The Lea/Schultz Law Firm

ABOUT LEA/SCHULTZ LAW FIRM, P.C.

Decades of experience, understanding, and results in family law, civil litigation, and serious injury cases.

36 Years of Experience

Lea Schultz has over 36 years of experience. Several paralegals have more than 20 years experience. We’ve seen just about everything by now.

Knowledgable

When you’ve seen it all, there are no surprises. We don’t have to rely on a map. We’re familiar with the terrain. Knowledge counts. We have that in spades.

Credible

An AV-Preeminent* rated attorney since 1996, meaning that other attorneys and judges gave James W. Lea the highest rating offered. Other popular legal ranking websites agree.

Skilled Investigators

Ryan’s background in corporate investigations helps him find and track assets, useful in high-asset divorce, business valuations and commercial disputes.

Meet Our Firm's Attorneys

James W. Lea, Ryan Schultz, and Paige Inman make a great team. Mr. Lea's 36 years working in Family Law and Civil Litigation matters, Mr. Schultz's experience in corporate investigations, and Ms. Inman's skillful appeals work make for a powerful team that can help you keep what's yours.

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An Authority on Family Law

Mr. Lea has served on the North Carolina Bar Association Family Council, a selected group of family lawyers that sets policy and recommends changes to family law on behalf of the NC Bar Association. He also lectures to the NC Bar Association on Family Law matters.

James W. Lea

Ryan Schultz

Paige Inman

Trusted Legal Advice for a Wide Range of Family Law and Civil Matters

The Lea/Schultz Law Firm, P.C., provides sound advice, strong representation and personal attention to our clients for a variety of domestic and family law issues, from complex high-asset divorces to simple transactions. Additionally, our firm represents clients in civil litigation, business disputes and in debtor-creditor cases.

In 2010, our firm was named one of the country’s best law firms by U.S. News & World Report. We have made a name for ourselves by providing novel approaches to complex legal problems. Our attorneys are frequently asked to speak in continuing legal education (CLE) courses in order to educate other lawyers on our areas of practice. For almost 10 years, Mr. Lea has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and NC Best Lawyers. Mr. Lea is also an AV-Preeminent* rated attorney since 1996, meaning that other attorneys and judges gave James W. Lea the highest rating offered. It places him in the top 2% of attorneys in the country. Other popular legal ranking websites agree. We take pride in the respect we have earned in the legal community as being the lawyers that other lawyers call for advice.

Credibility Matters