James Kearns, Jones Walker LLP

Jim is an attorney with the Maritime Practice Group at Jones Walker LLP, living and working in St. Louis.  In his more than 30 years of legal practice, Jim has represented owners, operators, and financial institutions in vessel financing transactions, and the owners and operators of ports and terminals in a variety of commercial transactions.  He has served IRPT in various capacities for the past 10 years and is currently its Secretary and Treasurer.