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James G. Thomas
Telephone: 615-238-3518

Member, American Bar Association/Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections
Member, Tennessee Bar Association
Member, Nashville Bar Association
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Nashville Bar Foundation
Member, Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Selection Committee for the Middle District of Tennessee since 1999
Former Member, Sixth Circuit Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions Committee (1989 – 1990)
Former Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, 1996 – 2001; president in 2000
Former Board Member, Project Return, Inc., 2003 – 2006; president, 2006 – 2011
Board Member, Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, 2010 – 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1980, J.D.; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review 1978 – 1980
Vanderbilt University, 1976, B.A. in German, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

James G. Thomas joined Neal & Harwell in 1982. He has experience in a broad range of civil and criminal litigation matters, with an emphasis on federal criminal defense work. Mr. Thomas also has extensive appellate experience in both the federal and state courts.

His vast legal exposure has given him extensive court room and litigation experience, which has made him distinguished in his field. He is a relentless advocate for his clients and an important member of the Neal & Harwell team.


Neal and Harwell, PLC
1201 Demonbreun Street, Suite 1000
Nashville, TN 37203


Phone: (615) 244-1713
Faxes: (615) 726-0573
Email: info@nealharwell.com