James William Stone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Stone Law Group
 | 5229 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-239-0305
Fax: 404-239-0520
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, James William Stone is a member of Stone Law Group Trial Lawyers, LLC. From the firm's office in Atlanta, Georgia, he provides representation to clients throughout the state. Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts since 2013, Mr. Stone is also admitted to practice in Alabama as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.


Mr. Stone's client base is comprised of people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has worked on have arisen out of incidents involving medical malpractice, truck and other motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and defective products. During his career, Mr. Stone has been able to obtain significant compensation for his plaintiff clients, including several seven-figure jury verdicts and negotiated settlements.


Mr. Stone grew up in Early County, Georgia, and as an undergraduate, he attended the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, where he majored in management information systems and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2009. Remaining in the state for his legal education, he then enrolled at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. While he was there, he was the vice president of the school's chapter of the Student Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and served several clerkships before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2013. In order to stay abreast of current developments in his practice area and to forge connections with several members of the bar, Mr. Stone is a member of several professional organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


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Rising Stars: 2020

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About James Stone

Admitted: 2013, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://stonelaw.com/william-sims-stone/


  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • State Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Section – Traditions of Excellence Award (Plaintiff’s Practice), 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southwest Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Member
  • Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission
  • State Bar of Georgia, Advertising Regulation Committee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Life Member and past president
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • Georgia, 1977
  • Alabama, 1985

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Blakely Rotary Club, Past President
  • First United Methodist Church of Blakely, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Charing the Jury in a Wrongful Death Case: Have You Given Them a Proper Yardstick to Measure the Full Value of a Human Life?, The Verdict, (GLTA), January/February, 1993
  • Presenting Your Case: High Tech for High Stakes, The Verdict, (GLTA), Fall, 1997
  • Thoughts on Jury Trials, The Verdict, (GLTA), Fall, 1996
  • An Overview of the Proposed Judicial Article, The Verdict, (GLTA), August, 1981
  • Emotional Distress – The Impact Rule – Adding Injury to Insult, The Verdict, (GLTA), April/May, 1990
  • Civic Rico Can be a Powerful Weapon in the Trial Lawyer’s Arsenal, The Verdict, (GLTA), October, 1988

Educational Background:

  • Netherlands Institute of Industrial Economics – 1973
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, B.B.A., Major: Accounting, 1975
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Office Location for James William Stone

5229 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

Phone: 404-239-0305

Fax: 404-239-0520

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Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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