Jim Fletcher is a partner at the firm of Smith Collins & Fletcher.
As a registered neutral in the State of Georgia, Jim helps parties resolve their disputes outside of court through mediation. He brings significant experience at the state and federal level, in civil litigation matters including real estate, employment, construction, and debtor-creditor disputes.
Jim has represented landlords and tenants throughout the State of Georgia regarding both commercial and real estate leases, eviction, and cases regarding wrongful eviction.
Jim's estate planning practice focuses upon helping families enhance their lives today and secure their futures tomorrow. He also represents clients in minimizing the stress and expense of probate, trust and estate administration.
Finally, Jim continues to advise select clients regarding corporate and business law, and select complex litigation matters.
Jim graduated with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law, and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.
Jim rose to the level of senior associate at two prestigious Buckhead and Dunwoody law firms, where he developed experience in not only probate, estate planning and corporate law, but also in complex civil litigation and real estate matters.
Jim is a member of Wealth Counsel, a national organization of trusts and estates attorneys and other professionals who design sophisticated planning techniques for individuals and families.
Super Lawyers has selected Jim as a “Rising Star” for four straight years.
He is known as a legal scholar and enjoys educating the community. He has authored the book GEORGIA GARNISHMENT LAW (Law Publishing 2012), is a frequently-requested speaker for Georgia continuing legal education seminars, and founded the Kids Protection Center as an organization that provides parents and families with resources and information to help keep our children safe.
He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was Executive Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Justice/President of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.
He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Kennesaw State University.