JAMES A. WOLKEN earned his Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, graduating cum laude in Business Administration, with Concentration in Computer Information Systems. Mr. Wolken was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honor Society. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduating cum laude, and was Chief Notes Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review, in which he was also published and recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award. During law school, Mr. Wolken completed an internship with the Office of the Alternate Public Defender of San Diego County and with the San Diego Unified School District. After passing the Bar Exam, Mr. Wolken volunteered with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar and has participated in the Tough Mudder, considered the "toughest event on the planet", raising money and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project.