James D. Fox


850 Park Shore Drive
Trianon Centre, 3rd Floor
Naples, FL 34103
P 239.649.2705
F 239.261.3659
E jfox@ralaw.com

James D. Fox


Phone: (239) 649-2705
Fax: (239) 261-3659
Email: jfox@ralaw.com

Mr. Fox focuses his practice on matters involving civil litigation and government law. He has represented individual, education, government and corporate clients, in cases involving constitutional rights, land use, real estate, personal injury and wrongful death, construction defects, contract disputes, merchandise fabrication and shipping disputes, unfair trade practices and constitutional rights.

Representative Matters

  • Complex Section 1983 Constitutional rights actions, including free speech, religious liberty, 4th Amendment Rights, and equal protection claims
  • Complex Construction defect claims
  • Non-compete, tradename, and trademark enforcement
  • Shareholder and member disputes regarding LLCs
  • real estate claims involving contracts, easements, boundary encroachments, land-locking, and quiet title actions
  • Federal, Title VII, ADA, and FMLA claims
  • Commercial foreclosures
  • Commercial landlord tenant litigation


  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2013)
  • City Councilman, Steubenville, OH (1998-2000)
  • Presidential Appointment to Department of Energy (1990-1991)
  • Adjunct Professor of Government, Franciscan University (Former)


  • J.D., Ave Maria School of Law
    • Ave Maria Law Review
  • B.A., University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • M.A., Georgetown University

Community Affiliations

  • St. John Neumann High School, School Board Chairman
  • Ave Maria School of Law, Board of Visitors
  • St. Agnes Church, Parish Council



  • "Land Use and Environmental Dispute Resolution Act" - Florida Municipal Attorneys Association Conference
  • "Avoiding the Perils of Municipal Contracting: Ten Special Considerations" - Florida Municipal Attorneys Association Conference

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