JK
JK

James L. Kelly

Licensed for 29 years

Attorney in Brandon, MS

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Felonies, Misdemeanors 12 more areas of practice + 12 more

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  • 4.4/5.0 5 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.3/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.3/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/18/12 in Criminal Defense

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 07/02/12 in Criminal Law

    I have known Jim for about 13 years. In my opinion he is one of the best criminal defense attorneys in central Mississippi. When my clients have criminal issues, I refe... Read more

    I have known Jim for about 13 years. In my opinion he is one of the best criminal defense attorneys in central Mississippi. When my clients have criminal issues, I refer them to Jim.

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/02/12 in Criminal Defense

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Principal on 07/02/12 in Criminal Law

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 07/02/12 in Criminal Defense

    Jim is a good lawyer. I've known him for over 20 years. He was an ADA and is now in private practice. He does a good job in aggressively representing his clients. Read more

    Jim is a good lawyer. I've known him for over 20 years. He was an ADA and is now in private practice. He does a good job in aggressively representing his clients.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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Credentials

Position
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Admission Details
Admitted in 1987, Mississippi
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
1990, Tennessee
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Law School Attended
University of Mississippi, Law Center
Class of 1986
J.D.
University Attended
Mississippi State University
Class of 1983
B.B.A.

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Law
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Civil Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Mass Torts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Drug Crimes
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Parole and Probation
  • Traffic Violations