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James Davis was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Davis graduated with honors from the University of North Florida in 1996 and St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida in 1999. At St. Thomas Mr. Davis excelled in the classroom and the courtroom as a Certified Legal Intern for the City of Ft. Lauderdale Prosecutor’s Office. Mr. Davis won numerous academic awards at St. Thomas University and was honored as a "Who’s Who Among American Law Students."

Upon graduation, Mr. Davis immediately entered private practice with a small firm and began practicing criminal defense. Mr. Davis is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and in Federal Court.  Since 1999, Mr. Davis has successfully defended thousands of clients charged with drug offenses, robberies, burglaries, sexual offenses, economic crimes, and DUI’s.

Mr. Davis has not limited his talents and services to solely handling criminal cases. He has been involved in fighting for individuals injured in all types of accidents.

Mr. Davis also has extensive experience in contract negotiations in both traditional and action sports. As a former National Football League agent and negotiator for action sport athletes, he has negotiated millions of dollars in salary and endorsements for his clients.  Mr. Davis is called upon frequently to negotiate new endorsement opportunities and to find a way out of existing contracts.

Mr. Davis has an unwavering commitment and passion to achieving results for his clients. He is a member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and is active in the community.  He is proud to call Jacksonville his home.



Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 45%
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David H Willis

    James Davis is a great criminal law and DUI attorney. His devotion to his clients and cases is a role model to other attorneys. He knows criminal law and DUI law to a high level. He works his cases for success for his clients. You are in good hands with James Davis as your attorney. David Willis


    David Willis DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Justin Seth Drach

    James has the respect of his fellow lawyers and the judges he practices in front of. He is dedicated to his clients and everything he does is in their best interests. You cannot go wrong by hiring James on as your defense attorney.


    Justin Drach Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of James Davis , P.A.

300 West Adams Street
Suite 550
Jacksonville, FL, 32202


FLMember in Good Standing199906/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana LawsLegal Committee Member2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. D.T.Case dropped
State v. C.M.Reckless driving, no DUI
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of North FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996