James B. McLaughlin
Jim McLaughlin is a well known legal expert and teacher in property law and wills and trusts law. In his role as chair of the Trusts Drafting committee of the General Statutes Commission of North Carolina, he is heavily involved in the drafting of legislation in the field of estate planning. He is a co-author of the leading treatises on North Carolina Property law and the North Carolina law of wills, trusts and administration of estates. He has served as an expert witness in numerous cases in both areas of his expertise.
McLaughlin has made numerous Continuing Legal Education presentations to attorneys as well as surveyors, on both national and local levels. His teaching experience includes time served at both Pepperdine and Campbell Universities. While serving on the faculty at Pepperdine University School of Law McLaughlin was voted the school's Teacher of the Year by the law school student body.
McLaughlin is currently working on a revision of the leading treatise on real property law in North Carolina with his co-author and fellow Campbell Law Professor Patrick K. Hetrick.
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Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law, 1981-82 Close ▲
Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law, 1982-84
Visiting Associate Professor, Campbell University School of Law, 1984-85
Associate Professor, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1985-88
Associate Dean, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1988-99
Acting Dean, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1999-2000
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James B. McLaughlin, Lien Avoidance In Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, 58 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 45 (Winter 1984).
James B. McLaughlin and Robert W. Nelms, Classification of Unsecured Claims in Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978; What is Fair?, 7 Campbell Law Review 329 (Summer 1985).
James B. McLaughlin, Actions and Remedies, Will Contests, Callaghan & Co. (1987).
James B. McLaughlin, Supplement for Actions and Remedies, Will Contests, Callaghan & Co. (1989-1990).
James B. McLaughlin and Richard A. Lord, Actions and Remedies, Contracts, Callaghan & Co. (1987).
James B. McLaughlin and Patrick K. Hetrick, Webster's Real Estate Law In North Carolina, 3rd Ed., Michie Co. (1988).
James B. McLaughlin and Patrick K. Hetrick, Annual Supplements for above 3rd Edition of Webster's for 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993
James B. McLaughlin and Patrick K. Hetrick, Webster's Real Estate Law In North Carolina, 4th Ed., Michie Co., 1994.
James B. McLaughlin, Independent Administration of Estates, The Will and The Way, December 1986.
James B. McLaughlin, North Carolina Security Interests (Book Review: Richard A. Lord and Charles C. Lewis,) 21 Wake Forest Law Review 257 (Spring 1985).
James B. McLaughlin and James C. Rehberg, Implied Duty To Mine In Georgia, 20 Georgia State Bar Journal 216 (May 1984).
Student Case Note, Mercer Law Review (1972).
James B. McLaughlin
Professor of Law