Address: 2671 Airport Road South, Suite 104, naples, FL, 34112
Law Firm: Law Office of James W. Chandler, P.A.
|First Year of Call|
|Areas of Practice||DUI, Sex Crimes|
|Description||James W. Chandler, Esq. is the owner of the Law Office of James W. Chandler, P.A. where focuses his practice on Federal and State Criminal Defense, Family and Marital Law, Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency and Domestic Violence (Injunction) cases. Their practice is circuit wide and they routinely practice these areas in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, and Hendry Counties. Mr. Chandler is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Family Law, Appellate, and County Court Mediator as well as a qualified arbitrator. Mr. Chandler has been appointed as a Federal Mediator for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to the formation of the Law Office of James W. Chandler, P.A., he was a partner in the Law Office of Agoston & Chandler, P.A. Mr. Chandler joined the Law Office of David T. Agoston in October 2008 after more than three years in the Collier County State Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted in Misdemeanor (County Court), Juvenile Delinquency (Circuit Court) and Adult Felony (Circuit Courts). Prior to joining the State Attorney’s Office he was an Associate at the Law Firm of Romsa & Kuker, LLC in Boulder, Colorado practicing primarily criminal defense and family law. Prior to that time he worked as a clerk in a Federal Criminal Defense firm in Denver, Colorado. For years Mr. Chandler has accepted court appointments (both Federal and State), and has been able to help the indigent litigants of Collier County and Southwest Florida. Mr. Chandler is a native of Huntington, West Virginia and a member of the Lee County Bar Association, the Collier County Bar Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Michael R.N. McDonnell Chapter of the American Inns of Court (past group leader), The Florida Bar Family Law Section, The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section, and the Collier County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Past President, Past Vice-President, Past Treasurer). Mr. Chandler also offers his time as a member of the Florida Bar Speaker’s Bureau. Mr. Chandler has been nominated via a rigorous peer review process and named to Florida SuperLawyers for seven years in a row (2013-2019) and has been featured in Florida SuperLawyers magazine. In 2019 Mr. Chandler was names to Naples Top Lawyers by Naples Illustrated magazine and holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Chandler is a featured contributor on the popular web blog Avvo.com, where the public may ask local attorneys in their geographic and practice area legal questions, and has achieved a 10.0 Superb rating (the highest possible rating). Mr. Chandler is the son of Paul and Marsha Chandler; Marsha is a recently retired Collier County public school teacher and they reside in Estero (Lee County), Florida. Mr. Chandler is married to Joleana Chandler, who is native Floridian, and who works for the Collier County Public School System. Mr. Chandler is a 2000 graduate of West Virginia University, and a 2002 graduate of the University of Denver, College of Law. Mr. Chandler is licensed to practice in the State of Florida, State of Colorado, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Chandler is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In his spare time, he enjoys being a SCUBA Instructor (PADI Course Director & Tec Trimix Instructor Trainer) at Scuba Outfitters of Naples, playing golf, boating, fishing and countless activities with his two children. During football season he can be found anywhere he can watch his West Virginia Mountaineers. Past Employment Positions: Agoston & Chandler, P.A., Attorney and partner, 2011-2012 Law Office of David T. Agoston, P.A., Attorney at Law, 2008 2011 State Attorney’s Office, Assistant State Attorney, 2005 2008 Romsa & Kuker, LLC, Attorney at Law, 2004 – 2005 Fraternities/Sororities: Pi Kappa Phi Gamma Beta Phi Society Recent Volunteer work: President, Reflection Lakes at Naples Condo Association, (March 2007- June 2012), Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Volunteer, Ave Maria Board of Visitors Mentor Program, Volunteer, Collier County Teen Court, Volunteer, Alumni Admissions Council, University of Denver, Volunteer, Collier County High School Mock Trial Competition (judge, and past team advisor), Volunteer, Ave Maria School of Law Moot Court Competition, Volunteer, Meals of Hope Holiday Meal Program Volunteer, LCBA Foundation Golf Tournament Volunteer, organized beach cleanups through Project AWARE and Scuba Outfitters. LLC Awards Florida SuperLawyers 2013 2019 inclusive|
Former Prosecutor on your sideThe Law Office of James W. Chandler, P.A. is a multi-practice law firm specializing in family law, criminal law, and juvenile law nearby to Naples and Fort Myers. James W. Chandler is a former misdemeanor and juvenile prosecutor with the expertise and knowledge to provide effective legal services for his clients. Together with his dedicated team of attorneys, he offers the trusted and reliable legal servic…
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