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James Durling Fullerton

President
Fullerton & Knowles, P.C.
12642 Chapel Road
Clifton, Virginia 20124
Peer Rating
4.7 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Construction Law; Real Estate; Banking and Lender Representation; Commercial Transactions and Loan Closings; Credit Management; Construction Contract Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Public and Private Projects; Public Procurement; Representing Owners, Design Professionals, Suppliers, Subcontractors and General Contractors; Bidding Disputes; Writing, Reviewing and Revising Contracts; Contract Formation and Disputes; Payment and Performance Bond Claims; Mechanic's Liens; Changes, Project Delays and Other Claims; Defects in Labor and Materials; Design Defects in Plans and Specifications; Inefficiency, Impact and Delay Claims; Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; Uniform Commercial Code; Drafting and Negotiating Real Estate Contracts; Leases, Landlord and Tenant; Easements; Commercial Loan Default, Foreclosure and Workouts; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Representing Creditors in Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy Preference Defense; Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Corporate Formation and Decision Making; Criminal Defense; Board of Contractor Regulation and Complaint Defense; Construction and Surety Law; Construction Arbitration; Construction Claims; Construction Contracts; Construction and Design Law; Construction Finance; Construction Liens; Construction Litigation; Construction Mediation; Construction Workouts; Contractor Performance Bonds; Materialmens Liens; Public Construction Law; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Condominium Law; Land Acquisitions; Quiet Title; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Banking Law; Real Estate Bankruptcy; Real Estate Brokerage Law; Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability; Real Estate Brokers Licensing; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Development; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Secured Lending; Right of Way Easements
University
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.
Law School
University of Virginia, J.D.
Admitted
1984, Virginia; 1985, District of Columbia; 1992, Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland; U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN
902480382
Peer Reviews (14)
AV Rated
4.7/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Construction Claims, Construction Law, Creditors Rights, Mechanics Liens, Construction Contracts, Construction Liens and Construction Litigation
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.7/5
Judgment
4.6/5
Communication Ability
4.6/5
Legal Experience
4.9/5
Peer Reviews (14)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/14/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/06/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Jim is an excellent attorney and a person of high integrity. I have known him almost 20 years.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/06/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Jim is a leading lawyer with a regional reputation for excellence in the construction field. He is the author of a treatise for credit managers and attorneys and lectures widely in the Eastern U.S.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/28/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Jim is an excellent lawyer. He has deservedly received the highest ethical and practice ability ratings from me based upon his hard work and skill over the many years I have known him.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Jim Fullerton is an excellent and highly regarded lawyer in his field and most definitely deserves an AV rating.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/06/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Haven't seen him in over twenty years. A good lawyer then.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/20/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.8/5.0 Posted by a Marketing Partner on 08/08/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
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