Ms. James-Weir provides litigation counseling primarily in the areas of First Amendment and media law. She represents news organizations as well as non-media clients in matters involving free speech; defamation; invasion of privacy; access to records under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act and the Freedom of Information Act; the Reporter's Shield Law; access to courtrooms; cameras in the courtroom; and legislative initiatives impacting the media.

Ms. James-Weir serves as co-counsel to the New Jersey Press Association and works closely with numerous news organizations and newspapers throughout the tristate area on a variety of legal issues affecting the media.


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Rutgers University (B.A.)

Professional Activities

New Jersey State Bar Association
Co-Chair, Media Law Committee

Supreme Court Bench Bar Media Subcommittee

Professional Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York

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