Attorney James Patrick Galvin

Managing Partner

Work Experience

  • Thurman, Wilson, Boutwell & Galvin P.A., Charlotte, N.C. Partner, 2010-Present
  • Thurman, Wilson & Boutwell P.A., Charlotte, N.C. Associate, 2006-2009
  • Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office, Charlotte, N.C. Assistant District Attorney, 2005-2006
  • Honorable Geoffrey Alprin, Superior Court Judge, Washington, D.C. Law Clerk, 2005
  • Alcatel, Inc., Raleigh, N.C., Quality Assurance Engineering, 1996-1997

Community Involvement

  • The Charlotte Fellows Program, Chairman of the Board of Directors (2010-2015)
  • Youth Soccer and Football Coach for YMCA and Charlotte Soccer Academy
  • Instructor for Princeton Review’s Law School Entrance Exam (LSAT) Prep Course
  • Assistant Coach, Cary Wrestling Club
  • Young Life Leader

Personal Information

  • Married with three children
  • Enjoys the outdoors, playing guitar, and reading

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Homeowners Association Litigation and Representation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Business Advising
  • Contract Drafting and Review
  • Contract litigation
  • Business disputes
  • Restraining orders
  • Negligence and Fraud Cases
  • Personal Injury Criminal Misdemeanor
  • Traffic Offenses


  • Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.
  • Juris Doctor Degree with Honors, 2005
  • The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Associate Editor
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, 1997
  • Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineers Honor Society, Member


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