Meet James Mitchell

James Mitchell


Senior Solicitor

Practice Areas

Criminal Law

James has dealt with a broad spectrum of criminal matters including traffic, drugs, violence, sex, and fraud charges. He is a passionate advocate who prides himself on his relationships with his clients, and on getting the best for them.

James appears regularly in the Magistrates’ Court as a senior solicitor advocate in all kinds of matters including bail applications, breach hearings, contest mentions, diversion hearings, plea hearings, and contested hearings. He also appears in the County Court in plea hearings, appeal hearings, and breach hearings. James also instructs barristers in trials in the County Court and the Supreme Court, as well as appeals in the Court of Appeal.

Before joining Michael J. Gleeson and Associates, James previously worked with a Melbourne-based criminal law firm as a solicitor advocate. He also worked with several prominent Melbourne criminal law firms before he began practicing as a lawyer.

In addition to his Juris Doctorate from Monash University, James has a Masters degree in philosophy (by research) from Melbourne University, and a Bachler of Arts with honours (1st class) from the University of Western Australia.