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Attorney in Atlanta, GA

James T. Ponton

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Ponton Law
Ponton Law was founded by James Ponton, an Atlanta personal injury lawyer, who provides legal representation to clients in all of Georgia and the Southeast.

James Ponton is an Atlanta accident attorney and founder of the personal injury law firm Ponton Law. James has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for cases involving wrongful death, brain injury, trucking accidents, and other catastrophic injuries cases. James has been selected by his peers as a Georgia Rising Star, an award no more than 2.5% of lawyers in Georgia under the age of 40 hold. His memberships include the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta.
Bio
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.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Motor Vehicle Accidents
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Construction (Accidents, Disputes)  Personal Injury
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Wrongful Death
 Injuries & Accidents
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education/Training
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.
Memberships
James is also a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta.
Bar Admissions
Georgia 2005
Location
2002 Summit Blvd.
Suite 300
AtlantaGA 30319
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