Jim F. Groves is a South Bend attorney engaged in Civilian and General practice with the Law Firm of Lee, Groves, and Zales. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a philosophy and classical literature degree from the Great Books Program and also with a law degree. He enrolled in the United States Army as an infantry captain, after which he took up the practice of law. Jim has served on various not-for-profit boards, including the St. Joseph Valley Notre Dame Alumni Club (past president), the St. Joseph Valley Scholarship Foundation, The Fischoff Music Association, the South Bend Symphony, and various others. He is the past president of the St. Joseph County Bar Association and has served in numerous other professional organizations.