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James F. Davis ("Jim”) graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Accounting in 1994 and received his Juris Doctor from the George Mason University School of Law in 1997. While in law school Jim successfully passed the Certified Public Accountant examination. In addition, he was a member of the George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal.

Since graduating from law school, Jim has shared his time and talent on numerous community and local bar activities including mentoring new law students, participation in pro bono work on behalf of Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and serving on committees within the Fairfax Bar Association.

Prior to opening his own law firm, Jim was a partner at the law firm of Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis and Leary, P.C. Jim is an experienced trial attorney and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of criminal law, traffic law, civil litigation and personal injury law.

A Washington D.C. native, Jim lives with his wife Jennifer and two young children in Fairfax Virginia. Outside of practicing law, Jim enjoys recreational activities such as fishing, playing basketball and learning the guitar.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul L Mickelsen

    Jim Davis is a great litigator and a legal resource to lawyers in Northern Virginia. He handles civil and criminal cases with confidence and ability. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Paul Mickelsen Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Michael Chick Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim is one of those rare lawyers who has strong experience in a variety of areas. This breadth of experience serves his clients well. His civil litigation talents make him that much more effective for his criminal clients and vice versa. Jim and I have worked on legal matters together in the past, and I have always been envious of the incredible organization and attention to detail he brings to his cases.


    William Chick Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Office of James F. Davis, PC

10513 Judicial Drive
Suite 301
Fairfax, VA, 22030


VAAuthorized to practice law199703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Top Criminal Defense AttorneyNorthern Virginia Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
BV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyGreenspun, Shapiro, Davis and Leary, PC1999 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
George Mason American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
Beta Alpha Psi, National Honors Fraternity for Financial Information ProfessionalsN/AN/A
George Mason University Civil Rights Law JournalN/AN/A
Certified Public AccountantN/AN/A
Representative, Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) Policy BoardBoard MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Fairfax Bar AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Maryland, College ParkN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1994