James graduated from Mount Aloysius College with an AA degree in Interpreter Training. He is a Nationally Certified Interpreter holding current certification through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). He has been an employee of SLS since its inception. James has had experience interpreting in a variety of settings including but not limited to: K-12, technical post-secondary education, university level courses, public events, video remote interpreting, concerts, political speakers, stage performaces, and mental health counseling. James also is fluent in Spanish and provides that service for SLS when necessary, sometimes handling 3 languages simultaneously.