Attorney James Humphries is an "AV" rated lawyer from Detroit, MI. Atty. Humphries has demonstrated “high ethical standing” over his more than 30 years of legal practice. An “AV Preeminent” rating, most notably the highest, is significant because it is bestowed upon lawyers by their peers through America's largest and oldest attorney rating service, Martindale-Hubbell. Atty. Humphries graduated from the University of Michigan with both his Bachelors of Science and his Doctor of Jurisprudence.
He has served as both attorney and administrator for the City of Detroit, the City of Dearborn, Detroit Public Schools, as well as Lansing Community College. A skilled litigator, Atty. Humphries has won substantial rulings for municipal agencies and private citizens, alike.
When representing clients in criminal proceedings his clients get the benefit of an attorney whom spent years as a prosecuting attorney. His criminal defense practice is robust representing the legal interests of individuals in district, state, and federal courts.
But every case isn’t about recouping losses. In those instances, he’s helped families win their homes back from foreclosures as well as establish and protect limited liability company, not-for-profits, and faith-based organizations.
Atty. Humphries’ practice also includes family law, contract law, probate law, and civil rights law.
He is Director of the Trustee Board at Second Ebenezer Church in Detroit where he and his family have attended for more than twenty years. He also serves as legal counsel for his church and a number of other congregations across metro-Detroit. Currently he serves on the board of a handful of foundations, most notably the Andrew and Mary Jane Humphries Foundation and as Vice President of the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Metropolitan Detroit.
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