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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 15%
  4. Violent Crime: 10%
  5. White Collar Crime: 5%



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Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Steven Saad

    James is an excellent attorney with a flawless reputation. Everyone knows that he will be overly prepared, considerate, and even keeled. His time as a public defender gives him a unique perspective that can only benefit his current clients. I whole heartedly endorse this attorney.


    Steven Saad DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Grant Stephen Scheuring

    I first got to know James when he was an Assistant Public Defender for Wake County. He cares for his clients and gets results. You're in good hands with James.


    Grant Scheuring Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Hatch, Little & Bunn, LLP

327 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC, 27603



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Floyd B. McKissick AwardNorth Carolina Central University School of Law2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateHatch, Little & Bunn, L.L.P.2011 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Wake County Public Defender2007 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina State BarN/A2007 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. FreemanVacated on Appeal - Unpublished Opinion
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Wake Forest UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000