J. K. Coward, Jr.

J. K. Coward, Jr.: Attorney with Coward, Hicks & Siler, P.A.


Member, Campbell Law Observer, 1983-1984. Member, Jackson County Board of Commissioners, 1994-1998. Member, North Carolina Bar Association, 1984-Present. Member, Western Carolina Community Chorus, 1970 - Present. Member, Jackson County Rescue Squad, 1978 - 1981. Member, Southwestern Community College Foundation, 1984 - 1986. Member, Jackson County Arts Council, 1986 - 1988. Board Member, Harris Regional Hospital Board of Directors, 1995 - 1997. Board Member, North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Foundation, 1998 - 2010. Member, Jackson County Economic Development Commission, 2000 - 2009. Member, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, 2004 - 2012. Board Member, Slyva First Baptist Church Board of Deacons/Trustees, 1990 - Present. Chairman, Jackson County Board of Elections, 1990 - 1994. Chairman, Pinnacle Park Foundation, 1992 - Present. Chairman, Webster Enterprises (Sheltered Workshop), 1998 - 2000. Chairman, Sylva Rotary Club, 2001. Chairman, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, 2002. Chairman, Sylva First Baptist Church Board of Deacons, 1992, 1995, 1996.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Real Property
  • Eminent Domain
  • Civil Litigation
  • Native American Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
828-586-2147  Phone
828-586-2605  Fax
University Attended:
University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1976; Davidson College, B.A., with honors in English, 1977
Law School Attended:
Campbell University, J.D., 1984
Year of First admission:
2002, Cherokee Supreme Court; 1986, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court; 1984, North Carolina; 2007, United States Tax Court
North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section, Member, 1984 - Present;
Birth Information:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 19, 1955

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