James W. McGee Jr. is a resident of Wilmington since 1990. Mr. McGee earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, then a law degree from Campbell University. Since founding The McGee Law Firm, James McGee has primarily focused on defending DWI cases. This expertise is supplemented by his work in traffic, drug related cases and personal injury as well. He serves the greater Wilmington area, serving clients in New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick Counties.

As a longtime resident of North Carolina and graduate of North Carolina’s own Campbell University, Mr. McGee has developed an intimate understanding of both the people and the DWI laws of this state. We believe our firm can help you with your DWI case. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation.

Membership and Association

  • Member of National College for DUI Defense
  • Member of North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Advanced Level DWI Training Programs

  • Successfully completed training for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police DWI Detection Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program (2005).
  • Attended and completed the National College for DUI Defense annually since 2004 as conducted at Harvard University.
  • Certificate of completion from the Masters of Scientific evidence in Dallas, Texas in April 2005.
  • Certified Operator of the CMI, Inc., Intoxilyzer 5000 Series (2005)
  • Featured speaker at 2007 DWI Conference for Lawyers – “DWI Bond Issues”.
  • Attended EC/IR II Seminar 2011 in Williamsburg, Virginia

Awards and Recognition

  • Awarded “Rising Star” in SuperLawyers in 2012 and 2013.
  • Received peer nomination from Best Lawyers in 2013
  • Awarded Legal Elite by Business North Carolina in 2013
  • Author for Aspatore Publishing Working with Witnesses: Strengthening Your Defense While Refuting the State’s Case (2012)