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For more than 25 years, Mr. Payne has successfully represented thousands of people who have been charged with serious crimes. He is a proven trial lawyer, a strong negotiator and has worked hard to earn his reputation of integrity and impeccable case preparation.  The W. James Payne Law Firm exclusively handles criminal defense cases, providing clients with thorough, comprehensive representation that can only be acquired through experience. The firm focuses on white-collar offenses but has the ability to defend clients against all types of criminal charges. Attorney Payne has successfully defended his clients in state and federal arenas as well as in military proceedings.

Clients seek Mr. Payne’s representation for a wide range of high-stakes legal matters. Mr. Payne has protected the rights of his clients in legal proceedings that range from the most sophisticated business cases to death penalty cases. The diverse legal experience of the W. James Payne Law strengthened our ability to evaluate issues that confront you, our client, and communicate effectively on your behalf.