James Tuck is a second year J.D. candidate who will graduate in May 2018. James was born and raised in Midland, Texas. He left Texas to study Physics at Grove City College, which is an hour north of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. After graduating, James enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He was stationed in North Carolina and served two tours to Afghanistan prior to his discharge in 2013. Following his enlistment, James received another undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Texas Permian Basin and worked for an oil and gas online asset brokerage firm. His legal interests include intellectual property law and energy law.