James B. Trotter

Partner
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Phone: (706) 737-3138
Fax: (706) 738-3973
Email: E-mail Me

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Jim's practice focuses on real estate development and transactions, and commercial litigation. He has represented numerous individuals and businesses in the Augusta area acquire real estate, refinance it, and also prosecute and defend commercial litigation when necessary. He has collected past due accounts for businesses, and has experience collecting judgments by levying on real and personal property. Jim was born and raised in Augusta. He is married to Kim, and they have three children, Barrett, Sara Beth and Ellie.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Real Estate and Business Transactions
  • 50% Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2000

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2000
    • Law Review: Georgia Law Review, Notes Editor, 1998 - 1999
  • Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
    • B.A. cum laude - 1997
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Georgia Rising Star, 2006 - 2007
  • Super Lawyers, Georgia Rising Star, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Augusta Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2010 - 2012

Pro Bono Activities

  • Deacon, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2010 - 2013
  • Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Easter Seals East Georgia, Inc., 2005 - 2011
  • Board of Trustees, Episcopal Day School, 2009 - 2015
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Episcopal Day School, 2011 - 2013
  • Board of Directors, CSRA Community Foundation, 2015 - present
  • Board of Directors, Augusta Country Club, 2015 - present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon