Born in Gainesville, Georgia, James A. Dunlap Jr. graduated Gainesville High School Class of 1980. He completed an economics degree from Princeton University in 1984 and then he obtained a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1988. He has practiced law in Georgia and has been active in community and public affairs ever since.

Mr. Dunlap has engaged in a varied general practice, which has included personal injury and negligence cases. He has represented individuals, partnerships and companies in a wide range of business related legal matters. His criminal practice has included representation of persons charged with criminal violations ranging from misdemeanor traffic offenses through serious felony offenses.

Mr. Dunlap has extensive experience in jury trials of civil and criminal matters in State and Federal Courts. He is authorized to practice law in the State and Superior Courts of Georgia, the Georgia Courts of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.  Mr. Dunlap is the fourth generation of his family to practice law in Georgia. Mr. Dunlap was preceded by his great-grandfather Samuel C. Dunlap, Esq., his grand-father Edgar B. Dunlap, Esq., and his father James A. Dunlap, Esq.

Jim Dunlap has served as a legal commentator for many news organizations,  including:

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