Law Firm Attorney, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
James Knox is a lawyer you can count on to give his all – in every circumstance. Mr. Knox’s intense commitment to excellence and professionalism, combined with his genuine desire to help those in need, makes him one of the most desirable lawyers in the area.
Among the newest additions to one of the most prestigious firms in the Upstate New York, Mr. Knox exemplifies the qualities that the E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm is known for; providing quality, affordable legal representation to the people of the greater Capital District.
Mr. Knox works tirelessly to represent his clients with every resource available to him, in order to deliver the very best legal experience.
An Attorney Dedicated to Fighting for Others
Mr. Knox graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon in 2009 and was the recipient of the Outstanding Client Advocacy Award.
He has briefed and argued cases in the Court of Appeals, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department, and before the New York Commission on Judicial Conduct. In addition, he has tried a number of cases to verdict and appears regularly in state and federal courts in the Capital District and beyond.
Mr. Knox formerly worked as an Appellate Court Attorney for the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department in Albany, NY. In the spring of 2011, Mr. Knox served temporarily as a confidential clerk in the chambers of Justice Edward O. Spain.
Law Practice Areas
Mr. Knox’s legal practice concentrates on the representation of victims in personal injury and wrongful death cases of all kinds and in the defense of criminal cases in all New York State courts and federal courts.
- Criminal Defense
- Personal Injury
- Car Accidents, Truck Accidents and Motorcycle Accidents
- White Collar Crime and Professional Defense (NY State and Federal Cases)
- Non-White Collar Felonies (NY State and Federal Cases)
- Family Law
- New York State Bar Association
- Albany County Bar Association
- Saratoga County Bar Association
- Rensselaer County Bar Association
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
- Federal Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Member of the Committee on Character and Fitness, Third Judicial District
- Board Member of NYSATSA
A “Rising Star” Recognized for Excellence
Mr. Knox has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” of Upstate New York for both 2013 and 2014 – an honor bestowed upon an elite group comprised of the top 2.5% of all attorneys in New York State.
Service and Work / Life Balance
A married father of three young children, Mr. Knox gives his all to everything he does. When away from the courtroom and negotiating table, Mr. Knox spends as much time as possible with his family but still manages to train for marathons and support charitable causes near and dear to his heart, such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the American Red Cross.
James Knox graduated cum laude from Albertson College in Caldwell, Idaho, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy before going on to graduate magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon in 2009.
While at Lewis & Clark Law School, Mr. Knox served as an Editorial Board Member and Lead Articles Editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review. If you wish to engage James Knox to discuss his participation in a legal publication please contact us.