Jim Buxton

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    Contact Information

    Phone: (843) 606-2397
    Email: jbuxton@buxtonandcollie.com
    940 Johnnie Dodds Blvd, Suite 205
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464


  • jbuxton@buxtonandcollie.com

    Attorney for Corporate and Transactional Matters


    Jim represents clients in the areas of:


    Jim leads the firm’s corporate law and business transaction practice. He works regularly with corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, shareholder buy-outs, private securities offerings, and business purchase and sale agreements, including business succession issues. 

    Jim has served on the South Carolina Bar’s Judicial Qualification Commission and currently serves on the council of the South Carolina Bar’s Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Section. He is a co-author of the 2018 SC Bar publication, South Carolina Business Law Handbook: A Practical Guide for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Their Counsel.


    Education and Degrees
    • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002
    • Princeton University, B.A., History, 1995
    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    • CALI Award, International Business Transactions
    • James L. Petigru Award for Most Outstanding Student Lawyer
    • Associate Editor-In-Chief, American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal
    • Star of the Quarter, South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • Multiple Ribbons, South Carolina State Fair Amateur Wine Making Competition
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Charleston County Bar Association
    • Member, South Carolina State Bar
    • Member, South Carolina State Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee
    • Member, Georgia State Bar
    • Member, Virginia State Bar
    In the Community

    Jim is a Charleston native with deep family roots and a strong commitment to the community. His current activities include:

    • Trustee, Porter-Gaud School
    • Board Member, Roper Hospital
    • Member, Princeton Alumni Schools Committee
    • Past President, Porter-Gaud Alumni Association
    • Past Board Member-Chairman, Star Gospel Mission
    At Home

    Jim lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Courtney, and their two sons. He is an outdoorsman who enjoys birding, amateur wine making, college football and, most of all, his family.