James B. Hughes Jr.

Associate Professor of Law 



Areas of Expertise
Property, Real Estate Sales and Finance, Professional Responsibility


James B. Hughes Jr. received his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut, where he graduated with honors, and earned his law degree from Yale University.

Before joining the Emory faculty in 1992, he was a partner in the Atlanta firm of Trotter, Smith & Jacobs, where he practiced in commercial real estate and related areas of law. At Emory, he teaches courses in property, real estate sales and finance, and professional responsibility. His article, "Taking Personal Responsibility: A Different View of Mortgage Anti-Deficiency and Redemption Statutes," was published in the Arizona Law Review (1997).

Education: BS, University of Connecticut, 1976; JD, Yale University, 1979.


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