John Jerome (JJ) Thompson works as the criminal and civil paralegal for the Kansas City office of Hollingshead & Dudley. As a paralegal, he is responsible for managing Mr. Dudley's docket, communicating with clients, and assisting with the drafting of legal documents.

JJ studied political science and philosophy at Arkansas State University, where he was captain of the debate team and News Editor for the school paper. He enjoys political discourse, Brazilian Ju Jitsu, and craft beer. He is the Assistant Director of Forensics at Missouri Western State University, and has won four intercollegiate debate national championships.