Cornwell Law

268 N. Broad Street
Toccoa, Georgia 30577

Phone: 706-886-0300

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Some of Our Areas of Practice Include:

  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Estate Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury

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Give us a call today to schedule your initial consultation with James E. Cornwell, Jr. We look forward to offering honest and concise legal advice.


Attorney Profile

A member of the Georgia Bar Association, attorney James E. Cornwell, Jr. from Cornwell Law in Toccoa, Georgia has primarily concentrated his practice in the areas of divorce and custody, personal injury, as well as business litigation.

Meet Our Attorney

Attorney James E. Cornwell, Jr. is a graduate of Clemson University and has attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson College of Law and has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1977. He was also elected the Stephens County Solicitor from 1981-1998 and elected Superior Court Judge from 1999-2010.

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Bar Admission(s)

  • Georgia Bar (1977)
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals (1982)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1984)

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. Clemson University (1973)
  • University of South Carolina, School of Law (1974)
  • Woodrow Wilson College of Law, JD (1977)

Classes/Seminars Conducted

Professor of Criminal Justice; Piedmont College (2001-2010)


Certified General and Domestic Mediator in Georgia

Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Bar Association

Verdicts and Settlements Won To Date

  • $1,000,000 settlement in personal injury case
  • $450,000 jury verdict for abusive litigation
  • $254,000 jury verdict in battery explosion case