With professional experience as both an Assistant Public Defender and a prosecutor in the State Attorney's Office, James is knowledgeable and confident to represent your legal needs.
James was born and raised in Lake County, Florida. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida. In 2010, James graduated cum laude from The University of Florida Levin College of Law. During law school and also after being admitted to the Bar, James worked in Family Law as a law clerk and then as a family law attorney for the Law Office of Andrea Black, P.A.
In his professional career, James worked for several years as a criminal defense attorney for the Public Defender in the Third Judicial Circuit. As a Public Defender, James has a winning record as a trial attorney. Recently he served as a prosecutor in the State Attorney's Office for the Fifth Judicial Circuit. James has prosecuted and defended a wide range of criminal cases from DUI to Armed Robbery. James' dedication to the law resulted in an undefeated record as a lead trial prosecutor.
As his professional record demonstrates, James will work tirelessly to represent the individual needs of his clients. He currently resides in Lake County with his wife, Jodi, and their two small children. James now represents clients from his office in Clermont.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2010||09/29/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Book Award in Criminal Law||University of Florida||2007|
|President||Law Office of James Modica IV P.A.||2015 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Lake County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
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