James L. Paisley



James L. Paisley is an Atlanta native. He grew up in Marietta, GA and did his undergraduate work at Georgia Tech and graduated with high honors. After completing law school at Florida State University near the top of his class, he began his legal carrer as a public defender. This perspective did wonders before he switched sides and became a state prosecutor for several years. As a prosecutor Mr. Paisley got the experience of knowing most judges, and the most experienced attorneys and litigating with all of them. As a prosecutor Mr. Paisley tried over fifty jury-trials against the most reputable attorneys.

James L. Paisley was not meant to be a prosecutor. He realized that really good people make honest mistakes and they need effective representation at affordable prices. He missed the client contact and being able to help people put their life back together. He started his defense work again and started focusing on only traffic related cases like DUI’s and other traffic citations. After opening his own practice, the firm has grown because people recognize how important their situation is to The Paisley Law Group.

Payment
Fees: Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Ferguson & Paisley, LLC162 South Virginia Avenue
Suite C
Tifton, GA, 31794

Office (770) 884-4577

License
State Status Acquired Updated
GA Active Member in Good Standing 2009 05/20/2016
FL Member in Good Standing 2006 06/20/2016

Awards
Rising Star Super Lawyers 2016
Best of 2012 Creative Loafing 2012

Work experience
Partner Ferguson & Paisley, L.L.C. 2014 – Present
Owner, Managing Partner Paisley Law Group, LLC 2010 – Present
Trial Lawyer Hollander Law Office, PA 2009 – 2011
Assistant District Attorney Florida State Attorney’s Office 2007 – 2009
Public Defender Florida Public Defenders Office 2006 – 2007
Assistant District Attorney Legal Aid Of North Florida 2005 – 2006
General Counsel Children’s Advocacy Center 2005 – 2006

Education
Florida State University College of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2006
Georgia Institute of Technology Business Management – High Honors BS – Bachelor of Science 2002

Speaking engagements
Candler Park Powercore What To Do When You’re Busted 2012
Florida Bar Personal Injury 2011

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