James F. Banter

Associate

Phone

478.749.9992

Phone2

478.742.4280

Fax

478.742.8720

Location

Macon

Biography

James Banter is originally from Fort Valley, Georgia. He earned his B.S. in Political Science from Asbury University, graduating cum laude in 2013. Thereafter, he moved to Macon to attend the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor in 2016, also graduating cum laude.  While at Mercer Law School, James was involved in the Student Bar Association, serving as student body president. James also served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Mercer Law Review, and as president of the Business and Tax Law Society.

Prior to joining James Bates, James clerked for Federal Magistrate Judge Charles Weigle, serving in the United States District Court for the Middle District Georgia.

James currently serves in his community by volunteering at The Methodist Home for Children & Youth in Macon, and by serving as a representative for the Attorney General’s Legal Food Frenzy. He and his wife, Sarah, are both members of Martha Bowman United Methodist Church.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, cum laude (J.D., 2016)
  • Asbury University, cum laude (B.S., Political Science, 2013)

Admitted

  • Georgia, 2016
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia, 2018

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Penny Bunn
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 478.336.5504

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