James R. Tanner is a Utah employment law attorney. He was an employment lawyer with the federal government until he retired in 1998. Since that date, he has had a private practice of law in Tooele, Utah. He currently has a private practice of law with his son, Richard J. Tanner. Their firm, Tanner Law Office PLLC, provides legal services in the area of employment law, divorce and family law, criminal defense, wills, and general practice matters.