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James Neil Graham

also known as Real estate attorney and business attorney, Madison, Mount Horeb, Verona, Blanchardville, WI

About me

After spending 7 years at a construction litigation law firm, I started my own practice to focus on real estate law.  Graham Law Office has since grown into Accession Law LLC which provides real estate and business legal services. 


I am married with two children, and we enjoy camping, boating, and exploring.


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
    20 years
  2. Business: 20%
    20 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    20 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael J Allen

    I have known Jim Graham for many years and do not hesitate to refer to him persons and businesses who need assistance in his areas of legal expertise. Jim is practical, client focused and understands the practical as well as legal concerns of his clients. He actively reaches out to other members of the Bar to continually grow his knowledge and grow his support network, which adds to the value he provides.


    Michael Allen Energy & Utilities Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sally A. Hestad

    I wholeheartly recommend and endorse Attorney James Graham. I have referred many matters to him. He has the experience and legal skills to provide his clients with sound advice and excellent representation in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation and aspects of bankruptcy.


    Sally Hestad Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

318 South Main Street
Blanchardville, WI, 53516

8641 Davis Street
Mount Horeb, WI, 53572



WIGood Standing199503/23/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2015
5.0 out of 5 Client Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Whos Who in American LawMarquis2014
Whos Who in American LawMarquis2013
Honor SocietyBeta Sigma Gamma2002
James C. Graasamp ScholarshipUniversity of Wisconsin School of Business2002
Wesley G Scheibel awardArthur Andersen2001
Cum LaudeUniversity of WIsconsin law school1995
HonorsCollege of William and Mary1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAccession Law LLC fka Graham Law Office2003 - Present
General Counsel and BrokerThe Synergy Real Estate Group2007 - 2009
Associate AttorneyKay & Andersen, S.C.1995 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Club of Madison WestPast President2004 - 2005
Rotary Club of Madison WestTreasurer1999 - 2001
West Side Business AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Dane County Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Rotary Club of Madison WestN/A1995 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A1995 - Present
Madison Area Builders AssociationN/AN/A
Wisconsin Builders AssociationN/AN/A
Wisconsin Realtors Association - AffiliateN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hotel Site AcquisitionSuccess
Commercial Waterfront PropertySuccess
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Publication nameTitleDate
Halfmoon Education IncDeterming Land Ownership and Access Rights2014
National Business Institute SeminarTitle Law in Wisconsin2008
National Business Institute SeminarIn-Depth TItle Insurance Princples2008
National Business InstituteEssentials of 1031 Exchanges in Wisconsin2003
BlogReal Estate Law in WisconsinN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WisconsinReal EstateMS2002
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawPhilosophy and GovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Determining Land Ownership and Access RightsAvoiding, Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues in Land Transactions2014
Continuing Legal EducationTitle Law in Wisconsin2014
Continuing Legal EducationIn Depth Title Insurance Principles2014
Continuing Legal EducationDrafting LLC and LLP Agreements in WisconsinN/A
Continuing Legal EducationEssentials of Section 1031 Exchanges in WisconsinN/A