Jim is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALAW. He founded the Firm in 1997 after practicing as an Assistant District Attorney in Georgia. He developed his expertise litigating in the State and Federal Courts of Florida and Georgia, as well as the Bankruptcy Courts in both states. He has taught both residential and commercial real estate late at Florida Coastal School of Law. Jim focuses his practice expertise in the area of lender and developer representation, including, but not limited to, foreclosure law, bankruptcy law, condominium law, commercial acquisition and finance and real estate litigation. Jim is a graduate of The University of Florida (B.S. Finance) and Emory University College of Law (Juris Doctor).