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C. James Williams III

Personal injury Attorney at Midlothian, VA

5.0   7 reviews

also known as Jim Williams, Charles James Williams III

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  • Licensed for 36 years
    State VA
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Learn C.’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    30%
    If you or a loved one are hurt in an accident and it's not your fault, contact the expert personal injury attorney Jim Williams Get results! Call 804-794-0080

    32 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Personal injury
    30%
    If you or a loved one are hurt and it's not your fault, contact the expert personal injury attorney Jim Williams Get results! Call 804-794-0080

    32 years, 1,000 cases

  3. Trucking accident
    20%
    If you are hurt in a truck accident and it's not your fault, contact the expert personal injury attorney Jim Williams Get results! Call 804-794-0080

    1,000 cases

  4. Slip and fall accident
    10%
    If you or a loved one are hurt in any slip and fall accident and it's not your fault, contact the expert personal injury attorney Jim Williams Get results! Call 804-794-0080

    1,000 cases

  5. Medical malpractice
    5%

  6. Wrongful death
    5%

JIM WILLIAMS JOINED BURNETT & WILLIAMS IN 2006 AS THE LEAD PARTNER IN THE RICHMOND AREA, WITH MIDLOTHIAN AND HOPEWELL, VIRGINIA OFFICES. HE PROVIDES THE ONE-TO-ONE ATTENTION CLIENTS DESERVE IN EACH CASE.

Jim Williams is a summa cum laude graduate of George Mason University school of law who began representing injured plaintiff’s in 1999.  A veteran litigator, he has tried more than one hundred personal injury jury cases and was appellate counsel in Virginia’s leading scientific evidence case, Tittsworth v. Robinson. Jim Williams joined Burnett & Williams in 2006 as the lead partner in the Richmond area, with offices in Midlothian and Hopewell, Virginia. He is a regular contributor of law journal articles on personal injury law and litigation issues. Jim’s wealth of experience in insurance coverage matters provides invaluable expertise in an insurance-driven legal environment that becomes more complex each year.

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Location

Burnett & Williams, P.C.
224 North Main Street
Suite 360
Hopewell, VA, 23860
Burnett & Williams, P.C.
6 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23220
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Reviews

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Posted by Nate | October 2, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Jim Williams = Excellent Attorney
I highly recommend Jim Williams if you are in need of legal assistance! He is an expert at what he does and will work very hard to get results. Jim has the ability to make you feel as if you are his only client when the fact is he is highly demanded. I can not say enough about his professionalism, genuine care, and great communications skills as a legal attorney. He strived and excelled when it came to representing me and my family. Jim Williams guided us through the legal process and helped us to the end of our case with great results when other lawyers couldn't help or fell short. Again, I would recommend Jim to anyone in need of legal help because he is that good, and I am forever thankful for how he helped me and my family through a very difficult time.
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Posted by Brad | November 3, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Attorney at Law
Jim has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Plus, he is quite patient and understanding. Jim is an excellent choice as your lawyer in any personal injury matter.
Posted by anonymous | August 19, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My Lawyer Jim Williams
I hired Jim to represent me in a personal injury case. I was very impressed with him and his staff. They were very professional and did exactly what they said they would do. We went up against a large company. I would recommend C. James Williams III to all my friends and family.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Burnett & Williams, PC
  • 2006 - Present
  • Sole Practitioner Attorney
  • C. JAMES WILLIAMS III
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Partner
  • Marks & Williams, P.C.
  • 1999 - 2004
  • Managing Trial Attorney
  • Progressive Casualty Ins. Co.
  • 1993 - 1999
  • Associate Attorney
  • Morris & Morris
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Associate Attorney
  • Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, LLP
  • 1988 - 1991
  • Law Clerk
  • Honorable Glen M. Williams of The U.S. District Court in Western District of Virginia
  • 1987 - 1988
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Education

  • George Mason University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • George Mason University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1982

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Titsworth v. Robinson (252 Va. 151, 475 SE2d 261 (1996))
  • Reversed and remanded.
  • Schlimmer v. Poverty Hunt Club (268 Va. 74, 597 SE2d 43 (2004))
  • Reverse and remanded.

Associations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Program
  • Attorney
  • 2004 - Present
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Attorney
  • 2000 - Present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Attorney
  • 1996 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Attorney
  • 1991 - Present
  • Chesterfield Country Bar Association
  • Attorney
  • 1991 - Present
  • City of Richmond Bar Association
  • Attorney
  • 1991 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Attorney
  • 1987 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney
  • 1987 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Board Certified
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
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Publications

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • May the Defense Advise the Jury that you Client is an Illegal Alien
  • 2003
  • Virginia Law Foundation
  • Insurance Law In Virginia
  • 2002
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy: What's the Difference?
  • 2002
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Effect of Plaintiff's Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case on a Bodily Injured Claim
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • Practical Law 101
  • Career advice to budding lawyers
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
Endorse C.
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is a seasoned, highly skilled and very effective personal injury / trial attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jim's years of experience as an insurance defense attorney have honed his abilities to effectively represent plaintiffs in personal injury actions. Jim knows personal injury law through and through."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Actions speak louder than words. Jim's results show his command of the law. Without hesitation, I endorse Jim for his work in Personal Injury."
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Midlothian Personal injury Lawyer C. James Williams III
C. James Williams III
Personal injury Attorney
Midlothian, VA
Licensed for 36 years
Free Consultation
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