Attorney Profile:

James W. McKenzie, Jr.

James W. McKenzie, Jr.: Attorney with McKenzie Law Associates, P.C.
  • President at McKenzie Law Associates, P.C. (1 Attorneys)
  • Suite 206A, 3883 Rogers Bridge Road,, Duluth, GA 30097-2803
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  • Business Litigation/Trial Attorney for over 38 years. "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubble for over 30 consecutive years. Handling contract, shareholder, breach of disputes, construction disputes, business sale disputes.
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Biography

James W. McKenzie, Jr. is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia and is admitted to practice before all state courts, including the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and Federal Courts, including the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Mr. McKenzie has been practicing law for over 34 years with an emphasis in Business Litigation, General Corporate and Estate Planning.

He also has considerable experience in advising and representing medium and small business regarding various aspects of business organization and finance, contract, business sales and purchases, general corporate matters, estate planning, wills, and probate administration.

Mr. McKenzie obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Georgia where he graduated in 1973. He obtained a Juris Doctor Degree also from the University of Georgia in 1976 where he graduated Cum Laude. Mr. McKenzie was admitted to the Scholastic Honorary Societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi in 1973 and served as managing editor of the Georgia Law Review for 1975-1976 academic year. Mr. McKenzie is currently a member of the State Bar of Georgia and Gwinnett County Bar Association. Mr. McKenzie combines his litigation experience with general practice background to assist medium and small business owners and managers to effectively anticipate and cope with business disputes and conflicts as they arise. He has also worked extensively with businesses including Fortune 500 companies in their formulation and implementation of their credit and debt collection policies. He also has substantial experience in assisting companies and individuals with a broad range of commercial real estate and construction problems. Mr. McKenzie complements these areas of expertise by offering estate planning, will and trust drafting, estate administration and litigation, and divorce and child custody issues.

Published Cases

Easley v. Clement, No. 46070, Supreme Court of Georgia, 259 Ga. 107; 376 S.E.2d 860; 1989 Ga. LEXIS 93, March 2, 1989, Decided, Reconsideration Denied March 29, 1989.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., Duluth, Georgia, for

Action Concrete, Inc. v. Focal Point Eng'g, Inc., A08A2299., COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA, SECOND DIVISION, 296 Ga. App. 567; 675 S.E.2d 303; 2009 Ga. App. LEXIS 274; 2009 Fulton County D. Rep. 878, March 11, 2009, Decided

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Gibson,

Timeless Architectural Homes, Inc. v. Jones, A04A2386., COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA, 270 Ga. App. 406; 606 S.E.2d 635; 2004 Ga. App. LEXIS 1451; 2004 Fulton County D. Rep. 3668, November 10, 2004, Decided

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Taylor

Object Techs. v. Marlabs, A00A1456., COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA, 246 Ga. App. 202; 540 S.E.2d 216; 2000 Ga. App. LEXIS 1193; 2000 Fulton County D. Rep. 4044, October 2, 2000, Decided

...Singh, for appellant. James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellee.

United States Traffic Corp. v. Turcotte, A00A1286., COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA, 246 Ga. App. 187; 539 S.E.2d 884; 2000 Ga. App. LEXIS 1186; 2000 Fulton County D. Rep. 4045, September 28, 2000, Decided

...Butler, for appellant. James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellee.

Armstrong Transfer & Storage Co. v. Mann Constr., A95A1060. A95A1061. A95A1062., COURT OF APPEALS OF GEORGIA, 217 Ga. App. 538; 458 S.E.2d 481; 1995 Ga. App. LEXIS 516; 95 Fulton County D. Rep. 1628, May 4, 1995, Decided, Reconsideration Denied June 6, 1995. Certiorari Applied for.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for Armstrong.Webb,

Peachtree Winfrey Assoc. v. Gwinnett County Bd. of Tax Assessors, No. A90A1297, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 197 Ga. App. 226; 398 S.E.2d 253; 1990 Ga. App. LEXIS 1268, October 10, 1990, Decided

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Caryl

Am. Cmtys. Corp. v. Riht Mortg. Corp., No. A89A1611, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 195 Ga. App. 101; 392 S.E.2d 318; 1990 Ga. App. LEXIS 411, March 14, 1990, Decided, Rehearing Denied March 27, 1990. Certiorari Applied For.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.McCalla,

Easley, McCaleb & Stallings v. Gateway Management, No. A89A0763, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 191 Ga. App. 588; 382 S.E.2d 373; 1989 Ga. App. LEXIS 745, May 8, 1989, Decided, Rehearing denied May 17, 1989

