About Me

The Haley Family

I am dedicated to providing exceptional legal services and representation to my clients. With 30 years of experience and a passion for the law, I am committed to delivering effective solutions tailored to my clients’ unique needs.


  • Nova Southeastern University: 1991 – Juris Doctor
  • Tufts University: 1988 – BA International Relations w/ Spanish proficiency


After practicing in Florida for 12 years, I relocated to beautiful Acworth, Georgia in 2003 and am enjoying it tremendously. I have been practicing law for over thirty years and am admitted in both Florida and Georgia state and federal courts. I have always actively participated in community activities. Currently I am a member of the Cobb County Circuit Defender Program, Cobb County Bar Association both Family and Criminal Law Sections. I have in the past performed pro bono legal work, been on the board of directors of a Chamber of Commerce, been an elder in my church, and acted as a legal advisor to the Volunteer Fire Department of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

Mission: At the core of my practice is the mission to deliver outstanding legal services with integrity, professionalism, and a client-centered approach. I strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for my clients while maintaining the highest ethical standards.

Expertise: I specialize in a wide range of practice areas to serve the diverse legal needs of my clients. I have extensive knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Domestic Relations: Protecting families and resolving relationship matters.
  • Criminal Defense: A critical branch of the legal system that safeguards the rights of individuals accused of committing crimes. If you or a loved one are facing criminal charges, it is essential to understand your rights and seek the guidance of a skilled criminal defense attorney who specializes in handling misdemeanor and felony cases.
  • Estate Planning: The legal strategies and processes involved in managing and distributing one’s assets and properties upon death or incapacity. It provides individuals and families with the opportunity to plan and make important decisions about their estates, ensuring that their wishes are honored, their loved ones are provided for, and their legacy is protected.
  • Business Law: Navigating the legal landscape for your business success.

Approach: I believe in building strong relationships with my clients based on trust, open communication, and mutual respect. When you choose James Haley, you can expect:

  • Personalized Attention: I take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your objectives, and develop a tailored legal strategy that aligns with your goals.
  • Skilled Advocacy: I am a skilled negotiator and litigator, ready to advocate fiercely on your behalf both in and out of the courtroom.
  • Clear Communication: I believe in keeping my clients well-informed throughout the legal process, providing regular updates and promptly responding to any questions or concerns.
  • Exceptional Service: I am committed to delivering excellent service, providing the support and guidance you need during what may be a challenging time.

Why Choose Me:

  • Experience: I have a proven track record of success in handling a wide range of legal matters. I leverage my experience and knowledge to achieve favorable outcomes for my clients.
  • Client-Focused Approach: I prioritize my clients’ needs and goals, tailoring strategies to meet their specific circumstances. Your success and satisfaction are my top priorities.
  • Integrity: I am dedicated to conducting myself with the highest ethical standards, maintaining honesty, and ensuring transparency in all my interactions.
  • Reputation: My law office has earned a reputation for professionalism, expertise, and compassionate client service. I am proud of the long-standing relationships I have built with my clients.

I invite you to contact me to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how I can assist you with your legal needs. I look forward to advocating for your rights and providing you with exceptional legal representation.