James Ottley, President
Oct 02, 2018 12:00 PM
Installation of 2018-19 Officers and Directors
James Ottley, President

James M. Ottley is a real estate lending and title attorney with Stout Kaiser Peake & Hendrick LLC where he manages the firm’s government guaranteed lending practice.  Mr. Ottley represents bank and nonbank lenders in conventional and government-guaranteed loan transactions.  Mr. Ottley also closes commercial real estate and business acquisition transactions independent of his lending practice and is an officer of the firm’s title agency, Precision Title.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Ottley was Of Counsel to Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP in Atlanta for 11 years.

A fourth generation Atlantan, Mr. Ottley lives with his son William in Smyrna, just outside of Atlanta.  Mr. Ottley is a graduate of The Westminster Schools in Atlanta.  He received his B.A. in English from Duke University and a J.D., with honors, from the University of Georgia School of Law.  Mr. Ottley serves as a board member of the Buckhead Heritage Society and is an active member of the Ansley Breakfast Club, the Georgia Lenders Quality Circle and the Inquiry Club, a longstanding Atlanta discussion and supper club.  Mr. Ottley published two books on Atlanta history, entitled “Atlanta History for Cocktail Parties,”  and “Atlanta History for Cocktail Parties II – Another Round”.   When not digging up Atlanta history, Mr. Ottley enjoys travelling around the state of Georgia and spending time in the great outdoors with his 11 year old son, Will. 
INVOCATION: Thornton Kennedy