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    James L. Windsor

    Member • Chair of Real Estate Claims & Title Insurance Solutions • Co-Chair of Government & Municipal Law
    Admissions: Virginia

    Biography

    Jim has over 36 years of experience in real estate, title insurance and civil litigation and is an AV® Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a dedicated, zealous and strong advocate for his clients. He is the Chairman of the firm’s Real Estate Claims & Title Insurance Solutions Group and his practice includes a broad range of counseling, negotiation, mediation and civil litigation, with an emphasis on real estate, title insurance, mechanic’s liens/construction, local government, legal malpractice defense and creditor’s rights. He was selected by peers and recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018-2021 in the area of Real Estate. In addition, Jim is currently working with a team of K&C lawyers representing numerous Virginia localities with respect to claims against pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and others connected with the opioid addiction epidemic, as a continuation of his long track record of representation of local governments in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

     

    Recognition & Honors

    • AV® Preeminent; Martindale-Hubbell
    • Top Rated Lawyer in Construction Law; The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, 2018
    • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate, 2018-2021
    • Virginia Super Lawyers, Real Estate; Law & Politics, 2006, 2010-2018, 2020-2021
    • Top Lawyer; CoVaBIZ, 2017-2021
    • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Construction Law; Virginia Business Magazine, 2007–2014, 2016-2020
    • Distinguished Service Award; Virginia Land Title Association, 2015-2016
    • Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law; The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, 2013, 2018-2019
    • Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation Law; The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, 2018
    • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Real Estate and Construction Law; Virginia Business Magazine, 2003–2004
    • Phi Delta Phi; President, 1984
    • Moot Court Board, 1984–1985
    • The Order of Barristers

    Associations

    • Virginia State Bar; Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Conference, 1991-1994
    • Virginia State Bar; 7th Circuit Representative, Young Lawyers Conference, 1989-1991
    • Virginia State Bar; Board of Governors, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section, 1998-2001
    • Virginia State Bar
    • Virginia Land Title Association
    • Virginia Beach Bar Association
    • Christopher Newport University, School of Business and Economics; Dean’s Advisory Board, 1989-1990
    • The Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula; Advisory Board, 1989-2000
    • Coliseum Hampton Rotary Club, 1988-1996; Board of Directors, 1988-1990
    • Peninsula Rotary Club, 1996-1998
    • Leadership Institute of the Virginia Peninsula, 1991
    • United Way of the Virginia Peninsula; Fund Raising Campaign Chairman, Newport News Attorneys’ Division, 1993
    • United Way of the Virginia Peninsula; Fund Raising Campaign Chairman, Peninsula Attorneys’ Division, 1994
    • Leadership Institute of the Virginia Peninsula; Program Chairman, State Government Day, 1994-1997
    • Future of Hampton Roads, Inc.; Board of Directors, 1994-1997
    • Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council; Board of Directors, 1994-1997
    • Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors, 1997-1999
    • Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation; Board of Trustees, 2005-2008

    Education

    • James Madison University; B.S., cum laude, 1982
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., 1985

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