James G. Stewart

James G. Stewart, P.C.

Augusta, Georgia 30906


Business, Conflict, Contract, Employment, Legal Malpractice, Mass Tort, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Partnership Disputes, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Property/Casualty, Real Estate, Wrongful Death

A Mediator and Arbitrator who has handled over 4,000 mediations and arbitrations in an enormous range of disputes, including Personal Injury & Wrongful Death claims involving Motor Vehicles, defective or dangerous Products, Premises Liability, Medical Negligence, & Nursing Home Liability; Attorney Malpractice & Professional Liability; Insurance Law & Coverage issues; Real Estate; Business Contracts; Business Dissolution; Defamation of character & Slander; Clear Water Act and Water Run-off issues; and injured Railroad employees (FELA).
Jim is a Mediation & Arbitration Trainer and Lecturer.  He has spoken on Mediation at numerous Seminars throughout Georgia and speaks on Ethics and Professionalism in Mediation to Attorneys and Insurance Adjusters, who receive Continuing Education Credits for attending.


Civil trial attorney who has represented thousands of injured victims and handed all types of personal injury claims and lawsuits including: automobile & tractor-trailer crashes; medical malpractice & physician or hospital negligence; nursing home abuse or neglect; lawyer malpractice; dangerous and defective products; slip-and-fall/premises case; inadequate security involving assault, battery, or rape; and libel, slander, & defamation of character. 


Mr. Stewart is always looking for ways to become more creative in Mediation and to refine his Mediation skills and techniques.  In light of these goals, Jim continues to learn at every opportunity, both in and out of the classroom by participating not only in numerous organizations,   but also through studies such as the 3 day Advanced Mediator's Summit, for selected and experienced mediators in the Southeast, at Lipscomb University's Institute For Conflict Management, April, 2007, led by Dr. Larry Bridgesmith, Executive Director; Dr. L. Randy Lowery, educator/founder of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law.
Areas of Practice in his career
Alternative Dispute Resolution; Mediation; Arbitration; Plaintiff Personal Injury; Hospital Defense - Medical Malpractice.
Certified Mediator; Bar Admissions Georgia, 1979
Advanced Mediator's Summit, Institute For Conflict Management, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007
Woodrow Wilson College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979 J.D.
Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust Mediation Training
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, 1972 B.S. Major: Business
11th Annual ADR Institute and the 2004 Neutrals' Conference   November 18-20, 2004 Topic:  Techniques of Experienced Mediators
2005 Auto Torts Workshop   August 5-6, 2005 Topic: Techniques on Mediating an Auto Case
2006 Auto Torts Workshop  August 11-12, 2006 Topic:  Make that phone call:  How to Get the Most Money Out of your Case at Mediation
December, 2008 - "Mediating Nursing Home Cases" at Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover, Atlanta, Georgia
April 29, 2009 - "Professionalism in Mediation" at BAY Mediation, Atlanta, Georgia 
March 23, 2010 - "Professionalism in Mediation" at the law firm of Downey, Cleveland, Marietta, Georgia
May 5, 2010 - "Mediation Mistakes"  at the Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Luncheon, Macon, Georgia


Professional Associations and Memberships (Past & Present)
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyers Section
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Special Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section Member
  • State Bar of Georgia Dispute Resolution Section, Executive Committee Member (2009 - 2010)
  • State Bar of Georgia, Dispute Resolution Section, Vice Chairman (2009 - 2010)

Past Employment Positions

  • Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc. - Mediator & Arbitrator, From inception through 2008
  • Arbitration Forums, Inc. - Mediator, Arbitrator
  • U.S. Arbitration & Mediation, Inc.. - Mediator, Arbitrator
  • Malone & Stewart, Partner, 1980 - 1987
  • St. Paul Insurance Company, Adjuster (Medical Negligence), 1977 - 1979
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Adjuster/Supervisor, 1973 - 1977

Ancillary Businesses

  • BAY Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC - Mediator, Arbitrator



Atlanta Arbitrator, Mediator, and Attorney James G. Stewart


For over 28 years, Attorney James G. Stewart has been a Mediator and Arbitrator working with lawyers and their clients in order to reach a resolution for their cases through means of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). He is a Registered Neutral in the state of Georgia and is Certified as a Mediator and Arbitrator. Being now exclusively with BAY Mediation, you can contact Jim to preside over a Mediation or Arbitration directly through his Website, or contact BAY Mediation for scheduling.


Jim devotes a great deal of time and attention to the parties involved in any cases that he is mediating. He is dedicated to settling the case, since he believes very strongly that this is precisely why he was hired. When Jim is hired for an ADR matter, the lawyers and clients are getting someone who takes the time to understand every aspect of the case and what is important to the parties involved. Jim is highly perceptive to the needs of the involved parties, and strives to reach a resolution that is best for everyone. In order to come to a conclusion that is good for everyone as early in the process as possible, Jim seeks out creative solutions and explores possible resolutions that are outside the box whenever necessary.


In addition to having been a Civil Trial Attorney for over 35 years, representing injured individuals in personal injury cases, Jim Stewart has been a Mediator and Arbitrator in an enormous range of cases over the past 28 years. Having worked as an Insurance Adjuster and Claims Supervisor early on in his carrer, as well as having been a Defense Lawyer, defending hospitals in medical malpractice claims, Jim understands how insurance companies operate in personal injury cases and utilizes this knowledge and understanding to anticipate many courses of action, to aide all parties in strategizing and structuring their case to address the way in which you want to move forward toward resolution.


Contact Attorney Jim Stewart to discuss your case during a phone or face-to-face meeting with him. He is accessible to clients, utilizing state-of-the-art technology to stay in constant communication with the parties involved in any mediation or arbitration that Jim is handling. He is available for mediation anywhere in Georgia, throughout the United States, and internationally.

James G. Stewart, P.C. Mediation, Arbitration, and Civil Litigation


5775 Glenridge Drive


Building E Suite 100


Atlanta, GA 30328


Direct Phone: (404) 805-1005

Email: [email protected]


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