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.
Badger is asked to identify his boss, known only as "Heisenberg" (A.K.A. Walter White). James is hired 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.