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Constitutional Rights, as guaranteed to every person in this country, are sacred. These rights are the foundation for our justice system, and must be defended zealously. We must never allow the Constitution to become just a door stop to the Courthouse.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    20 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
    20 years
  3. Construction & Development: 10%
    20 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 5%
    20 years
  5. Uncontested Divorce: 5%
    20 years



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jonathan Ross Brockman

    Jim is a criminal defense lawyer through and through. He is skillful and zealously represents his clients. I refer criminal work to him.


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  • William Harvey Sherman

    I endorse this lawyer. James is a smart, aggressive and knows how to deal well with prosecutors and judges. I have been impressed with his ability to achieve positive outcomes for his clients.


    William Sherman DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

The Hamilton Law Firm, P.C.

353 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA, 30040


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199411/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Past President Service AppreciationForsyth County Criminal Bar Association2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Hamilton Law Firm, P.C.1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member2007 - Present
National Association of Drug Court ProfessionalsMember2007 - Present
Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Gravitt, 289 Ga. App. 868Dismissal of all charges
State v. Woodall (Forsyth County Superior Court)Dismissal of all charges
State v. Woodall (Dawson County Superior Court)Dismissal of main charges
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Atlanta Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of FloridaBuilding ConstructionBSBCN1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
What to do if a lien is filed against you.Construction Lien Law1999