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The staff at the Gulley Law Firm makes itself available to you. We keep close track of every aspect of your case, keep you informed about all major developments, and make certain you aware of what is expected of you by the courts during the entire process.

Tennessee residents turn to attorney James M. Gully for their legal representation. He has 20 years of trial court experience and has represented clients in a wide assortment of personal injury and criminal law matters. His aggressive advocacy provides protections of your rights after facing an arrest and assures the meeting of your needs when you have been injured through no fault of your own.

What We Can Do To Help You

We do business from our downtown Memphis firm professionally. We've done business out of that location for a long time and plan on continuing helping out our clientele for as long as we can. James Gulley is a hands-on lawyer who involves himself in every facet of your case.

James is a skilled and knowledgeable criminal law attorney whose services you can afford. He is in court almost every day and knows all of its written and unwritten rules. When it comes to personal injury matters, he fights for you in making certain you receive every cent of compensation you need and deserve. James not only is comfortable trying your case in court, but also has the skills to negotiate for what best meets your circumstances.

His professional staff includes trained paralegals providing exemplary legal and administrative services when it comes to assisting you. Our staff calls to remind you of court dates and deadlines. They are prompt and efficient, and always make certain, if necessary, that your case is ready to try in court.


Contact info

Gulley Law Firm

119 S. Main Street
Suite 500
Memphis, TN, 38103

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
  4. Car Accident: 25%



Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Jason Michael Matthews

    James is a great lawyer! He will work hard to ensure you receive effective legal representation.


    Jason Matthews Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerGulley Law Firm2010 - Present
PartnerCordts & Gulley, PLLC2001 - 2010
OwnerGully Law Firm1994 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2004 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fairy Berry v. City of MemphisTennessee Court of Appeals affirmed $150,000.00 judgement was reasonable.
Lilia Morote v. Dowdy AlmondThe jury awarded Mr. Gulley’s client $148,000.00 in damages.
Audrey Mayo v. Kroger Limited PartnershipThe case was settled the night before trial for substantially more than had been offered prior to trial.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Rhodes CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989