C. James Williams, III
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  • 2006-present: Attorney, Burnett & Williams, P.C., Midlothian, VA
  • 2004-2006: Attorney, Sole Practitioner, Hopewell, VA
  • 1999-2004: Partner, Marks & Williams, P.C., Richmond and Hopewell, VA
  • 1993-1999: Attorney, Progressive Insurance Company, Glen Allen, VA
  • 1991-1993: Attorney, Morris & Morris, P.C., Richmond, VA
  • 1988-1991: Attorney, Gentry, Locke, Rakes & Moore, L.L.C., Roanoke, VA
  • 1987-1988: Law Clerk for the Honorable Glen M. Williams of the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Virginia
  • 1980-1987: Auditor, U.S. General Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987: Juris Doctor, George Mason University Law School
  • 1982: Bachelor of Science, George Mason University

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Jim Williams joined Burnett & Williams in 2006 and operates out of Midlothian and Hopewell, Virginia. Jim has extensive legal experience, both as a plaintiff and defense attorney. His experience as a trial attorney with a large insurance company gives him tremendous expertise in the complexities of Virginia insurance law, which is perhaps the most difficult area of law encountered by personal injury lawyers. Jim began his legal career with a prestigious assignment as a law clerk to a federal trial judge in Roanoke,Virginia. Since then he has had many notable victories, including the leading Virginia Supreme Court decision concerning the admissibility of scientific evidence and a notable decision concerning the law of negligence per se.

Jim is a licensed pilot and lives with his five children in
Midlothian, Virginia.

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