Meet Our Team
James T. H. Buxton
Founding Partner, Business Law Attorney

James T. H. Buxton

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

Brian M. Collie
Partner, Business Law and Real Estate Attorney

Brian M. Collie

Brian lead’s the firm’s real estate practice, with an emphasis on the intersection of business law and real estate. He regularly represents clients on commercial real estate purchases and commercial leases reviews, and he advises businesses on everything from startup entity formation to ongoing corporate governance issues.

Nathan D. Johnson
Partner, Business Law Attorney

Nathan D. Johnson

Nate’s corporate practice includes assisting corporations and business entities with formations, sales and purchase, shareholder buy-outs, private securities offerings, along with corporate governance issues.

Nate has a special interest in legal issues surrounding telemedicine. He regularly represents medical professions in practice transitions, including physicians, dentists and veterinarians.

Julie D. Jones
Business Law Attorney

Julie D. Jones

Julie is an experienced business law attorney, focusing her practice on advising clients regarding corporate governance, and structuring, negotiating and closing various transactions. Her interest in tax law adds to the depth of her business legal experience, which includes drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts, advising clients on choice of entity and structuring issues, and closing commercial transactions.

Lenord D. Mitchum
Real Estate Attorney

Lenord D. Mitchum

Lenny’s practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate transactions. His depth of knowledge includes all aspects of closings, lease reviews, and related contract negotiations.

Cecile R. Crogan
Estate Planning Attorney

Cecile R. Crogan

Cecile leads the firm’s estate planning practice. Her experience includes supervising the administration of complex trusts and estates for high net worth clients, and developing comprehensive estate plans designed to maximize asset protection and preservation, and lesson the burden of tax consequences resulting from wealth transfer.

Courtney Buxton
Practice Administrator

Courtney Buxton

Courtney manages the firm’s finances and human resources. She also works on firm events, marketing, social media and technology issues. As Practice Administrator, Courtney assists with client management from the intake process to payments and billing.

Callie McLaughlin
Corporate Paralegal and Assistant Practice Administrator

Callie McLaughlin

Callie works with our attorneys on all types of business transactions. She is a skilled Corporate Paralegal and a valuable member of our team. As Assistant Practice Administrator, Callie also helps to keep the firm running smoothly by assisting with vendor communications, employee training, and technology management.

Emiley Reed
Real Estate Paralegal

Emiley Reed

Emiley is one of our real estate paralegals who will help guide you through the closing process. She assists our attorneys with both residential and commercial closings.

Christen Hampton
Real Estate Paralegal

Christen Hampton

Christen, a real estate paralegal, assists the real estate attorneys with all aspects of residential closings. Her friendly voice and helpful demeanor will make your closing process smooth and comfortable.

Shannon Breeding
Corporate Administrative Assistant

Shannon Breeding

As the Corporate Administrative Assistant, Shannon greets and directs clients on second floor of our firm. Shannon takes calls, processes paperwork, assists with invoicing and keeps our business law attorneys organized.

Delaney Caggiano
Front Desk Receptionist and Admin

Delaney Caggiano

Delaney may be the first person you speak to or see when you call or come by our office. She will make sure your questions get answered and that you get connected to the correct attorney or staff member for your matter.