West Law Offices, P.C. is staffed with one attorney, James P. West, and one legal assistant, Kali Davis, in order to ensure that each client receives personalized attention.
James P. West has been a member of the North Carolina State Bar since 1991. His law practice focuses on business and employment law, estate planning and administration, regulatory and utility law, and litigation. Mr. West received a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. At the University of North Carolina, he served as the Executive Editor of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. He also received an Executive Certificate in Certified Financial Planning from Duke University, and has been a Certified Financial Planner™ since 2004.
He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the United States District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, he belongs to the American Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Federal Energy Bar Association. In 2008, he was a presenter at the National Business Institute's Estate, Financial, and Health Care Planning for Elder Clients seminar in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. West has previously been employed as an assistant district attorney for the Fourteenth Judicial District of North Carolina and an associate with the Washington, D.C. law offices of both Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan and Dewey Ballantine.
Kali Davis is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Magna Cum Laude. She minored in Psychology. She was also a National Merit Scholar. Prior to becoming a legal assistant, Ms. Liljedahl was employed as an insurance adjuster by North Carolina Farm Bureau and Applied Underwriters.
Suite 2325 • Two Hannover Square • 434 Fayetteville Street • Raleigh, NC 27601
Telephone - 1.919.856.8800 • Fax - 1.919.856.8801