Paralegal
Telephone: (229) 226-1344
Facsimile: (770) 886-5976

Primary Responsibilities:
• Real Estate
• Mechanics and Materialmen’s Lien Preparation and Filings
• Construction Contracting and Accounting
• Payment Bond Claims
• Regulatory Issues
• Local Government Law & Financing
• Mediation


Biography:

Although James Eubanks brings many useful and practical skills to our law firm, his primary responsibility as a Paralegal is to assist clients and with Public Works bidding, financing, and construction; real estate title searches; mechanics and materialmen’s lien preparation and filings, construction contracting and accounting, payment bond claims (Miller Act and Georgia’s Little Miller Act) and regulatory issues.

A Unique Knowledge of Public Work Projects and Local Government Law:  With substantial experience in the legal field, banking, accounting, as well as retail and wholesale sales. James joined the firm in 2017. He expansive experience includes Information Security, Information Technology, Financial Institution Lending, Marketing, and Management. James has also served in local government since 2005, and he is currently serving as Mayor of Pelham, Georgia. In his civic roles he has experience with Development Authorities, Historic Redevelopment projects, Street Scape projects, Government Bid process for projects and historic tax credits. Consequently, he has seen bidding and building of public works projects from the inside perspective; and the invaluable knowledge and experience is passed along to our clients.  In addition, h
is training opportunities have included Government Accounting, Municipal Law, Mediation, and Municipal Taxation.

Furthermore, James is currently serving on several municipal boards including The Pelham Downtown Development Authority, The Pelham Carnegie Library Board, The Joint Development Authority of Pelham and Mitchell County, Board of Trustees for the Southwest District of the United Methodist Church, Georgia Municipal Association Membership Advisory Council, Georgia Municipal Association District 10 Third Vice President.  Each of these activities allows James and insight on Georgia Public Works construction projects that other construction law firms do not have.

Education and Interests:  James studied accounting at Darton College and Architecture at Santa Fe Community College and the University of Florida before pursuing his B. A. in History while shifting his interest to studies in Law.

James is also an active member of the Pelham Rotary Club were he served as the 2016-2017 Club President. He is also actively involved in the Georgia Rotary Student Program and hosts international students every year. James is on the Pelham Carnegie Library Board and has been involved in its successful multi-year restoration process. He is an active member of Hand Memorial United Methodist Church and serves as a trustee for the Southwest District of the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. James and his wife, Sarah, also support and promote the arts in the local community.