Ms. James is a partner in the Atlanta office. After receiving her Bachelors Degree, cum laude, in Criminal Justice from the University of Georgia, Ms. James then graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, with her J.D. While in law school, she was an active member of the University of Georgia Moot Court Team, a semi-finalist in the Intrastate Moot Court competition, and a quarter-finalist in the Russell Moot Court competition. In addition, she was on the editorial board and a notes editor for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law and a pupil in the Chattahoochee Inn of Court.
In 2014, Ms. James was selected for the Southern Region Lawyers of Color Hot List. In 2015, Ms. James was listed as one of Georgia's Top 40 Under 40 by The National Black Lawyers. She was also selected as a Rising Star in 2017 and 2018.
Ms. James has successfully drafted and submitted numerous appellate briefs to the appellate courts in Georgia. She has been involved in appellate cases involving multiple areas of the law, including medical malpractice, premises liability and property law. Ms. James has extensive knowledge of the appellate rules and procedures governing the appeals process in Georgia.
University of Georgia, B.A in Criminal Justice, cum laude, 2005
University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 2009
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
All Georgia State and Superior Courts
United States District Court
Northern District of Georgia
Co-authored "Business Record Production - Ensuring The Story Is Complete" USLAW, 2015
Lawyers of Color 2014 Hot List (Southern Region)
2015 The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2018
Defense Research Institute
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.