Jim Kelleher

Personal Injury & Car Accident Attorneys Serving Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples & Nearby Southwest Florida

Florida personal injury injury lawyer Jim Kelleher

James Kelleher has dedicated his decades-long career to the practice of law, specifically personal injury law. A serious injury can turn someone's life upside down, and Jim is personally committed to helping injury victims rebuild their lives following these tragedies.


Jim was born in Buffalo, New York. As an undergraduate student, he attended LeMoyne College in Syracuse. He played intercollegiate basketball and earned an undergraduate degree in Political Science when he graduated in 1980.

He then attended State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor and graduated Cum Laude in 1983.



Professional Organizations

  • The Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • New York State Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Collier County Bar Association
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Working for Morgan & Morgan

Once a Florida resident, Jim began working as an attorney at the highly esteemed Morgan & Morgan. Although now a very large firm, Morgan & Morgan was still a young law firm when Jim joined the team. He became a partner within his first two years at Morgan & Morgan. He became Managing Partner of the Southwest Florida office in 2002.

Beginning in 2007, Jim helped Morgan & Morgan expand its offices to various cities throughout Georgia. In addition, he served on the Executive Committee for 15 years.

Fighting for Personal Injury Victims Since 1984

As an experienced trial lawyer, Jim has handled all types of personal injury claims, including car accidents and premises liability. He has brought many of these to trial in order to get the best possible results for his clients. Over the years he has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.

Based on evaluations and reviews by other attorneys, Jim has received the prestigious AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible in this rating system. It means that Jim's peers have rated him at the highest level for ethics, knowledge and communication skills in the practice of law.

Jim lives in Naples, Florida, with his wife Susan. They are both devoted Buffalo Bills fans.

Free Case Review

To learn more about our attorneys and to find out if we can help you pursue maximum compensation for your work injuries, please call The Kelleher Firm at 833-546-3675. Our law firm has offices in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida.