James W. Lea, III

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

Biography

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
www.theleaschultzlawfirm.com
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Campbell University, J.D., 1980
Year of First admission:
1980
Admission:
1980, North Carolina; 1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
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
ISLN:
905578307
Hobbies & interests:
Tennis and Writing.

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (3)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • James W. Lea, III

    4.6/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/30/12 in Domestic Relations on 07/30/12

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  • James W. Lea, III

    4.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/12/14 in Family Law on 06/12/14

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  • James W. Lea, III

    3.4/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/25/14 in Family Law on 05/25/14

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  • James W. Lea, III

    4.5/5.0 on 12/13/10 on 12/13/10

    Mr. Lea's experience and professional allowed me to feel confident in the services I received.

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