James John Maddox

James has spent 30 years as a police officer and a prosecutor working on criminal investigations, so he is well acquainted with legal system and criminal processes.

Degree Held: LL.B (Auck)
Year Admitted: 2000
Barrister Sole: 2000
Areas of Practice: Traffic law including serious crash and breath alcohol convictions
Contact details:

E – j.maddox@libertylaw.co.nz
P – 09 262 1136 (follow prompt for extension)
M – +64 27 627 6581


  • 1984 to 1997: Police officer and prosecutor.
  • 2000 to current: Barrister in areas of criminal and traffic matters.
  • Has conducted numerous jury trials for sexual offending, serious violence and drugs charges.
  • Has completed numerous successful limited licence applications, applications for special reasons for no further disqualification, and discharges without conviction.

Ongoing education and professional memberships

  • Regularly attends Police Courts and Jury Courts workshops.
  • Holds a diploma in litigation skills.
  • Is a part of the duty solicitor training program.
  • Attends evidence seminars and criminal law update seminars.
  • Member of the Manukau Professional Bar Association.
  • Member of the Auckland Criminal Bar.