James J. Angel Attorney at Law

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury Law

Criminal Law

Traffic Defense


Gun Rights Restoration


Admitted to the Bar:

Admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Virginia in the the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia.


West Virginia Wesleyan College(Bachelor of Arts Degree(Magna Cum Laude) 1977

Law School:

T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond(1979)

Professional Affiliations:

American Trial Lawyers Association

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia College of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Lynchburg Bar Association(Past President of Criminal Law Section)

Past Chairman of Boonsboro Peakland Neighborhood Association


James J. Angel is a graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a Fellow of the Academic Honor Society of Sigma Eta Sigma.  He graduated from T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1979.  Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Angel was hired as Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Lynchburg.  He worked as a prosecutor from 1979 to 1984.  In 1984, he became a partner in the law firm Smith, Angel, & Falcone.  In 1987, he went into private practice specializing in litigation.

Mr. Angel has extensive experience representing clients in court and is well respected in the legal community.  He has been lead counsel in over fifteen capital murder cases in Lynchburg and the surrounding areas. Because he has demonstrated leadership and achievement in his profession, Mr. Angel is listed in Strothmore’s Who’s Who and in Who’s Who American Lawyers.