DECATUR, Ga. -- DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James has been named to this year's distinguished "40 Under 40" list by the National Law Journal.
Every year, this list honors 40 minority lawyers who are younger than 40 years old and enjoy thriving careers.
"I am honored to be recognized with this distinguished group of young professionals selected by the National Law Journal," said James, 39. "I am inspired every day I wake up to continue to make a difference for the people I serve in DeKalb County. I made a pledge when I took office in 2007 to ensure that justice is served in our community, and I look forward to upholding that promise as DeKalb's DA."
James has also been recognized as an accomplished leader in a number of leading publications, including the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Daily Report.