James Palmer
Gender: Male   Male
Status: Alive
Portrayed by: Brian Dietzen
 First Appearance
  ●   NCIS: Split Decision (episode)
 Last Appearance
  ●   NCIS: n/a- main character.
List of Appearances

James "Jimmy" Palmer is a Doctor and the current assistant to NCIS Chief Medical Examiner Donald Mallard and also a member of the NCIS Major Case Response Team.

Originally a temporary replacement for Ducky's original Medical Examiner Assistant, Gerald Jackson who had temporary left NCIS to recover from his own experiences with terrorist Ari Haswari, Palmer subsequently became the permanent replacement after Jackson resigned from NCIS for good after another encounter with Ari with Palmer holding the role to this day.



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As the Assistant to the Chief Medical Examiner for NCIS, Jimmy is often tasked with helping Ducky perform numerous autopsies on the many bodies that NCIS often receive in order to determine if the deaths were natural or as a result of murder.

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Donald "Ducky" MallardEdit

Anthony "Tony" DiNozzoEdit

Michelle LeeEdit

Abigail "Abby" SciutoEdit

Leroy Jethro GibbsEdit

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