James H. (Jim) Edge

James H. (Jim) Edge

Associate
Location:
Albany, Georgia
Phone:
229-888-3338
Fax:
229-888-1191
229-888-2199 (Real Estate Fax)
Email:

Mr. Edge joined Moore, Clarke DuVall & Rodgers as an associate in June, 2010.  As an attorney in the Albany office of Moore, Clarke DuVall and Rodgers, he specializes in banking and commercial litigation.  His clients range from individuals to large agricultural corporations and he handles the full spectrum of business disputes including collections, derivative actions, non-compete, employee theft, business dissolution and other business matters.  Mr. Edge also represents clients in real estate disputes, including quiet title, boundary line, trespass, construction litigation, as well as probate, estate, trust and guardianship/conservatorship disputes.  Mr. Edge has successfully argued appeals before both the Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Law
  • Banking Law

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
    • B.B.A. magna cum laude - 2002
    • Major: Management

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2005
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2009
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Gainesville Bar Association (Northeastern Judicial Circuit), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Mountains YMCA, J.A. Walters YMCA Advisory Board, Board Member, 2008 - 2009
  • Lakewood Baptist Church, Member
  • Dougherty Circuit Bar Associations, Member
  • Emerge Albany
  • Business Section , Member

Presentations and Publications

  • Mr. Edge has been a speaker for various seminars on banking law and creditor rights issues to banks and other businesses throughout Georgia. These presentations involve the preparation of a substantive paper, oral presentation as well as question and answer sessions with the attending audience.

Other Professional and Community Activities

  • First Baptist Church, Albany, Georgia
  • Leadership Albany
  • Emerge Albany
  • Albany Area YMCA, Volunteer
  • Boy Scouts of America, Chehaw/South Georgia Council, Merit Badge Instructor and Friends of Scouting Advisory Committee
  • Dougherty Circuit Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, President 2013-2014