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Yamisi T. James


Practice Areas

Automobile LitigationGovernmental LiabilityPremises LiabilityTrucking Litigation


  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 2011)
  • University of Virginia (B.A., 2008)


Yamisi T. James is an associate attorney in Swift Currie’s general civil litigation section. Ms. James focuses primarily in the areas of premises liability, automobile litigation and trucking litigation. Prior to joining Swift Currie, she was an attorney for an insurance defense firm in Sandy Springs, where she defended businesses and municipalities in a variety of matters. Before Ms. James moved into private practice, she served as a judicial law clerk in Floyd County, Georgia.

Ms. James obtained her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2011. While in law school, she was a notes editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, as well as a member of the Black Law Students Association. There, she also took part in the Family Violence Clinic, where she gained firsthand experience in assisting victims of domestic abuse. Before attending law school, Ms. James obtained her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 2008, where she double majored in sociology and Spanish. At the University of Virginia, Ms. James served as a mentor to high school girls and took part in some of the school’s study abroad programs, including Semester at Sea, allowing her to travel to several Latin American countries.


  • State Bar of Georgia

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2011

Publications and Presentations

  • "Skillfully Utilizing the Business Records Exception with Real-Life Scenarios and Examples of How to Practically Apply the Rules During Trial," NBI Seminar, December 2018

Awards & Recognitions

In her free time, Ms. James enjoys traveling, the theater, supporting the local sports teams and spending time with family and friends.

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