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James C. Williams
James C. Williams
  • Attorney, 2010






James C. Williams focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation.  He is a native of Harnett County, North Carolina where he grew up prior to attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  Prior to joining Daughtry, Woodard, Lawrence, & Starling, he was an associate at Williams Mullen in Wilmington, North Carolina, where his practice focused on construction defect litigation and insurance defense.  He joined Daughtry, Woodard, Lawrence, & Starling in 2010 and has maintained a diverse practice in Johnston County, representing landowners, contractors, lenders, suppliers and others.  He also represents clients with routine traffic matters, criminal defense, personal injury actions, administrative matters, and drafting commercial contracts, lease agreements, and real estate transactions.

Mr. Williams is admitted to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina.  He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court of North Carolina (Eastern, Middle and Western Districts) and is a member of the Johnston County Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association.


Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Routine Traffic Matters
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Administrative Matters
  • Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Lease Agreements
  • Real Estate Transactions

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Johnston County Bar, Member , Present
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, Present

    Past Employment Positions

    • Williams Mullen in Wilmington, North Carolina, Associate