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I've been a practicing trial lawyer since 2002. I'm also a part-time web developer and general all-around computer geek.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
    12 years
  2. Family: 40%
    12 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    12 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • James Charles Shields

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Contact info

Cohan Law Group, LLC

3340 Peachtree Road
Suite 580
Atlanta, GA, 30326

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200201/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselCohan Law Group, LLC2013 - Present
PartnerGibson, Deal, Fletcher and Dunham, P.C.2001 - 2013
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyer's Club of AtlantaMember2009 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaAdmitted2002 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fontaine v. Guth, 402 F.3d 1083 (11th Cir. 2005)won interlocutory appeal and $168K summary jmt
BJL Enterprises, LLC v. Level One Contact, Inc., 314 Ga. App. 42 (2012)grant of summary judgment (no trial necessary) affirmed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Book (self-published)A Brief Guide to Georgia Evictions2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)EconomicsMA - Masters1999
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa (main campus)International RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLELandlord-Tenant (various issues)2014
CLELandlord-Tenant (various issues)2013