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James A. Davis, son of Bob and Mary Anne Davis, is a Board Certified Specialist in Federal and State Criminal Law with a trial practice in criminal, domestic, personal injury law, and general litigation. Issue Planning Editor of the Law Review at Regent University, Mr. Davis has served on the North Carolina State Bar Specialization Criminal Law Committee, lectures at criminal and family law CLEs, and is regularly designated by the Capital Defender as lead counsel in capital murders. Born and raised in Rowan County, NC, and the father of four children, Mr. Davis has been involved in a number of civic and community leadership positions. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Family: 15%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 15%
  4. Child Custody: 10%
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%



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Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Richard L. Huffman Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. He is one of the top trial lawyers in this area. I can comfortably refer a case to James because I know he will do an excellent job for the client


    Richard Huffman Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • H. J. White

    I highly recommend James to handle your legal affairs. I have worked with him for a number of years. He is a consummate professional. James's preparation and attention to detail are remarkable. He takes personal pride in service of others. James is committed to excellence in his representation of each and every one of his clients


    H. White DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Davis & Davis, Attorneys At Law, PC

215 N Main St
Salisbury, NC, 28144-4305


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Distinguished Service AwardYMCA2002
Outstanding Leadership AwardYMCA1996
Outstanding Young Man of AmericaYMCA1987
Am Jur Awards in Legal Research, Family Law, etc.Regent UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDavis and Davis, Attorneys at Law, PC1991 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education (CLE) BoardChair, Accredidation Committee2012 - Present
North Carolina State Bar, Specialization Criminal Law CommitteeChairman2002 - 2008
District 19C BarFormer PresidentN/A
Rowan County Helping MinistriesFormer Board of DirectorsN/A
Salisbury YMCAFormer Board of DirectorsN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of North Carolina v. Kathy MillerNot Guilty
Buck v. BuckHusband awarded over $131,000.00 in damages.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lawyers WeeklySex, Lies, Videotape . . . and a Foot Fetish2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Board of Legal SpecializationN/AN/A2002
North Carolina Board of Legal SpecializationN/AN/A2001
Regent UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rowan Criminal Law CLEDWI Defense2012
Rowan Criminal CLEPractical Evidence Trial Practice Pointers2011
Rowan family Law CLEThird Party Intervention in Custody Actions2010
Rowan Criminal Law CLEMotions to Suppress: Statements, Property, and Identification2010
Rowan Criminal Law CLEJudicial Independence2009