Jameson P. Wells, PA
Jameson Wells, Attorney
1616 Cleveland Avenue
Charlotte, N.C. 28203
704-375-1800 

Attorney Profile

        Jameson P. Wells ("Jamie") was raised in Skaneateles, New York, and Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with honors in International Studies and thereafter received a Masters in Public Administration from the University of New York at Albany. Jameson later received his J.D. Degree from Albany Law School in Albany, New York in 1983. After graduation, Jameson returned to Charlotte to start his career as an attorney. After working briefly as a law clerk with Weinstein & Sturges, P.A., in 1984 he opened his own general practice on East Trade Street in Charlotte in what then was referred to as the "Law Building.” He continued to engage in the general practice of law for several years with an emphasis in business and corporate law, residential and commercial real estate, and estate planning.
        In 1997 Jameson was joined by Michel C. Daisley and thereafter, in 2005, Charles H. Rabon, Jr. and the firm's name was changed to Wells Daisley Rabon, P.A. Commencing in 2012, Jameson elected to form his own firm.
        Jameson has gained extensive experience across a broad range of legal services while serving clients throughout his 25-year career. The following list illustrates the nature of his work during that period:

        · Has incorporated nearly 400 new corporations and limited liability companies. 
        · Has formed several NonProfit organizations and achieved 501(c)(3) IRS tax-exempt status for those entities. 

        · Has handled numerous corporate asset and stock purchases. 
        · Has provided legal representation for clients in relation to a vast array of real estate concerns, including drafting purchase agreements, conducting commercial closings and refinances, condominium formations, and the preparation and review of residential and commercial leases.
        · Has provided estate planning and associated estate documentation for several corporate owners.
        · Has drafted wills and trusts for hundreds of individuals. 
        · Has drafted numerous documents during ongoing representation for small business and corporate clients, such as employment agreements, corporate policy manuals, non-competition agreements and vendor agreements.
        
· Has advised numerous clients considering the purchase of franchise business opportunities and handled their ongoing representation.
        · Has experience in education law having served as counsel for a North Carolina Charter School.
        · Has engaged in numerous forms of litigation for business clientele in the state courts by both advancing and defending claims against third parties including class action litigation.    

        Jameson's experience includes all manner of small business representation, corporate mergers and acquisitions, collections, commercial real estate, estate planning, wills and trusts, and nonprofit law. In addition, he has served as an instructor at Central Piedmont Community College, the Duke University Non-Profit Certificate Program, and within the Graduate Public Administration Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

        Jameson received his licenses to practice law in both North Carolina and New York State in 1984. He is licensed to appear before all North Carolina District and Superior State Courts, all North Carolina appellate courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina. He is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar as well as the North Carolina Bar Association.

        Jameson is a current board member of Friendship Trays, a Charlotte based nonprofit organization. He is a former board member of the North Carolina Board of Science and Technology, having been appointed by the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He is also a former board member of WTVI, the Charlotte based public television station.

        Jameson is married to Cindy Wells, Chief Financial Officer at the Charlotte YWCA. The Wells have two children and live in the Plaza-Midwood community.

Areas of Practice:

Business and Commercial Law
Contracts
Collection Law
Secured Transaction / UCC
Mergers
Asset Purchases
Stock Purchases
Bankruptcy
Employment Law
Commercial Leases
Business Litigation
Class Action

Business Organizations
Corporation
Limited Liability Company
Shareholder Rights
Partnerships
NonProfit and Tax Exempt Organizations
Shareholder Agreements
Operating Agreements
Franchise Law
Dissolution
Directors and Officer Liability
Corporate Governance
Subchapter S Corporation
Annual and Special Meetings

Wills & Trusts
Living Wills
Health Care Agents
Power of Attorney
Wills
Trusts (Revocable and Irrevocable)
Estate and Tax Planning
Life Insurance Trusts
Minors Trusts
Credit Shelter Trusts

Real Estate Law
Commercial Leases
Commercial Real Estate
Condominium
Residential Real Estate
Landlord / Tenant
Foreclosures

Real Estate Litigation
Property Tax Law

Bar Admissions:

        New York and North Carolina, 1984

Education:

Albany Law School at Union University, Albany, New York, 1983, J.D.

University of New York, Albany, New York, 1980
Master of Public Administration

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1978, B.A., With Honors
Major:  Political Science and International Studies

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Paralegal Program/Civil Litigation, Central Piedmont Community College

NonProfit Law, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

NonProfit Law, Duke University NonProfit Certificate Program

Professional Associations and Memberships:

        Mecklenburg County Bar 
        North Carolina Bar Association
        North Carolina State Bar
        New
York State Bar  

 

Office Location:

Jameson P. Wells, P.A.

1616 Cleveland Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28203

Telephone: 704-375-1800
Fax: 704-347-0684

email:
jwells@jwellslaw.com
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