Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, James Temple III worked for one year with a small workers’ compensation firm in Ellicott City, Maryland and three years with Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company (formerly IWIF).  During this time, he focused primarily on workers’ compensation defense, while tackling such ancillary issues such as coverage and conflicts of interest.

During law school, James clerked for the Honorable Robert N. Dugan and the Honorable Nancy M. Purpura in the Baltimore County Circuit Court.  He also participated in mock trial litigation with the Trial Team under the American Association of Justice.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016 – 2021


James is a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association.