James Epperson

James Epperson

Weddington, North Carolina

James L. Epperson was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1991 and served in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, including representing service personnel before courts-martial proceedings and negotiating the release of Navy members from foreign sovereigns in the Middle East. He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1994 and has practiced before Federal and State Courts in civil and criminal actions in North Carolina and Georgia. He is certified in mediation and arbitration. James graduated from Appalachian State University and from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, in 1991.


Mediator, North Carolina, 1998

Arbitrator, North Carolina, 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Father's Rights
  • Alimony
  • Equitable Distribution of Property
  • Facebook and Family
  • Domestic Violence
  • Pre- and Post-marital Agreements
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody
  • Adoption

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1994
  • Georgia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: Communications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Union County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Navy JAG Corps


  • Lambda Chi Alpha