Mr. James Vance Painter

Mr. James Vance Painter: Attorney with Brennan, Wasden & Painter LLC

Biography

Selected as one of "America's Top Lawyers"; Georgia Super Lawyers; Author of "Deposition and Trial Testimony in 'Med Mal' Litigation: A Survival Guide For Young Lawyers and Their Clients." American Bar Association's Health Law Litigation, Volume 9, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2011; Author of "Expertly Impeaching the Medical Expert." American Bar Association's Health Law Litigation, Volume 9, Number 1, Fall/Winter 2010; Co-Author: with Wiley A. Wasden III, "Recent Developments in Georgia Premises Liability Law: Criminal Activity Cases," Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, 1996; with Christopher A. Cosper: "The Impact of O.C.G.A.24-9-67.1 in Medical Malpractice Cases," Georgia Defense Lawyers Association's 2008 Journal. Presentation: "How to Avoid Malpractice Suits," CME Seminar, Augusta, GA, May 3, 2006, MAG Mutual Insurance; "Called to the Stand - You're on Trial, a Mock Trial Presentation," CME Seminar, November 7, 2007, Medical College of Georgia Physicians Group. Presentation and Paper: "Resources for Impeachment of Experts," ICLE, 23rd Annual Medical Malpractice Institute, December 1, 2007; "Impeachment," ICLE, "Georgia Foundations and Objections," Atlanta GA, March 19, 2008; "Deposition Testimony: A Survival Guide," CME Seminar, May 7, 2008, Medical College of Georgia Physicians Practice Group; "Sources of Impeachment Materials for use in the Examination of an Opposing Expert," 2008 MAG Mutual Insurance Co. Defense Attorney Seminar; "Your Medical Record Documentation: 'You're in the crosshairs - kill or cure?'," CME Seminar, November 19, 2008, The Physicians Practice Group Risk Management Committee. Speaker: "How to Avoid Malpractice Suits: Legal & Ethical Issues in Nephrology", 2011; James B. Hudson Nephrology Update and Georgia - South Carolina Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, February 2011; "Building Your Civil Trial Skills", National Business Institute CLE, Augusta, GA, December 20, 2012; "What Plaintiffs' and Defense Lawyers Like and Don't Like About Mediation and Mediators"; Continuing Legal Education Dispute Resolution for Trial and Non-Trial Lawyers, Augusta, GA, May 2012; "Handling Experts-Yours and Your Opponent's", Georgia State Bar Mid Year Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 10, 2013. Diplomate in Medical Professional Liability, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Hospital Risk Management
  • Medical Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Physicians Risk Management
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Professional Liability Section
  • Tort & Insurance Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
706-250-7373  Phone
(706) 722-9779  Fax
www.brennanwasden.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8047, Savannah, GA 31401
University Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
1997, South Carolina; 2008, New York; 1994, Georgia
Memberships:
American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Health Law Sections; Co-Chair, Medical Professional Practices Subcommittee of the Health Law Litigation Section); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Health Law, and Tort and Insurance Sections); South Carolina Bar (Member, Health Law Section); New York State Bar Association; Augusta Bar Association; Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (Member, Professional Negligence Section).
Birth Information:
Jamestown, New York, October 15, 1968
ISLN:
909583826
Payment Information:

    Peer Reviews

    • 4.6/5.0 (9 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.7/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.8/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.7/5.0
    • Communication

      4.6/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.3/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 05/01/09 in Aviation Products Liability

      i have personally tried cases with jim painter and he is an outstanding attorney! he is very competent and extremely ethical!

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 05/01/09 in Medical Malpractice Defense

      excellent lawyer -- would recommend him highly.

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (10 reviews)
    • 100% (10 recommendations)
    • Platinum Client Champion
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 06/06/16 in Medical Malpractice.

      Mr Painter has represented my organization on multiple occasions. His performance has consistently met my highest expectations. He does in depth preparation and brings to bear his substantial legal acumen very effectively in bringing about resolution... Read more

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      Mr Painter has represented my organization on multiple occasions. His performance has consistently met my highest expectations. He does in depth preparation and brings to bear his substantial legal acumen very effectively in bringing about resolution to the situations at hand. He has both excellent mastery of the fields in which he practices and an ability to communicate very effectively with all parties. His ethics are impeccable and will leave no stone unturned in making his cases. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 06/03/16 in Medical Malpractice.

      Excellent, thorough, meticulous, experienced lawyer. I appreciate all of his hard work!

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