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James S. V. Weston

Of Counsel
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Phone: (706) 955-4174
           (706) 737-3138 (Toll Free)
Fax: (706) 738-3973
Email: E-mail Me

Jamie Weston's practice focuses on civil and Commercial Litigation, with a primary emphasis on professional malpractice defense. He was with a large firm in Augusta for eleven years, and prior to that worked with two firms in the Atlanta area. Upon graduation from law school in 1996, he clerked for the judges of the Augusta Judicial Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Professional Malpractice Defense
  • 10% Insurances Defense Litigation
  • 10% Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006

Education

  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1996
  • University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: U.S. History

Published Works

  • "What in the World is EMTALA?": An Introduction to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, Defense Research Institute: Current Issues in Medical Liability and Health Care Law, 2009

Representative Clients

  • MCG Health, Inc.
  • Augusta Oncology Associates
  • CSRA Therapy Services, Inc.
  • Western World Insurance

Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers "Rising Star", 2005 - 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America (Medical Malpractice Law), 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 1999 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Kiwanis Club of Augusta, Board of Directors, 2011 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hull Barrett, P.C., Associate & Partner, 2000 - 2011
  • Carlock Copeland, Associate, 1998 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Leadership Georgia, 2009 - Present
  • Volunteer, University Hospital, 2008 - Present
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