Georgia Personal Injury Trial Attorneys

Attorney James Named Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer in Atlanta

By: Fry | Goehring

Each year The National Trial Lawyers selects the best young attorneys for inclusion in its Top 40 Under 40. Fry | Goehring is proud to announce that Jeffrey James has been named to this prestigious list.

Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.


Mr. James joined Fry | Goehring in 2020 as an associate litigation attorney. Previously, he helped manage the pre-litigation department at a large Atlanta firm. He developed many skills in both the practice of civil litigation and client services.

Mr. James started off his legal career fighting for plaintiffs’ rights. At Fry | Goehring, he continues to help injured victims of negligence recover the compensation they deserve.

While earning his Juris Doctor at Barry University School of Law, Mr. James found his legal calling in litigation. He competed as a member of Barry University School of Law’s nationally ranked trial team. The experience gave him valuable courtroom skills in trial competitions across the nation. Along with being an active member of his law school’s trial team, he also excelled in legal research and writing and became a published law review author.

An avid surfer, Mr. James enjoys traveling with his wife to various surf destinations around the globe. He grew up in Florida, but now calls Georgia his home where he and his wife are raising two toddlers.

Mr. James is admitted to practice in the following venues:

  • Georgia State and Superior Courts
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S District Court for Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

His professional affiliations include the following:

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Georgia Bar
  • American Association of Justice


Membership is extended only to the most qualified attorneys from each state. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

To be offered membership, an attorney must demonstrate superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership. They must encompass the knowledge, skill, experience, and success held by only the best lawyers in America.

Top 40 Under 40’s mission is the following:

  • To promote a unique and professional networking opportunity for young lawyers
  • To develop progressive ideas to pursue justice for those injured by the negligence of others
  • To educate the public about the importance of access to courts that are free of bias and undue influence
  • To protect the right of trial by jury

By combining resources, power, and influence, The National Trial Lawyers is devoted to preserving and protecting justice for all.


Fry | Goehring has been serving the Atlanta area since 2011. Our attorneys and hardworking are dedicated to obtaining justice and the fair compensation that our clients deserve.

We handle a broad range of personal injury actions in Georgia, including the following:

Our legal team is experienced, detail-oriented, and deeply compassionate. We represent our clients in an aggressive, yet respectful, manner.

If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else, you might have grounds for a personal injury case. The first step is to schedule a free consultation. Submit our online contact form or call (404) 969-1284. Same-day appointments are available.