James J. Long

James J. Long

Partner
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
404-523-6100
Fax:
404-688-0500
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation Claimant's Law

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Davidson College
    • B.A. - 1970

Published Works

  • "Proving Disability In Workers’ Compensation Cases" The Verdict, July/August, 1991
  • "Workers’ Compensation Pre-Hearing Checklist (All Issues)" The Atlanta Lawyer, Fourth Quarter, 1991
  • "Workers' Compensation: Trends In Obtaining Medical Treatment" The Verdict, Winter, 1999
  • "Workers’ Compensation Subrogation: Two Perspectives" The Verdict, Fall, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Panelist, “Ethics And The Vulnerable Client With TBI“ Side by Side Brain Injury Club House Seminar, 2013
  • Co-Chairman, Workers' Compensation Law Institute, 2012
  • “Trial and Appellate Advocacy“ ICLE Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2010
  • Participant in Mock Trial, State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2010
  • “Establishing Catastrophic Designation“ Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse Seminar, 2008
  • “Emerging Return to Work Issues“ Atlanta Bar Association Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2007
  • “Judicial Responses to Recurring Witness, Evidentiary and Discovery Issues“ Atlanta Bar Association Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2004
  • “Subrogation-Is It Alive and Well?“ State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2002
  • “Subrogation UPDATE“ ICLE Workers' Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, 2002
  • “Georgia Workers' Compensation Subrogation“ GTLA Don't Lien On Me: How to Deal With Subrogation & Reimbursement Claims Seminar, 2001
  • “Current Return to Work Issues“ ICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute Seminar, 2000
  • “Medical Treatment for the Injured Worker“ ICLE Workers' Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, 2000
  • "The Ethics of Discovery Objections" Atlanta Bar Association Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar, 2000
  • "Quintuple Bypass: WC/ADA/FMLA/OSHA/SITF" State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1994
  • "Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries" Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section Seminar, 1994
  • "Medical Benefits – The Authorized Provider" State Board of Workers' Compensation Seminar, 1992
  • "Attorney's Fees and Ethical Dilemmas of Claimant's Attorney and The Defense Attorney, Assessed Fees and How to Make a Living" ICLE Workers' Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, 1991
  • "Litigating Permanent Partial Disability Benefits Claims" Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section Seminar, 1991
  • "When the Claimant Changes Attorneys-The Rights and Duties of the Predecessor and Successor Attorneys" Atlanta Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section Seminar, 1988

Honors and Awards

  • Rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as a Georgia Super Lawyers by Atlanta Magazine, 2005 – 2012, 2014 - 2016
  • Blue Ribbon Selection Committee, 2010 – 2011, 2014
  • Fellow, College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
  • Selected as One of Georgia's Top Lawyers for 2012
  • Avvo rated 10 out of 10

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Chair, 1990 - 1991
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Chair, Medical-Legal Committee, 1999 - 2003
  • WIN-PAC, Member, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2014
  • WIN-PAC, Chair, 2011 - 2014
  • Georgia Legal Foundation, Member, 2011 - 2013
  • Board of Directors, Workers' Compensation Claimants Lawyers, 2012 - Present
  • Executive Committee State Bar of Georgia Workers’ Compensation Section, 2014 - 2016
  • State Bar of Georgia Workers’ Compensation Section, Chair, 2015 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past President, Peachtree Hills Civic Association
  • Board of Directors, Side By Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, 2006 - Present
  • Board Chair, Side By Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, 2008 - 2015