James Wade Harrison: Lawyer with Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman P.A.

James Wade Harrison

James Wade Harrison is an Equity Member of Wishart Norris Henninger & Pittman. Wade is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Certified Family Financial Mediator. He leads the Family Law team of the Burlington, N.C. office and focuses his practice on the negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of family law issues.
Equity Member, Leader of the Family Law Practice Group in Burlington and Managing Member of the Burlington Office
Burlington,  NC  U.S.A.
www.wnhpfamilylaw.com
Phone336-584-3388

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Exit Planning for Business Owners
  • Family Law for Business Owners
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 336-584-3388
Fax: 336-584-4487
http://www.wnhpfamilylaw.com
 
University University of North Carolina, B.A., Political Science, 1976
 
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina, J.D., 1979
 
Admitted1979, North Carolina; 1983, U.S. Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
 
Memberships North Carolina Bar Association; Alamance County Bar Association (President, 2007); North Carolina Bar Association (President, Family Law Section, 1999-2000; Member, Litigation Section; Past Treasurer); American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (North Carolina Chapter Presidents, 2008-2009; North Carolina Chapter Delegate, 2012).
 
BornAsheville, North Carolina, May 25, 1954
 
Biography

Best Lawyers'® 2013 Greensboro Family Law "Lawyer of the Year". North Carolina Bar Association, Citizen Lawyer 2009. Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America* in Family Law, 2006-Present. Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice of Family Law, 2006-Present. Community Leadership Award, Alamance Bar Association. Born in Asheville, North Carolina. Maintains an AV® Preeminent ™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest peer review competence and ethical rating possible). Married Ellen S. Harrison, two children Evan and Allison. North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Family Law (1992-Present). AAML Certified Arbitrator (2000-Present). Family Financial Issues Mediator Certification. (Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization)

 
ISLN906661268
 
Transactions Equitable Distribution trials involving professional practice evaluations, the interim distribution of a tract of land for residential real estate development, and the division of non-qualified compensation, stock options and other business interests; Negotiation and settlement of equitable distribution cases involving the valuation and division of estates including closely held business interests, manufacturing companies, sales companies, interests in professional associations, foreign real property and trust assets; Litigation of child custody issues involving relocation, parental alienation, allegations of abuse and neglect, threats of international parental kidnapping, social services investigations, grandparent custody and challenging or defending forensic custody evaluations; Successful litigation of termination of parental rights issues; Successful defense of alienation and criminal conversation case involving a final demand in excess of $350,000 and a verdict of $5,500; Successful use of alternative dispute resolution methods for resolving financial and child related issues including collaborative law, and mediation/arbitration; Arbitration of financial and other issues as the arbitrator; Mediation of financial and other issues as the mediator; Negotiation of complex Medical Malpractice wrongful death case; Trial to jury of "low speed, high damages" auto tort case with judgment in excess of six figures; Litigation of the validity of a premarital agreement affirmed on appeal; Litigation to settlement of condominium synthetic stucco cases.
 


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James Wade Harrison

3120 South Church Street
BurlingtonNC 27216-1998




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