James D. Hollingsworth

James D. Hollingsworth

Tucker, Georgia

Attorney James D. Hollingsworth founded Hollingsworth Trial Lawyers, P.C., with a passion for the law and a talent for solving problems. His acute understanding of how to achieve results in an increasingly complex legal system stems from the fresh perspective he brings to every case.

No legal issue arises out of ideal circumstances, and they can fall on the shoulders of people from all walks of life. Mr. Hollingsworth is never judgmental about where his are clients are coming from, striving only to understand their situation and provide realistic yet positive strategies for a favorable resolution.

Ultimately, it is through persistent, persuasive and meticulous representation that he helps our clients gain ground in criminal defense and personal injury issues throughout Northern Georgia.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1978

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • Supreme Court of Georgia


  • Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude - 1978
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Legal Research and Writing
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - 1973

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Project Award, Gov. Joe Frank Harris

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Former Vice President
  • Georgia Bar Association