James Edward Kilkelly is an Irish-American lifelong criminal.
According to Saul Goodman, the outside world "hasn't been kind" to James. He has spent 44 of his 58 years in prison.
- 1963 - Stealing a vending machine.
- 1975 - Breaking and entering.
- 1982 - Grand theft auto.
- 1984 - Armed robbery.
- 1987 - Unknown charge.
- 1992 - Unknown charge.
After being arrested for selling blue meth, Badger is asked to identify his boss, known only as "Heisenberg." James is hired by Saul Goodman to pose as Heisenberg during a meeting with Badger while the two are being watched by the DEA. Officers Hank Schrader, Steven Gomez, and Getz witness a deal being done between Badger and Kilkelly. Police quickly descend on the pair and arrest Kilkelly, believing him to be Heisenberg.