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James J. Lee

James J. Lee

Trial Attorney at Liberty Law and Adjunct Professor at U of U Law School
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Utah
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James has proven to me over about ten years of knowing him that he's in the top of the best lawyers I know.
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Mr. Lee is an attorney at Liberty Law, focusing his practice on personal injury and criminal defense. These two practices areas go hand in hand as they both require negotiation and trial skills to be successful. Mr. Lee appears in court on a near-daily basis for cases ranging from homicide to automobile accidents. He boasts a winning trial record, having received "not guilty" verdicts and settlements of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Several of his high-profile cases have been featured in the media. Mr. Lee's hometown is the Bronx in New York City. He is the fourth and last child of Korean immigrants.

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Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Free Consultation
    30 minutes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Payment plan available
  • Contingent Fees
    33.33% contingency fee on personal injury cases
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Korean: Spoken, Written
  • Portuguese: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor
S.J. Quinney College of Law
- Current
Trial Attorney
Liberty Law, PLLC
- Current
Brigham Young University
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Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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Utah Association for Justice
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Speaking Engagements
The Paralegal's Guide to Settlements, Salt Lake City
National Business Institute
Eliminating Subrogation Liens in Auto Accident Cases, Salt Lake City
National Business Institute
ICE Apprehension and Immigrant Rights
Centro Civico
Race and the Law, Continuing Legal Education
Websites & Blogs
Law Firm Website
Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. What can I do if a police report was exaggerated and misleading to the actual event
A: Sorry to hear about that. Since you've already been charged, it's too late to do anything with the report or with police. The next stage is addressing these issues in court. There are two ways this can be done: 1. talking with the prosecutor to discuss the factual discrepancies and/or 2. going to trial so a judge or jury can decide. You absolutely need an attorney to represent you.
Q. How do I get a copy of a permanent protective order granted in 3rd district court June of 2012.
A: You can go to that court and ask for a copy. You can also call them and they may be able to send it to your for an extra cost.
Q. If you paid for the item before you left the store can you still be charged with shoplifting?
A: Unfortunatley yes, you can still be charged. Based on what you are saying the store would have several reasons to believe you had the intent to steal the item. Luckily, there are always possible defenses and/or ways to mitigate damages.
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Contact & Map
Liberty Law
997 E 3900 S
Suite 101
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Telephone: (801) 264-6666
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Text or call 801-264-6666
Liberty Law
Utah County Office
21 East 100 North
Suite 202
American Fork, UT 84003
Telephone: (801) 264-6666
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Text or call 801-264-6666
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