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Trauner,

Easley v. Clement, No. 76184, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 191 Ga. App. 494; 383 S.E.2d 907; 1989 Ga. App. LEXIS 688, April 14, 1989, Decided, Rehearing denied May 9, 1989

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Donald

Crolley v. Crow-Childress-Mobley #2, No. A89A0118, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 190 Ga. App. 496; 379 S.E.2d 202; 1989 Ga. App. LEXIS 247, February 14, 1989, Decided, Rehearing Denied February 27, 1989. Certiorari Applied For.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellants.Davis,

Easley v. Clement, No. 76184, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 187 Ga. App. 799; 371 S.E.2d 416; 1988 Ga. App. LEXIS 871, June 9, 1988, Decided, Rehearing Denied July 12, 1988. Certiorari Applied For.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant.Donald

Edelberg v. Porterfield, 65874., Court of Appeals of Georgia, 166 Ga. App. 383; 304 S.E.2d 739; 1983 Ga. App. LEXIS 2176, April 22, 1983.

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant. Russell

Goldstein v. GTE Products Corp., No. 62630, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 160 Ga. App. 767; 287 S.E.2d 105; 1982 Ga. App. LEXIS 1681, January 4, 1982, Decided

James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant. T.

Salvatori Corp. v. Rubin, No. 61629, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 159 Ga. App. 369; 283 S.E.2d 326; 1981 Ga. App. LEXIS 2611, July 7, 1981, Decided, Rehearing Denied July 22, 1981. Certiorari Applied For.

Hugh W. Gibert, James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellants.J.

Mattison v. Travelers Indem. Co., No. 60915, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 157 Ga. App. 372; 277 S.E.2d 746; 1981 Ga. App. LEXIS 1825, February 5, 1981, Decided, Certiorari Applied For.

Richard N. Hubert, James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellant. J.

Bailey v. Interstate Life & Accident Ins. Co., No. 59987, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 155 Ga. App. 65; 270 S.E.2d 287; 1980 Ga. App. LEXIS 2459, June 5, 1980, Argued, June 24, 1980, Decided

...Theodore G. Frankel, James W. McKenzie, Jr., for appellee.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Business Litigation
  • General Corporate Work
  • Probate and/or Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Contract Litigation
  • Probate Administration
  • Construction Defects

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
770-476-9793  Phone
770-476-9795  Fax
www.mlapc.com
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.A., magna cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1976
Admission:
1976, Georgia
Reported Cases:
Easley v. Clement, No. 46070, Supreme Court of Georgia, 259 Ga. 107; 376 SE2d 860, 1989; Action Concrete, Inc. v. Focal Point Eng'g, Inc., 296 Ga. App. 567, 675 SE2d 303, 2009; Timeless Architectural Homes, Inc. v. Jones, 270 Ga. App. 406, 606 SE2d 635, 2004; Object Technologies v. Marlabs, 246 Ga. App. 202, 540 SE2d 216, 2000; United States Traffic Corp. v. Turcotte, 246 Ga. App. 187, 539 SE2d 884, 2000; Armstrong Transfer & Storage Co. v. Mann Constr., 217 Ga. App. 538, 458 SE2d 481, 1995; Peachtree Winfrey Assoc. v. Gwinnett County Bd. of Tax Asessors, 197 Ga. App. 226, 398 SE2d 253, 1990; Am. Cmtys. Corp. v. Riht Mortg. Corp., 195 Ga. App. 101, 392 SE2d 318, 1990; Easley, McCaleb & Stallings v. Gateway Management, 191 Ga. App. 588, 382 SE2d 373, 1989; Easely v. Clement, 191 Ga. App. 494, 383 SE 2d 907, 1989; Crolley v. Crow-Childress-Mobley #2, 190 Ga. App. 496, 379 SE2d 202, 1989; Easely v Clement 187 Ga. App. 799, 371 SE2d 416, 1988; Edelberg v. Porterfield, 166 Ga. App. 383, 304 SE2d 739, 1983; Goldstein v. GTE Products Corp., 160 Ga. App. 767, 287 SE2d 105, 1982; Salvatori Corp. v. Rubin, 159 Ga. App. 369, 283 SE2d 326, 1981; Mattison v. Travelers Indem. Co., 157 Ga. App. 372, 277 SE2d 746, 1981; Bailey v. Interstate Life & Accident Ins. Co., 155 Ga. App. 65, 270 SE 2d 287, 1980.
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