Jim Buxton

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    Contact Information

    Phone: (843) 606-2397
    Email: jbuxton@buxtonandcollie.com
    1470 Ben Sawyer Boulevard, Suite B-8
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

  • jbuxton@buxtonandcollie.com

    Corporate Lawyer for Established Businesses and Startups

     

    Jim represents clients in the areas of:

     

    A Charleston native, Jim returned to his beloved hometown after practicing at two firms ranked in American Lawyer’s top 50 list: Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia and Hunton & Williams LLP in Richmond, Virginia.

    He works regularly with corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, shareholder buy-outs, and business purchase and sale agreements, including business succession issues.

     

    Education and Degrees
    • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002
    • Princeton University, B.A., History, 1995
     
    Honors
    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    • CALI Award, International Business Transactions
    • James L. Petigru Award for Most Outstanding Student Lawyer
    • Associate Editor-In-Chief, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal
    • Star of the Quarter, South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • Multiple Ribbons, South Carolina State Fair Amateur Wine Making Competition
     
    Affiliations
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Charleston County Bar Association
    • Member, South Carolina State Bar
    • Member, South Carolina State Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee
    • Member, Georgia State Bar
    • Member, Virginia State Bar
     
    In the Community

    Jim is a Charleston native with deep family roots and a strong commitment to the community. His current activities include:

    • Board Member-Chairman, Star Gospel Mission
    • Trustee, Porter-Gaud School
    • Board Member, Roper Hospital
    • Member, Princeton Alumni Schools Committee
    • Past President, Porter-Gaud Alumni Association
     
    At Home

    Jim lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Courtney, and their two sons. Jim is an outdoorsman who enjoys birding (his favorite bird is the American Oystercatcher), amateur wine making, college football and, most of all, his family. Outside the office, you’re most likely to see him coaching a son’s  ball game, attending a community event, or spending time at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, where he’s an active member.