Jim Rosenblatt assumed the duties as Dean of the Mississippi College School of Law in August 2003. His early schooling was in Woodville, Mississippi, with college at Vanderbilt University and law school at Cornell University. He was commissioned into the U.S. Army and entered the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, graduating with honors from the JAG Advanced Course. He remained at the Judge Advocate General’s School to teach and later had leadership assignments in Hawaii, Germany, Missouri, and Maryland. Retired from service in 2003 as a Colonel with 30 plus years of service, he holds the Distinguished Service Medal and three awards of the Legion of Merit.
He is a member of the bar in the states of New York and Missouri, has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, military courts, and the state courts of Missouri and New York. Dean Rosenblatt is a member of the American Bar Association, the Capital Area Bar Association (honorary), and the Rankin County Bar Association. He is a lifetime member of the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation. He was appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court to serve on the Access to Justice Commission, is a director in the Jackson Rotary Club, the past-president of the Mississippi chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and past-president of the Charles Clark Inn of Court.
Dean Rosenblatt is available to speak on Legal Education.