James J. Sexton was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and raised in Rockland County, New York. In additional to his legal practice, James has taught undergraduate courses in Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Propaganda and Public Speaking at a number of colleges and universities including NYU and Ramapo College of New Jersey. His research, essays and poetry have been published in such varied media as People Magazine, ETC: The Journal of General Semantics and Tricycle : The Buddhist Quarterly.
In his limited free time James enjoys reading, cooking, motorcycle riding and competing in endurance athletic events. James is an active mixed martial artist and began studying Okinawan Goju Ryu karate at the age of nine. He currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing and frequently competes in amateur grappling and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting.
James resides in Bergen County, New Jersey with his two sons.