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If you are looking for a bankruptcy attorney in Burlington that you can trust, you should look no further than the Law Offices of Dillenbeck & Shelton. Attorney James Shelton has the skill, competence, and commitment you need at this critical time in your life. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before going on to receive his Juris Doctorate at Ohio Northern University College of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees. He also has been noted by Avvo. When you come to this law office, you can have confidence in the representation you will receive. Bankruptcy is a serious issue and should receive the care and attention of a professional attorney you can count on. Contact the firm to learn more.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7: 40%
    12 years
  2. Chapter 13: 40%
    12 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%
    12 years
  4. Foreclosure: 6%
    12 years
  5. Business: 4%
    12 years



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Law Office of J. Marshall Shelton

110 South Maple Street
Suite A
Graham, NC, 27253


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal SpecializationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateIvey McClellan Gatton and Talcott, LLP2004 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Chapter 13 TrusteesN/AN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionSecretaryN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillGeologyBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate Law – Advanced IssuesIssues Involving Real Estate and BankruptcyN/A
Nuts and Bolts of BankruptcyNuts and Bolts of BankruptcyN/A
Magic Mountain 2009Intersection of Bankruptcy and Family LawN/A
Consumer Bankruptcy InstituteEthical Considerations for Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A
Collection Law and BankruptcyChapter 7 and 13 ProceduresN/A
Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy: Line-by-Line WorkshopChapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy: Line-by-Line WorkshopN/A
Basics of Bankruptcy – A Practical GuideRepresenting the Chapter 7 DebtorN/A
31st -34th Annual Bankruptcy InstituteMiddle District Case UpdateN/A