James Winings became licensed to practice law in December of 2011, and he later joined Maria Jones Law Firm in April of 2012. Since then, he has been able to appear multiple times before every immigration judge in Arizona in over 300 separate hearings, including dozens of trials. Besides appearing in immigration court, James Winings has attended over 100 interviews before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. James loves to defend his clients and their families. He strives to help them achieve their goals to the best of his ability, within the confines of the law. He also challenges himself to find creative and aggressive strategies to attack his clients’ problems. He also is frank and honest with his clients regarding the likely outcome each individual case.
Before becoming an attorney, James Winings lived in Mexico near Monterrey Mexico, and then later in Mexico City, first as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and then as a summer intern for the international law firm of Baker & Mckenzie. James is the attorney at the Tucson Office of Maria Jones Law Firm. He directs and performs legal services for clients in southern Arizona, with the help of two legal assistants, a receptionist and an office manager. He also directs the Detainee Department for Maria Jones Law Firm, to help individuals who are held in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security in detention centers located in Eloy and Florence Arizona.