James J. Angel

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James J. Angel

Attorney in Lynchburg, VA
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Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Litigation

Peer Reviews (1)

Peer Reviews (1)
BV Rated
4.4/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Criminal Defense
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.4/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.4/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.4/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.4/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.4/5
Peer Reviews (1)
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 10/22/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Attorney
Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, Virginia
Federal Courts in Virginia
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Supreme Court of Virginia
Law School Attended
T.C. Williams School of Law at the University Richmond
Class of 1979
J.D.
University Attended
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Class of 1977
B.A.
with honors, magna cum laude
Bar Fellowship
of the Academic Honor Society of Sigma Eta Sigma. He graduated from T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1979.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Angel was hired as a Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Lynchburg. He worked as a prosecutor from 1979 to 1984. In 1984, he became a partner in the law firm Smith, Angel & Falcone. In 1987, he went into private practice specializing in litigation.

Mr. Angel has extensive experience representing clients in court and is well respected in the legal community. He has been lead counsel in over a dozen capital murder cases in Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Amherst, Bedford and Campbell. Because he has demonstrated leadership and achievement in his profession, Mr. Angel is listed in Strathmore's Who's Who and in Who's Who in American Lawyers. Member: Lynchburg Bar Association (Past President, Criminal Law Section); Virginia Bar Association; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; American Trial Lawyers Association; Virginia College of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Boonsboro Peakland Neighborhood Association (Past Chairman).

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