Justin K. Holcombe


Tennessee; Georgia; U.S. Virgin Islands; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; District Court of the Virgin Islands;
U.S. Court of International Trade; District of Columbia Bar (pending). 


The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
• LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, with highest honors -- January 2005

Duke University School of Law, Hong Kong and Geneva programs
• Participant, Geneva Institute in Transnational Law, July-August 2003
• Participant, Asian-American Institute in Transnational Law, July-August 2002

The Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL
• J.D., magna cum laude, certificate in International Law – December 2003
• Order of the Coif
• Member of the Florida State University Journal of Transnational Law & Policy
• Dean’s List; class rank 14 out of 205
• Book Award for the highest grade, A+ in four courses: Land Use Planning (Fall 2002); Professional
  Responsibility (Summer 2003); Environmental Law (Fall 2003); Public International Law (Fall 2003)

The University of Tennessee – Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
• B.S., Political Science, magna cum laude, minor in Communications, May 2001
• Frank W. Prescott Outstanding Graduating Senior Award; Political Science Club President


Dudley, Topper, and Feuerzeig, LLP -   dtflaw.com
Associate -- January 2005 to present

• Actively managed a large and diverse commercial litigation caseload by preparing pleadings, addressing discovery issues, arguing motions in court,
  and handling appellate issues. 

• Drafted and filed numerous appellate briefs; managed court deadlines; represented clients during court-ordered mediation; provided advice on export law,
  international law, and ICC arbitration rules; actively worked on aviation and banking matters.

• Handled court-appointed criminal law cases including appellate work and habeas corpus hearing; coached local high school moot court team.

George Washington University – International Institute of Tourism Studies, Washington, DC
Legal Research Assistant to Executive Director
• International law research relating to meeting planner liability, contracts, and arbitration
• Analyses of legal materials, case briefs, and detailed outlining of data.

Uhlfelder and Associates, P.A., Tallahassee, FL
Legal Intern and writer
-- Summer 2002
• Statutory and legislative analyses, speech preparation, composition of newspaper articles written,
   and drafting various materials used in the lobbying practice


Solutions for Regulating Offshore Outsourcing in the Service Sector:  Using the Law, Market, International Mechanisms,
  and Collective Organization as Building Blocks; University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law (Spring 2005).

• Protecting Ecosystems and Natural Resources by Revising Conceptions of Ownership, Rights, and Valuation; Journal of Land,
  Resources and Environmental Law (Fall 2005)


• Traveled extensively to over 25 different countries in Europe, Asia, South America, and Oceania.
• Interested in technology, media, environmental responsibility, physical fitness and health foods
• Completed legal and undergraduate education in 5 and 1/2 years

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