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M. James Jenkins
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice...
  • Florida
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Summary

Jim Jenkins practices in Federal and State Courts. He handles cases involving serious criminal allegations, including white collar offense. He also handles various types of select personal injury cases. Jim has 24 years experience trying cases to juries throughout Florida and in various Federal Jurisdictions. He is an honors graduate of Florida State University Law School, the University of California, San Diego and St. Petersburg Jr. College. He has served as a State Prosecutor, Assistant State Public Defender and as an Assistant Federal Defender in the Northern District of Florida. He is also a graduate and active participant in Gerry Spence's not for profit Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming. He has an AV "Preminent" rating from Martindale Hubbell.

Education
Florida State University College of Law
Law
Honors: Graduated with Honors
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St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg FL
Honors: Graduated with Honors
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University of California - San Diego
Honors: Graduated with Provost Honors
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Professional Experience
Law Offices of M. James Jenkins, P.A.
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Authenticity in the Courtroom - The Process of Becoming De-Lawyered
The Florida Defender
Defending a Lawyer in Federal Court
The Florida Defender
Defining the Amorphous World of Curtilage for Fourth Amendment Purposes
The Florida Defender
Strategies for Defending Sex Crimes, Defending Sex Crimes Offenses Through Thorough, Immediate Investigation and Building the Strongest Mitigation Case Possible
Aspatore, a Thomson West publication
The Case of the Disappearing Tattoo
The Warrior, the Journal of The Trial Lawyers College
The State of Our Trash in Florida: The Use of Evidence Found in Residential Garbage to Establish Probable Cause to Search a Citizen's Home
The Florida Bar Journal
Trash Pulls and the 4th Amendment in Florida
The Florida Defender
Awards
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Escambia County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida State Bar
Member
Current
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Trial Lawyer College Alumnus
Board Member
Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Life Member and Current Board Member
Current
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Florida Justice Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
Life Member
Current
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First Amendment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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11th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
M. James Jenkins's Website Profile
Website
James Jenkins Website
Blog
Florida Criminal Law Blog
Contact & Map
1211 West Garden St.
Pensacola, FL 32502
USA
Telephone: (850) 434-9304
Fax: (850) 434-5558