James R. Battle II


Location: Conway, South Carolina
Phone: 843-248-4321
Fax: 843-248-4512
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James grew up in Conway, South Carolina. He attended boarding school at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia and then attended the University of South Carolina Honors College, majoring in Journalism and Mass Communication. Following graduation, he attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. After law school James returned home and worked for three years with the 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Since 2008 James has worked for the Battle Law Firm, LLC.

James and his wife Nora Hembree, of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, live in Myrtle Beach and enjoy spending time with their extended families, who all live close by.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Defense
  • Government Contracts
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Personal Injury - Defense
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • Section 1983 Litigation
  • Nuisance Litigation
  • Constitutional Law Litigation
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2012


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
Juris Doctor - 2005

University of South Carolina Honors College
Bachelor of Arts - 2002
Major: Journalism and Mass Communication

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Horry County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • 15th Judicial Circuit, Assistant Solicitor, 2005 - 2008