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James B. Snow III

Business Attorney at Wilmington, NC

5.0   1 review

also known as Jim Snow

  • State Years
    North Carolina - NC 41 years
    Virgin Islands - VI 39 years
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1982
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 39 years
    State VI
    Acquired 1984
    Inactive No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Formations of corporations and limited liability companies, purchases and sales of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, shareholders agreements, operating agreements, employment, independent contracting, contracts, leases, commercial transactions, non-compete agreements, nondisclosure agreements, business forms, promissory notes, security agreements, assumed name certificates, intellectual property, business formation and dissolution.

  2. Real estate
    Commercial and Residential real estate purchases and sales, and financing and refinancing with real estate as collateral, real property development, subdivision, recombination, deeds, mortgages and deeds of trust, land use and zoning, condominiums, and commercial and residential leases.

  3. Contracts and agreements
    Asset purchase agreements, stock and membership interest purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, employment contracts, services contracts, independent contracting agreements, purchase and sale of goods, manufacturing, premarital (prenuptial) agreements, real estate contracts, offers to purchase, construction contracts, business forms, leases or real property, and equipment leases.

  4. Wills and living wills
    Wills, last will and testament, durable general powers of attorney, limited powers of attorney, special powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, declarations of desire for natural death, living wills, advance directives, estate administration and probate, trusts, family agreements, deeds granting or reserving life estates, and partition deeds.

Jim Snow has worked with Hogue Hill since he first moved to Wilmington, NC, in 1984, initially as an associate until he was invited to partnership in 1987, and later as managing partner of the firm.  While his primary interests are his practice areas, which include business law, corporate law, limited liability company law, business entity formations, purchases and sales of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, construction contracts, residential real estate, commercial real estate, real estate development, leasing, and other business and real estate services, as well as general estate planning needs of his business and real estate clients, including  wills, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, advanced directives (living wills), and where appropriate, trusts, when he takes a break from his work he enjoys sailing, surfing, and swimming at Wrightsville Beach, and boating and fishing in offshore coastal waters, in the surf, sounds, salt marsh creeks, and in the Cape Fear River and its tributaries.  More information about Jim and his firm is available at .

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Hogue Hill, LLP
101 S. 3rd Street
PO Box 2178
Wilmington, NC, 28402


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Posted by anonymous | September 24, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Help with real estate questions
Mr. Snow was very helpful. I was able to get all my questions answered over the phone at no charge. Mr. Snow knows real estate law well. He was very comfortable to talk to. If needed I will definitely hire him in the future.


  • Hourly Rates $ 295-325 per hour
Payment methods


AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Hogue Hill, LLP
  • 1984 - Present


  • University of North Carolina
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association Business Law Section
  • Membership Chair
  • 2007 - 2008
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Business Law Section Council
  • 2004 - 2008
  • North Carolina State Bar, 5th Judicial District Young Lawyers Division
  • Chairman
  • 1990 - 1992
  • New Hanover County Bar Association
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 1990 - 1994
  • North Carolina State Bar, 5th Judicial District
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • 1989 - 1990
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Legal Elite
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2015
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014

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Business Attorney | Oct 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is highly regarded for his distinguished business law acumen. He is smart, professional, diligent, and very attuned to his clients."

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Wilmington Business Lawyer James B. Snow III
James B. Snow III
Business Attorney
Wilmington, NC
Licensed for 41 years