Lawyer James Kelleher specializes in personal injury law and has spent decades helping clients pursue compensation for their pain and suffering. He understands that serious injuries upend your life and is dedicated to assisting victims in rebuilding their lives as they heal following these tragedies. Jim began his legal career in Florida as an attorney at the highly-esteemed Morgan & Morgan before founding Kelleher Law in Naples and Ft Myers. He and his wife Susan live in Naples, though they are devoted Buffalo Bills fans.
Mr. Kelleher is an experienced trial lawyer who has recovered multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for his injured clients in all types of personal injury claims including car accidents and premises liability.
Education & Experience Jim Kelleher graduated Cum Laude with his Juris Doctor in 1983 from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School after earning his undergraduate degree in Political Science from LeMoyne College in Syracuse. When he moved from Buffalo, New York to Florida, he started working at Morgan & Morgan where he became a partner within two years. He then went on to be Managing Partner of the Southwest Florida office of Morgan & Morgan in 2002 and helped expand the offices to various cities through Georgia started in 2007. While at the well-regarded law firm, he served on the Executive Committee for 15 years.
Jim Kelleher has been Fighting for Personal Injury Victims Since 1984.
Awards, Recognition, & Professional Associations Best Car Accident Lawyers Naples Our Florida lawyer has received many awards during his decades-long career. James Kelleher has been given the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating and evaluated based on peer reviews and evaluations. Mr. Kelleher's peers have continuously rated and nominated him for his dedication, ethics, knowledge, and communication skills.
He's also been named one of the Lawyers of Distinction, an organization that awards title and membership based on ethics, experience, and case results. Attorneys who are nominated must be vetted using criteria that includes client and peer reviews, verdicts and settlements, professional activities, community service, and many more.
James "Jim for Justice" Kelleher is a member of these professional organizations:
The Florida Bar State Bar of Georgia New York State Bar American Association for Justice Florida Justice Association Collier County Bar Association Lee County Bar Association The National Trial Lawyers American Board of Trial Advocates Lawyers of Distinction Vice-Chair of Panira Health Clinic Recent case results at Kelleher Law include a $310,000 auto accident claim, $650,000 truck accident case, and $750,000 settlement for premises liability. James Kelleher's Google reviews and Avvo reviews speak volumes for his dedication to being an advocate for injured victims and helping them through one of the most trying times of their lives.