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James Edward Dangerfield

James Edward Dangerfield

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, General Practice

James Dangerfield

About Me

Just because a police officer says it doesn't make it so.

Behave yourself; if not, call me (tm).


Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    15 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. General Practice: 10%
    15 years, 200 cases



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (10%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Frank Thomas Gomez

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known James for over nine years. James is a solid litigator with a vast knowledge of criminal law from his experience as an assistant solicitor and public defender in the City of Atlanta court system. James is straightforward, direct and honest with his clients and will fight zealously for their rights. He is well-liked by judges, prosecutors and fellow criminal defense attorneys.


    Frank Gomez Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Cory Earl Yager

    Mr. Dangerfield is always willing to take on the cause of his clients and to work towards a positive resolution to the case. Mr. Dangerfield is very personable and has developed relationships with police officers, solicitor's and judges that help him to navigate his clients through the difficult process of defending an alleged DUI in Georgia. I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Cory Yager DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Atlanta, GA


GAActive Member in Good Standing 199905/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
City of Atlanta Office of Public Defender Attorney of the MonthCity of Atlanta Office of Public Defender2006
Distinguished AlumnusBishop England High School, Charleston (S.C.)1998
Charleston Civitan Citizenship AwardCivitan Club of Charleston (S.C.)1990
Msgr John L. Manning Catholicity AwardRev P N Lynch Assembly, Knights of Columbus1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
LawyerJames E Dangerfield, LLC2008 - Present
LawyerDaryl G. LeCroy and Associates, LLC2003 - 2005
Assistant Public DefenderCity of Atlanta2001 - 2008
General CounselCarey Limousine of Atlanta1999 - Present
Student AttorneyGeorgia State University Federal Tax Clinic1998 - 1999
Assistant SolicitorCity of Atlanta Solicitor1998 - 2001

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Defenders of Drinking Drivers (DODD) -- Georgia ChapterMember2008 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseMember2008 - Present
The Commerce Club of GeorgiaMember2000 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Stonewall Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
IPTAYMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. N.F.Not Guilty
State v. Eliot GreenDUI reduced to Reckless Driving on day of trial
State v Sammy PlowdenReduced to Reckless Driving

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Clemson SpectatorIn Defense of Single-Sex Education1992

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Clemson UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Bishop England High SchoolN/AN/A1990