James L. Windsor

James L. Windsor

Member Chair of Real Estate Claims & Title Insurance Solutions

Office: Virginia Beach, Newport News

T (757) 873.6308

F (888) 360.9092

Biography

Jim has over 32 years of experience in real estate, construction and civil litigation and is an AV® Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He is a dedicated, zealous and strong advocate for his clients. He is the Chairman of the firm’s Real Estate Claims & Title Insurance Solutions Group and his practice includes a broad range of counseling, negotiations, mediation and civil litigation, with an emphasis on real estate, title insurance, mechanic’s liens/construction, local government, legal malpractice defense, and creditor’s rights.  In addition, Jim is currently working with a team of K&C lawyers representing numerous Virginia localities with respect to claims against pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and others connected with the opioid addiction epidemic, as a continuation of his long track record of representation of local governments in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

 

Recognition & Honors

  • AV® Preeminent; Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate, 2018
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Real Estate; Law & Politics, 2006, 2010-2018
  • Top Lawyer; CoVaBIZ, 2017/18
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Construction Law; Virginia Business Magazine, 2007–2014, 2016-2017
  • Distinguished Service Award; Virginia Land Title Association, 2015-2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law; The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine, 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law; Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Real Estate and Construction Law; Virginia Business Magazine, 2003–2004
  • Phi Delta Phi; President, 1984
  • Moot Court Board, 1984–1985
  • The Order of Barristers

Associations

  • Virginia State Bar; Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Conference, 1991-1994
  • Virginia State Bar; 7th Circuit Representative, Young Lawyers Conference, 1989-1991
  • Virginia State Bar; Board of Governors, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section, 1998-2001
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Land Title Association
  • Christopher Newport University, School of Business and Economics; Dean’s Advisory Board, 1989-1990
  • The Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula; Advisory Board, 1989-2000
  • Coliseum Hampton Rotary Club, 1988-1996; Board of Directors, 1988-1990
  • Peninsula Rotary Club, 1996-1998
  • Leadership Institute of the Virginia Peninsula, 1991
  • United Way of the Virginia Peninsula; Fund Raising Campaign Chairman, Newport News Attorneys’ Division, 1993-1994
  • Leadership Institute of the Virginia Peninsula, 1994-1997; Program Chairman, State Government Day
  • Future of Hampton Roads, Inc.; Board of Directors, 1994-1997
  • Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council; Board of Directors, 1994-1997
  • Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors, 1997-1999
  • Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Foundation; Board of Trustees, 2005-2008

Education

  • James Madison University; B.S., cum laude, 1982
  • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., 1985

Press and Publications