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James Arthur Goldstein

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At the head of Goldstein & Hayes is Jim Goldstein, a trial attorney with over 30 years of experience that has ranked him as one of the top litigators in the country with the highest peer review rating for his ethical standards and professional ability.   The firm has obtained multi-million dollar recoveries for our clients in personal injury, medical malpractice, drowning and wrongful death cases.  "We represent individuals and families who have been seriously injured or suffered a tragic loss, so the results of these cases will affect their lives forever.  We take each case personally," says Jim Goldstein.  "No verdict or settlement will replace what our clients have lost, but it can allow them to move on with thier lives and provide for the families." 


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
  2. Brain Injury: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Birth Injury: 20%



Contingent (35-50%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Contact info

Goldstein & Hayes, PC

3060 Peachtree Road, NW
Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA, 30305


GAActive Member in Good Standing 198008/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top LawyerFortune Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGoldstein & Hayes, PC2005 - Present
PrincipalJames A Goldstein, PC2000 - 2005
PartnerGoldstein & Law, LLP1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationExecutive CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wright v. The Medical Centerconfidential
valcourt v. federal express groundconfidential
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Union College (Schenectady, NY)PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ExpertsExpert Witness Preparation2006
Advanced Trial PracticeTrial Techniques1997

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