James W. Lea, III

James W. Lea, III: Attorney with The Lea/Schultz Law Firm, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Named to North Carolina Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America since 2006. Named in 2010 by us news and world report as one of the best law firms in the country in the area of family law.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Civil Litigation
  • Marital Agreements

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
910-218-1497  Phone
910-239-5992  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Campbell University, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1980, North Carolina
New Hanover County (Secretary-Treasurer, 1987; President Elect, 1991; President, 1992) and North Carolina (Member, Family Law Council) Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar (Member, Family Law Council); North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (Member, Political Action Committee, 1987-1988); National Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Atlanta, Georgia, November 3, 1954
Hobbies & interests:
Tennis and Writing.

Peer Reviews


Wilmington, North Carolina

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