Ponton Law

Ponton Law

Top Rated Atlanta Car and Truck Accident Attorney. Georgia Rising Star 2014-2017. Avvo Rating 10.0. 50+ Reviews Avvo/Google. Free Consultation, and NO FEE unless we get a recovery! Call and speak with James now 404-418-8507!

Firm Overview

Ponton Law has recovered millions in settlements and verdicts for our clients. 20+ Avvo reviews and Avvo rating 10/10. 20+ Google Reviews. Georgia Rising Star 2014-2017! No recovery, no fee.
Main Office
Main Office
2002 Summit Blvd. Suite 300
Atlanta  GA  30319
Phone
  • (404) 219-0473
Fax
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Free Consultation
Hourly Rates
Only contingency fees, our clients never pay out of pocket!

Office Information

Office Hours
8:30-6:30, after hours and weekend by appt.
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English
Auto Accident
Ponton Law has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients involved in car and trucking accidents
James started his practice working for the insurance companies. Since 2008, he has represented only individuals who have been harmed due to the negligence of others. His primary practice areas include car and trucking accidents throughout the metro Atlanta area. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and authored many successful appeals in our appellate courts. TV lawyers get TV settlement money! Call James now at 404-418-8507, all consultations free!

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

James started his practice working for an insurance defense law firm which defended some of the largest insurance companies in the State of Georgia. He saw up close the tactics they employ to deny injured folks full and fair compensation. In 2008, he decided that he would only represent folks who were injured and trained under the best trial lawyers in Georgia.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

James understands how car insurance companies approach and evaluate cases from the time they receive a letter of representation through trial because he has done it.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We pride ourselves on our customer service and attention to our clients. See what our former clients have said on Avvo.com or our Google reviews!

James Ponton

James T. Ponton graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in 2001 from Siena College in Loudonville, New York. He received his Juris Doctorate in 2004 from Albany Law School in Albany, New York. While at Albany Law, he was a member of the Albany Law Review as well as spending a year interning for The Honorable Joseph C. Teresi at the New York State Supreme Court. After graduation, he began his practice at Downey and Cleveland, LLP in Marietta, Georgia, representing insurance companies and their insureds in first and third party actions. While at Downey and Cleveland, LLP, he tried numerous cases to verdict as well as authoring numerous successful decisions in Georgia's appellate courts, including Penny v. McBride, 282 Ga. App. 590 (2007); Mealer v. Kennedy, 290 Ga. App. 432 (2008); and Whatley v. Sharma, 291 Ga. App. 228 (2008). As a former insurance defense attorney, James is keenly aware of litigation tactics employed by insurance companies to pressure the injured party to accept a smaller settlement or simply walk away from their case.

In 2008, James began his representation of Georgia families who have experienced personal injury or death due to the negligence of others when he joined Goldstein & Hayes, P.C., in Atlanta, Georgia. While at Goldstein & Hayes, P.C., he tried numerous cases to verdict, including Alexis Hall, by next friend and natural guardian Akili Hall v. Tampico Taxi, Inc., No. 07-EV-002644D, which resulted in a verdict in favor of the Halls on November 19, 2010, in the amount of $851,137.40. He has litigated numerous wrongful death, brain injury, trucking cases, and other cases involving catastrophic injuries. James was selected by his peers as a Georgia Rising Star in 2010, and 2014-2017. No more than 2.5% of lawyers in Georgia under the age of 40 are selected.
License
  • Bar Number: XXX971
    Georgia , 2005
Education
  • Siena College
    BA , 2001
  • Albany Law School
    JD , 2004

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