Attorney James Edgar

About Me

Jamie became a lawyer in 1995. Prior to that, he worked his way through law school as a bailiff in the Marion County courts. He graduated from DePauw University with honors in 1989. He graduated from law school at Indiana University with Dean’s List and Top Paper honors. He spent several years at the Prosecutor’s Office in Indianapolis handling cases from murder and robbery to DUI and simple misdemeanors. This included 3 years prosecuting drug dealing cases. Jamie now takes criminal cases on the highest levels, including federal and state cases throughout the Midwest. He is a member of the federal CJA panel, the Indy Bar Board of Directors and was past chair of the Indy Bar Criminal Justice Section. He studied at La Universidad de los Andes during the height of the narco-terror war in Colombia and is one of the few attorneys in Indianapolis who is fluent in Spanish. As the child of a career Army officer, Jamie spent years in places like Afghanistan, Europe and West Africa.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Indiana Statesince 1995
Indiana Federal - 7th Circuitsince 1995
My Education
DePauw UniversityBA - 1989
Indiana University School of LawJD - 1995
My Memberships
Board of Directors - Indianapolis Bar Association
Former Chair - Criminal Justice Section, Indpls Bar Assoc.
My Publications
Moving to Dismiss Criminal Charges
How to Manage a Law Practice

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Criminal Law - State Level Crimes since 2015
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
We do only criminal defense and have tried hundreds of cases
Received the Following Awards
Graduated with Honors - DePauw University
Dean's List & Top Paper - Indiana University School of Law

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