James W. Chandler, Esq.

About James W. Chandler, Esq.

An Experienced Attorney

As a former felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile prosecutor, he has the experience needed to assist you.

James is also a member of Colorado, Washington, D.C., and Florida Bars. You can count on James with over 10 years of experience to help you with your legal matters.

His law office has been rated by Florida Super Lawyers for 4 years in a row, in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

If you have a federal case, James Chandler can help you there as well – he has been admitted to practice in all 3 Florida’s federal courts.

James graduated with his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law in 2002, and ever since then he has been actively practicing law.
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Prior to James W Chandler beginning his own law firm, he was a partner in the law firm of Agoston & Chandler, P.A. where he focused on Federal and State Criminal Defense, Family and Marital Law, Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency, and Domestic Violence.

He had joined the Law Office of David T. Agoston in October 2008 after over 3 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 criminal defense and family law. Prior to that time, he worked as a clerk in a small Federal Criminal Defense Firm in Denver, Colorado.

He is a native of Huntington, West Virginia, and a member of Collier County Bar Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Thomas Biggs American Inns of Court, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section, and the Collier County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In his spare time, he enjoys being a SCUBA Instructor and is the cofounder of Scuba Outfitters of Naples.

During football season, he can be found anywhere the West Virginia Mountaineers are playing or occasionally playing golf. He has a wife, Joleana, and 2 wonderful kids, Elena and Evan.

Bar Admissions:
  • Colorado, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2005
  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 2002
  • Juris Doctor
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science in Journalism
  • Major: Journalism with concentration in Public Relations

Past Employment Positions:
  • Partner Agoston and Chandler, P.A. 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

  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Gamma Beta Phi
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