Jim Snow was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in December of 1956; admitted to bar, 1982, North Carolina; 1984, Virgin Islands and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. Education: University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1979, cum laude); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D., 1982). Member: New Hanover County (Member, Executive Committee, 1990-1994) and North Carolina Bar Associations (Member, Business Law and Real Property Law Sections, Business Law Section Council, 2004-2008; Business Law Section Council, Membership Chair, 2007-2008); The North Carolina State Bar (Fifth Judicial District, Secretary-Treasurer, 1989-1990, Chairman, Fifth Judicial District Young Lawyers Division, 1990-1992). Member: Board of Trustees, The Historic Wilmington Foundation, Inc., 1991-1998, 2000-2006, and 2009-2014; Secretary, 1995-1998 and 2003-2006; Executive Committee, 1991-2000 and 2003-2009; Katherine Howell Award recipient, 2006. Member: Board of Member of Directors, Cape Fear Literacy Council, 2015-, Governance Committee, 2015-, Chair 2016-, Marketing & Fund Development Committee, 2015-, Secretary, 2017-. Member: Board of Directors, Legal Services of the Lower Cape Fear, Inc., 1992-1998; Treasurer, 1995-1996; President, 1996-1997. Practice Areas: Business Law; Commercial Law; Formations of Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, Purchases and Sales of Businesses, Business Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Employment Agreements, Independent Contract Services Agreements, Contracts, Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Real Estate Purchases and Sales, Refinancing, Contracts, Leasing, Wills, Living Wills (Declarations of Desire for Natural Death), Health Care Powers of Attorney, Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration and Probate.