Experienced Team. Extraordinary Results.

Rockefeller Law Center in Warner Robins, GA, is a general trial practice which specializes in:

  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Rights

Rockefeller Law Center exists to provide you with a better understanding of your rights and options with outstanding legal service and support. Our goal is to always help you achieve the best positive outcome through honesty, integrity, and compassion. Our team is supremely comfortable with over 20 years of trial experience.

Our clients are based in Georgia counties, such as Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dooly, Houston, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, and Twiggs Counties and the surrounding area.

Personal Injury

  • Auto Wreck
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice

Family Law

  • Divorce & Custody
  • Child Support
  • Adoption

Criminal Law

  • Federal & State Practice
  • Felonies & Misdemeanors
  • DUI & Traffic

Civil Rights

  • False Arrest
  • Excessive Force
  • Unlawful Discrimination

Meet Jim Rockefeller

A. James Rockefeller, Esq. has been a member of the Georgia Bar Association since 1995 and the Florida Bar Association since 1989.

A Chicago native, Jim received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1984 and a law degree from John Marshall Law School, Chicago, in 1989.

Jim has been involved in a wide variety of successful litigation experiences in various states and venues. Jim served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Miami/Dade County, Florida, Between 1989 and 1993, and again from 1994-1995. While there, he participated in numerous successful jury trials.

Before launching the Rockefeller Law Center in Warner Robins in 2005, Jim was the attorney of counsel for another local law firm. Over the years, he has served as counsel in more than one hundred jury trials, as well as countless family law temporary and final hearings.

Jim’s successful trial experience on both prosecution and defense teams has equipped him to handle any kind of case successfully – from high profile criminal cases to domestic disputes.

In 2004, Jim founded Families Against Methamphetamine Abuse, Inc. (FAMA), and currently serves as its President. FAMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Central Georgia families cope with drug abuse, primarily methamphetamine abuse.

Jim is a proud husband and father. His lovely Colombian wife, Ana, manages the offices of Rockefeller Law Center. Together they have two beautiful girls and two beloved pets which round out their family.

Look for Jim’s weekly legal column in the Houston Home Journal.

You can email Jim directly at: jim@rockefellerlawcenter.com

Meet Janhvi Patel- McCarley.

Janhvi was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and moved to Georgia in 2017 to complete her J.D. from Mercer University School of Law, where she graduated. She is also a proud U.S. citizen passionate about Law, primarily criminal and emigration Law.

In addition, Janhvi loves to paint, spend time with family and friends, and relax in her free time.

You can reach Janhvi at: jahnvi@rockefellerlawcenter.com

Our Staff

Get to know Rockefeller Law Center’s highly-skilled, professional staff.

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Office Manager

Ana is the Office Administrator and Finance Manager for the Firm. She was born in Colombia and graduated from the National University of International Business Administration and Finances. She moved to the United States of America in 2002, studied English as a Second Language at the Georgia Tech Language Institute, and graduated from there in 2005. Ana worked at Wells Fargo Dealer Services from 2007-2015. In 2015, she married, moved to Warner Robins, and started working as a legal assistant for the Rockefeller Law Center in 2016. In 2019, she took the role of the office manager for the Law Firm. She enjoys cooking yummy Colombian delicacies. In addition, she enjoys hiking, dancing, traveling, and just enjoying her family.

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Family Law Paralegal

Emily is the Family Law Paralegal at Rockefeller Law Center. She graduated from Middle Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Emily is currently attending Central Georgia Technical College for an Advanced Legal Assistant Certification. Emily grew up in a military family, but currently calls Georgia her home. She enjoys baking confections for the office, reading, and plans to hike all of the Georgia State Parks.

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Personal Injury, Criminal and Civil Rights paralegal.

Courtney is the Civil Rights, Personal injury, General Civil and Criminal Law Paralegal at Rockefeller Law Center. She graduated from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas with her Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy with a focus on legal studies in 2019, and she then went on to receive her Paralegal certification in 2020. She is a Florida-born native but recently moved from Las Vegas to Georgia in 2021.  Courtney enjoys spending all of her free time outside with her family, gardening, hiking, and going to the beach.

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Legal Assistant

Abigail is the Legal Assistant for the Firm. She was born in Douglas, GA, and graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2022 with her Bachelor’s Degree. She majored in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy. She has recently moved to the Macon area to pursue her career goals. Abigail is passionate about Law. In addition, she loves interacting with people. In her free time, Abigail enjoys reading, writing, painting, and anything involving the outdoors or the gym.

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Legal Intern

Valentina is a Legal Intern/Assistant for the firm. She was born in Atlanta, GA, and moved to Warner Robins with her family in 2015. She is currently attending Houston County High School and is expected to graduate in 2023. She is now planning to attend Georgia State University to study Business. Valentina loves traveling, arts, dancing, and playing with her little sister. Valentina is also passionate about people and curious about civil rights and justice.

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Our Office

We are located at 102 Tommy Stalnaker Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088

Rockefeller Law Center Clients Are Saying…

“Rockefeller Law Center has been working multiple cases for me since 2010. I would highly recommend them no matter what your legal needs might be. The staff is very friendly and truly seem to go out of their way to accommodate their clients. :)”

“Jim Rockefeller is an excellent attorney. He did everything he said he would and more. He was always available for questions and responded to emails in a timely manner. He was to the point in explaining details and always told the truth. He did a great service for my family and I will be forever grateful. I highly recommend Mr. Rockefeller and his firm!”

“Jim Rockefeller is an excellent attorney. He did everything he said he would and more. He was always available for questions and responded to emails in a timely manner. He was to the point in explaining details and always told the truth. He did a great service for my family and I will be forever grateful. I highly recommend Mr. Rockefeller and his firm!”

“I hired Mr. Rockefeller in August of 2013. Despite his firm having other cases to handle, Mr. Rockefeller and his staff made me feel like my case came first. I am happy with my result! Great Lawyer.”

“I valued Mr. Rockefeller’s counsel and advice. He made a tough situation bearable. The whole team at Rockefeller Law was professional and dependable. His team ensured information was passed and questions I had were answered. Even with Mr. Rockefeller’s schedule, he was available and took time to return calls so I could get questions answered. His professionalism and persistence got results and always had my best interest in mind. I’d choose him to represent me in the future for any circumstance.”

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