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James Patrick Galvin Jr.

James Patrick Galvin Jr.

Galvin Legal, PLLC
  • Securities Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud, Business Law
  • Florida, Georgia
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Summary

James P. Galvin is the founder of Galvin Legal. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. He graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida. At the University of Miami, he completed the litigation skills program, which included serving as a Certified Legal Intern with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Mr. Galvin actively participated in the Investor Rights Clinic as a Certified Legal Intern, Returning Fellow, and Research Assistant to the Clinic Director, Teresa Verges. He represented the School of Law at the FINRA Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon in New York City and was awarded the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for his participation in the Investor Rights Clinic. Mr. Galvin also served as an Honors Student Legal Intern with the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). While at the SEC, he was an active participant in multiple enforcement investigations. His participation included detailed research, document review, drafting deposition outlines, and assisting with witness depositions. In addition to practicing as a securities attorney, Mr. Galvin has worked as a financial planner and previously held FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 66 Securities Licenses, as well as various insurance licenses. Mr. Galvin successfully completed The University of Georgia Terry College of Businesses Executive Program for Financial Planning Certification with Distinction. He has formerly been registered with broker-dealers in both the employee and independent contractor platforms. Mr. Galvin’s financial and securities industry background has given him a unique and valuable perspective in evaluating potential securities fraud claims and in understanding how brokerage firms typically defend fraud cases.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (2014)
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University System of Georgia - Georgia State University
B.B.A. (2004) | Finance
Professional Experience
Attorney
Galvin Legal, PLLC
- Current
Associate
A National Securities Law Firm
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Law Clerk
A National Securities Law Firm
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Honors Student Legal Intern
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
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Certified Legal Intern
Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office
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Returning Fellow
University of Miami School of Law Investor Rights Clinic
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Research Assistant
University of Miami School of Law Investor Rights Clinic
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Certified Legal Intern
University of Miami School of Law Investor Rights Clinic
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Publications
Awards
Securities Litigator of the Year - Florida
2017 AI Legal Awards
Professional Associations
Atlanta Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Law Society
Member
- Current
Dade County Bar Association
Member
- Current
National Italian American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Better Business Bureau
- Current
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Golden Key International Honour Society
Member
- Current
Indian River County Bar Association
Member
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The DiveBar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Georgia
11th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Securities Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Website
Galvin Legal, PLLC
Contact & Map
Galvin Legal, PLLC
36 Trammell Street, Suite 101
Marietta, GA 30064
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 405-5117
Telephone: (305) 697-4927
Fax: (800) 405-5910
Galvin Legal, PLLC
1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900
Miami, FL 33131
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 405-5117
Telephone: (305) 697-4927
Fax: (800) 506-5910