James W. Lea III

James W. Lea III


The Lea Schultz Law Firm, P.C.

Recognized since 2007

Wilmington, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Family Law
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Recognized in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Family Law.

James W. Lea, III - The Lea/ Schultz Law Firm , P.C.
1612 Military Cutoff Road Suite 300
Wilmington, NC 28403
Tel: 910-239-5990 Fax: 910-239-5992
jwl@thelealawfirm.com
www.thelealawfirm.com


James W. Lea, III, practices exclusively in the area of Family Law and has done so for the last 40 years of practice. Mr. Lea has served on the North Carolina State Bar’s Family Council, a selected group of family lawyers that sets policy and recommends changes to Family Law on behalf of the North Carolina State Bar. He was named by North Carolina magazine as one of North Carolina’s Best Lawyers. Mr. Lea has been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for the last 24 years and The Best Lawyers in America for the last 15 years in the area of Family Law. His firm was recently listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Law Firms in Family Law tier one.

Location

  • 1612 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 300
    Wilmington, NC 28403

Education

  • Campbell University , J.D., graduated 1980
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BASc, graduated 1977

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Wilmington, NC (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law

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