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About Me

David James was born in Columbia, Missouri. David graduated cum laude from Southeast Missouri State University with a major in English Literature.

David received his Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. While in law school, David received the Trial Advocacy Outstanding Advocate Award.


Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    7 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 15%
    7 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    7 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • John Derek James

    David is quickly earning a stellar reputation as an exceptional trial attorney. He is fearless in his defense of his clients and particularly knowledgable and experienced in DWI defense. His reputation and awards are well deserved.


    John James Civil Rights Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Matthew David Fry

    Attorney James is an excellent advocate from a top legal family. He cares about getting results and his clients.


    Matthew Fry DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

James Law Group, LLC

14 Richmond Center Court
Saint Peters, MO, 63376


MOGood Standing, Active200801/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 under 40The American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 40 under 40the American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 100The National Trial Lawyers2014
Trial Advocacy Outstanding Advocate Award.University of Illinois - Carbondale2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Legal InternJames Law Group2007 - 2008
InternSIU Legal Clinic2005 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Missouri State BarN/A2008 - Present
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southeast Missouri State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A