J.D., Georgia State University College of Law (2003)
B.S., University of Georgia
James W. Hurt Jr. (J.D. ’03) is the founding partner with Hurt Stolz PC which focuses on class actions, consumer protection litigation, and personal injury litigation. He joined Georgia State Law as an adjunct professor in 2007, after graduating with honors in 2003. During his time as a student, he was president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association, founding president of the Oglethorpe Legal Society and sat on the Moot Court Board.
Hurt was born in Macon, grew up in Cordele, Georgia, and finished his bachelor of science in microbiology at University of Georgia. He worked in the poultry industry for a decade before resigning as quality assurance director to attend law school.
Hurt is a member of the Western Circuit Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and served as the chair of the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia.