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James E. Goad

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Law
  • Bankruptcy Law

Biography

James Earl Goad has conducted the General Practice of Law in Cartersville for the last 15 years.

James is from Tompkinsville, ucky. He has owned and operated many business: Sears Catalog Store, an Auto Body Shop and Commercial Glazing Companies in ucky and Georgia. James got his undergraduate degree from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, ucky.

He attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Lansing, Michigan) and earned his J.D. degree from John Marshal Law School here in Atlanta.

James has been married to Wanda Ryherd for 24 years. They have between them 8 children, 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

James has been admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, U. S. District Court and the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He is a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

James is an Honorary ucky Colonel, an Honorary ucky Senator and a member of the Cartersville Chamber of Commerce and the Exchange Club. James is a past president of the Tompkinsville ucky JC's, a member of the Monroe County ucky Republican Executive Committee and the ucky State Republican Committee.​

Current Employment Position

  • Founding & Senior Attorney

Professional Associations

  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Monroe County ucky Republican Executive Committee, Member
  • ucky State Republican Committee, Member

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
  • Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, ucky

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2001
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia

Honors

  • Honorary ucky Colonel
  • Honorary ucky Senator

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member, Cartersville Chamber of Commerce and the Exchange Club
  • Past President, Tompkinsville ucky JC’s