James is a graduate of Liberty University School of Law. He is married and has one child. He holds undergraduate degrees in Theology and Business. He has been a small business owner and was in the construction industry for over 10 years.

During law school he was able to work for local law firms and tried cases for almost a year with the Bedford VA Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.

He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the Business law and Trusts and Estates sections of the VSB. He is also an affiliate member of the Lynchburg Association of Realtors. James is also certified to practice in Federal Court and in Bankruptcy court.


Wanda is a graduate of Anderson College, now Anderson University. She has a Masters degree in guidance and counseling from The Ohio State University, and her J.D. from Washington and Lee University. Wanda taught elementary school in Columbus, Ohio and Lynchburg, Virginia. Wanda served as Chairman of the Central Virginia Community Services Board [now Horizon Behavior Health] and as President Elect for the State Community Services Board prior to attending Washington and Lee.  She is married with two grown children and six grandchildren. Wanda has a particular interest in advocacy for children and incapacitated adults. Wanda is a member of the Lynchburg Bar, and Virginia State Bar Sections for Family Law and General Practice.  She is also a member of Virginia Collaborative Professionals and Lynchburg Collaborative Practice Group.