James Baxter Blanton

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Born Wilmington, North Carolina, August 22, 1976; admitted to bar, 2003, North Carolina; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Preparatory education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; University of North Carolina at Wilmington, (B.S. Accountancy, magna cum laude, 1999); legal education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law (J.D., 2003). Private practice, Wilmington, North Carolina, 2003 -06. Assistant District Attorney, Fifth Judicial District of North Carolina, 2006-10. Special Assistant, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina 2011-13; Member, North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission, 2013-. Member, New Hanover County and North Carolina Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar. (U.S. Marine Corps, 2010-2013).

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
910-805-8461  Phone
910-679-4522  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, B.S., Accountancy, magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2011, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; 2003, North Carolina
North Carolina Bar Association; New Hanover County Bar Association.
U.S. Marine Corps, 2010-2013
Special Agencies:
Member, N.C. Governor's Crime Commission.
Hobbies & interests:
Outdoor activities; Biking; Running

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (8 reviews)
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