| LEGAL PRACTICE DESCRIPTION:|
|A Mediator and Arbitrator who has handled over 2,100 Mediations and Arbitrations in an enormous range of disputes, including Attorney Malpractice; Professional Liability; Insurance Law and Coverage Issues; Real Estate; Business Contracts; Business Dissolution; Construction Law; Labor and Employment Law; Defamation of character; Clear Water Act and Water Run-Off Issues; marital property division in divorce; Workers' Compensation; injured railroad employees (FELA); and personal injury and wrongful death claims including motor vehicle accidents, defective or dangerous Products, Premises Liability, Medical Negligence, Nursing Home Liability, and Traumatic Brain Injuries.
A Mediation & Arbitration Trainer and lecturer who has spoken on Mediation at numerous Seminars throughout Georgia and does a CLE presentation on Ethics and Professionalism in Mediation to Attorneys and Insurance Adjusters, who receive Continuing Education Credits for attending.
He has worked with 2 major Insurance Companies defending all types of insurance claims and, as a Defense Attorney, represented a local Hospital defending Medical Negligence claims.
As a Civil Trial Attorney he has represented thousands of injured victims and personally handled all types of personal injury claims and lawsuits including: automobile and tractor-trailer crashes; dangerous and defective products; slip-and-fall accidents and assault, battery, or rape when inadequate security is an issue; libel, slander, and defamation of character; medical malpractice and physician or hospital negligence; nursing home abuse or neglect; lawyer malpractice; and professional liability.|
|Free initial consultations offered to prospective clients.|
|Pro Bono Service: |
Jim regularly donates his time and effort to speak to groups on Mediation, Ethics, & Professionalism and gives free advice to potential clients to assist them in handling issues & problems, and even how to represent themselves in smaller matters, rat