James E. Dangerfield: Your First Line of Defense For a DUI in Atlanta
Getting arrested for a DUI or any other crime is one of the most traumatic events people ever experience. I know this is true from personal experience and from first-hand accounts of the thousands of people I have represented in court since 1999. I also know that most people are confused about what can happen to them, what might happen to them, and what is likely to happen to them. When you visit me, I will clear up confusion and will walk you through the legal process step-by-step. You don’t need to worry about breaking the bank because it won’t cost you a penny upfront.
I will consult with you, for a reasonable time, for free. If you decide you want me to represent you or continue consulting, I will charge a reasonable fee. I answer my own phone. If I don’t answer, it’s because I can’t. If you need to talk to me before I call you back, consider calling me again.
General Criminal, DUI, Traffic, Domestic Relations, Wills & Estates, and Immigration Defense
When it comes to your defense, you need someone you can trust to protect your name. You also want to find someone with years of legal experience inside and outside the courtroom. I have more than a decade of experience representing a variety of clients in courts in the Atlanta area. Please take a moment to review my credentials:
- Represented thousands of clients in court
- Prosecuted for two years
- Public defender for eight years at City of Atlanta Municipal Court
- BA from Clemson University ‘94
- JD Georgia State University ‘99
- Currently own a private practice with the sole focus of criminal and DUI defense
- Admitted to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina
You might also be interested in knowing what professional organizations I belong to:
- National College for DUI Defense
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Atlanta Bar Association
- Cobb Bar Association
- Stonewall Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
I am dedicated to my clients and the outcome of the case. Personal freedom, autonomy and privacy are God-given rights that must be defended. When the State wishes to act against an individual, my role is to insure that every good and lawful defense is raised, every right preserved, all procedures exhausted and every opportunity explored before the State acts.
DUIs and criminal charges can have lasting effects on your future if it is not taken care of properly from the very start. Working with an experienced attorney can increase your chances of reduced sentencing. No matter what your situation is, I will listen to you and determine the best course of legal action.
If my outlook on my role as a defense lawyer, criminal or otherwise, makes sense to you, please give me a call.