James Van Camp

Van Camp & Van O'Linda, PLLC
90 Cherokee Rd Fl 3
Pinehurst, NC 28374-7502
(910) 295-4000

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation, Commercial, Personal Injury, Administrative, Wrongful Death, Land Condemnation, Appellate Practice,
Corporate, Criminal Defense, Domestic Law, Litigation,
Contracts, Business Organizations

Bar Admissions:

U.S. Supreme Court
North Carolina 1965
U.S. District Court District of Maine
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1966
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1966
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1966
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


Wake Forest University School of Law,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1965

Law Review

Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College), 1962
A.B. Degree

Published Works:

North Carolina Criminal Procedure Forms with commentary

Co Author, Van Camp, Eagles and Corbett, 1975
3rd Edition, 1989
Security Clearance

Mr. Van Camp has obtained a Secret Security Clearance from the Defense Security Service division of the United States Department of Defense. Mr. Van Camp's existing DSS clearance greatly facilitates his ability to immediately take part in sensitive federal civil or criminal matters without the significant delays associated with obtaining an initial DSS clearance.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Governor's Committee on Law and Order

Member 1970-1973
North Carolina Criminal Code Commission

Member 1973-1982
Governor's North Carolina Crime Commission

Member 1977-1986
Chairman 1980-1986
Vice Chair 1979
Member of Board of Governors for North Carolina
Academy of Trial Lawyers

Vice President 1979
President 1981-1983
North Carolina Courts Commission

Member 1994-present
International Society of Barristers

Member 1989-present
Commission for the Future of Justice and the Courts

Member 1991-1998
Board of Visitors

Wake Forest University of Law School
Member 1991-1996
Moore County Bar Association

Member (President 1974)
North Carolina Bar Association

Member 1965-present
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Member 1972-present
Patron Member
American Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

American Board of Trial Advocates

North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers

Member 1971-present
Board of Governors 1974-1996
Vice President 1977-1980
President 1981-1982
Member of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners

Member 2005-2017
Chairman 2012-2014
Member of The College of Advocacy

Member 2015 - present
Honors and Recognition

Honored by the State of North Carolina as a member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Recognized by the Raleigh News & Observer as Tar Heel of the Week, 1987
Named One of The Best Lawyers in America 1987 – Present

North Carolina Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award-2016