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Jim Fletcher is a partner at the firm of Smith Collins & Fletcher.


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.


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 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.




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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 90%
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Andrew Michael Dove

    Jim is an exceptional attorney in many regards. He is very knowledgeable in his areas of practice, quick on his feet, and a down to earth guy making him a rarity in today's legal field. Overall, a brilliant attorney who defines the phrase of being the "smartest guy in the room." I would highly recommend this attorney to anyone in the Atlanta area.


    Andrew Dove Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Thomas Edward Cardone

    Jim is an exceptional attorney and highly respected by those who have had the opportunity to work with him. His knowledge of the law and abilities as an advocate make him a valuable trial lawyer.


    Thomas Cardone Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Fletcher Law Firm

PO Box 88925
Dunwoody, GA, 30356


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200701/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Recognition AwardAmerican Bar Association Employment Section2007
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of AmericaN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFletcher Law Firm2014 - Present
PartnerMerritt & Fletcher2012 - 2014
Real Estate and Business Law AttorneyThe Geheren Firm2011 - 2012
Senior AttorneyWeinstock & Scavo PC2007 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
WealthCounselMember2013 - Present
Georgia State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Atlanta Lawyers ClubMember2011 - Present
DeKalb Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Sandy Springs Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
American Bar Association Litigation Section - Appellate Practice and Professional Liability CommitteesMember2009 - 2012
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Commercial Transportation Litigation CommitteeVice-Chair2005 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$1 Million Judgment - Breach of Real Estate Sales Contract$1 Million Judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
CLE Course Materials - Essentials of Foreclosure CLEGeorgia Judicial and Non-Judicial Foreclosure2011
Cobb Bar Association CLEThe Admissability of Illegally Intercepted Emails2009
Ga Superior Court Domestic Violence Benchbook (3rd Ed.)Criminal Law Chapter (contributing author)2007
ABA Business Litigation NewsRecent Developments in Lender Liability and Collection Law2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Essentials of ForeclosureKeynote Speaker - Judicial and Non-Judicial Foreclosure2011
CLEThe Admissability of Illegally Intercepted Emails2009