James, McElroy & Diehl brings a unique culture and a smart, effective style to the practice of law. Our innovative legal strategies and no-nonsense counsel produce the best possible outcomes for our clients, even when faced with legal problems many consider unsolvable.

For 50 years we’ve helped individuals and businesses avoid issues, overcome obstacles and minimize consequences – fairly, efficiently and economically. In fact, we’re in our element when challenged by complex cases, particularly when up against super-sized law firms.

James, McElroy & Diehl takes a lean but hard working approach to delivering comprehensive representation. We know that what succeeds, in negotiations or in the court room, is a holistic focus on the substance of law, our client’s objectives and mastery of the facts.

Recent News

  • Legal Issues Affecting Same-Sex Couples in North Carolina and Elsewhere

    Sarah Brady has contributed a chapter to Understanding the Legal Issues Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage, a book published by Lexis/Aspatore. The title of the chapter written by Sara... (continued)

  • 2014 list of Legal Elite published by Business North Carolina magazine

    Five lawyers from James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. have been selected to the 2014 list of Legal Elite published by Business North Carolina magazine. They are: Richard Fennell – Ant... (continued)



Super Lawyers 2014 and Rising Stars 2014

Ten lawyers at James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. have been selected for the list of Super Lawyers for 2014 and four lawyers as Risi... (continued)

  • Royalties for moonshine recipes

    February 19, 2014

    Adam Ross of the firm represented a client in recent litigation involving royalties for moonshine recipes (continued)

  • North Carolina Bar Association Appellate Practice Section

    February 11, 2014

    Preston Odom is a member of NCBA Appellate Practice Section. (continued)

  • Charlotte’s top 15 motivated philanthropists

    January 21, 2014

    Neya Warren has been selected by QC Exclusive as one of Charlotte’s top 15 motivated philanthropists. Neya is the director of the Charlotte chapter of the Coalition to Unchain D... (continued)