Attorney Profiles for James D. Gillespie and Regina R. Gillespie Dobson, Elkin, Sparta, NC and Surrounding Areas
 

James D. Gillespie


 
 
James Davis Gillespie was born in Elkin, North Carolina, and is a graduate of Starmount High School, and of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his Juris Doctorate from The Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, graduating magna cum laude in 1980. While in Law School he was an associate editor of the Cumberland Law Review, wrote for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy and was inducted into Curia Honoris, an academic honor society.

After passing the North Carolina Bar Examination in 1980, James began the private practice of Law with Charles M. Neaves, Sr., a former District Attorney and Superior Court Judge, and practiced in various state and federal courts throughout the state.

James is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Surry County Bar Association and the 23rd District Bar Association. He was a member of the Town Council for the Town of Jonesville for two years, and Mayor for eight years. He has served on numerous boards and is a past chairman of the Northwest Piedmont Council of Governments in Winston Salem, and the Surry-Yadkin Mental Health Authority. James has also been designated as a Top Ten Family Law Attorney by the American Institue of Family Law Attorneys. James and Regina met in 1994 and married in 1998. He has one son, John, and two step-children, Neil and Linda. James and Regina reside in Jonesville, North Carolina.
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Primary Office Location:
Elkin Office

Mailing Address:
PO Box 771, Elkin, NC 28621

Phone:
336.835.2522
 
Email:
james@neavesandgillespie.com

PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS
 
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Misdemeanors and Felonies
  • Traffic Law
  • Real Estate
 
  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
 
 
 

Regina R. Gillespie


 
Regina R. Gillespie was born near Boston, Massachusetts in 1958 and was raised in South Florida, moving to Florida before she started elementary school. During her early career, she was a paralegal, a mortgage banker, and the manager of a title insurance company. Regina was thirty-three years old when she began her first year at Wake Forest School of Law. Highlights of her Law School accomplishments include winning her first year Moot Court competition, competing in Chicago and New York Moot Court competitions, and membership in The Order of Barristers. Regina graduated from Wake Law in 1993, a single mother with two children, Neil (now 35) and Linda (now 29).

Regina began her career as Regina L. Robinson working for Attorney Sarah S. Stevens in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and opened her own office in Mount Airy in January of 1995. In 1998, Regina married Attorney James D. Gillespie and moved her office to Dobson, North Carolina, to be closer to her new home in Jonesville, North Carolina, and to her new blended family.

Regina is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Twenty-Third District Bar Association, past President of the Surry County Bar Association, former Secretary/Treasurer of the Twenty-Third District Bar Association, previously sat on the Board of Directors of the Yadkin Valley United Fund, a member of The National Association of Counsel for Children, and is a member of Elkin Presbyterian Church.
 
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Primary Office Location:
Dobson Office

Mailing Address:
PO Box 312, Dobson, NC 27017

Phone:
336.386.1072
 
Email:
regina@neavesandgillespie.com

PRIMARY PRACTICE AREAS
 
  • All Areas of Family/Domestic Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Misdemeanor Criminal Law
  • Traffic Law