An Ohio native, born and raised, James Proctor graduated from Kettering Fairmont West High School before pursuing his undergraduate degree at Ohio State University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Ornamental Horticulture in June 1974. Upon graduating, James worked as a landscape designer in Norfolk, Virginia, and the Lima and Findlay areas of Ohio.
After a few years, he decided to seek a major career change and was admitted to the University of Akron School of Law. James graduated with his law degree in June 1980.
Ohio State Bar Association
J.D. — University of Akron School of Law, 1980
B.S. Agriculture — The Ohio State University, 1974