A sense of duty compelled me to join the U.S. Army after we were attacked on 9/11. I had to do more to serve.

A 30-year-old attorney, I closed my law practice, enlisted, earned an age waiver to fly Black Hawk helicopters, and became a Screaming Eagle serving in the 101st Airborne Division. In Iraq, I saw what happens when the rule of law breaks down.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 15, 2020 NASHVILLE – As U.S. Senate candidate Bill Hagerty shamelessly sold insider information from the White House COVID-19 Task Force yesterday for cold hard campaign cash in a conference call with fellow Task Force member Art Laffer, decorated Iraq war veteran James Mackler addressed local gun safety activists, earned endorsements […]

By Stephen Elliott Nashville Post May 13, 2020 NASHVILLE — With campaigning largely on hold due to the coronavirus, political and labor groups continue a string of endorsements in Tennessee races. This week, both the Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association and NARAL Pro-Choice America announced their support for Nashville attorney James Mackler, one of the […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2020 WASHINGTON — NARAL Pro-Choice America today announced its endorsement of James Mackler in his campaign to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate. Mackler is a Nashville attorney, military veteran, and member of the Tennessee National Guard. He is now seeking to fill the seat being vacated by Republican Senator […]