Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Attorney James Knight Freeman Serves All of Northern Virginia

James Knight Freeman

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  • Kearney, Freeman, Fogarty & Joshi, PLLC
  • 4085 Chain Bridge Rd, 5th Floor Fairfax, VA 22030
  • 703-691-8333

James K. Freeman practices primarily in the fields of personal injury, wrongful death and criminal defense litigation. A partner in the firm, he enjoys a reputation as an aggressive, results-oriented trial attorney. His work with a major insurance company prior to joining the firm has given him an understanding of the inner workings of the claims process. This knowledge has proven to be invaluable for his personal injury clients and in wrongful death cases. 

Raised in Fairfax County, Mr. Freeman believes his work is about helping real people with real problems.

“My clients have lost loved ones in wrongful death car accidents. I represent the families and help them sort out their lives after a tragic loss. I help provide guidance and closure after the worst thing that’s ever happened to them.”

Mr. Freeman’s work has been featured in a variety of known publications, including the Washington Post, as well as the Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He has also been included in the listings of Top Jury Verdicts and Settlements of the Year several times.

Having obtained a Masters of Law Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Mr. Freeman has the tools necessary to identify, plan, and implement an aggressive and intelligent strategy to successfully resolve your specific case. He is well known throughout the legal community for his ability to handle complex civil and criminal cases. Mr. Freeman practices before all state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Whether you have been injured or are facing a loss of your freedom, Mr. Freeman is an aggressive and competent litigator who will fight to protect your rights.

When Mr. Freeman isn’t at work he likes to play basketball, softball, and football. He has coached varsity basketball at Fairfax High School, coached younger basketball leagues, and run summer camps.  Mr. Freeman served four years of active duty in the United States Navy, working as an aviation electronics technician on F/A-18, F-14, and A6 aircrafts.

Areas of Practice

  • Serious and Catastrophic Injuries
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Criminal law
  • DUI / DWI
  • Serious Traffic Violations

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1999
  • Maryland, 2000
  • District of Columbia, 2000


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • L.L.M. - 2001
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Maryland
    • B.A. - 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association for Justice, Member
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Members
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Members