James A. Steele III

James A. Steele III

Managing Partner
Roanoke, Virginia

James Steele enjoys practicing law, especially the intersection between technology and the practice of law. Whether writing a will, going to court on a criminal or traffic matter, or advising a landlord on best practices, Mr. Steele is committed to developing efficient processes that reduce complex legal issues into manageable pieces.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal and Traffic
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Landlord-Tenant

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2012
  • New York, 2009
  • North Carolina, 2007


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Law Journal: Intellectual Property Law Journal, Senior Member, 2005 - 2007
  • Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Major: Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • CALI Award (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction), Property I, 2005 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Roanoke Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Boies Schiller & Flexner, Staff Attorney, 2010
  • The Law Office of Mark T. Atkinson, Associate Attorney, 2007 - 2010


  • Spanish