McCollum Law, PC – Attorney Profiles

Meet Attorney Jonathan McCollum

Jonathan has been a corporate executive since 2007, beginning his career as a practicing attorney and transitioning into senior management roles at multiple early and middle stage companies. Born in Charlotte, Mr. McCollum is a life long Carolinian, spending most of his childhood in rural South Carolina. Mr. McCollum earned his B.S. with a double major in Political Science and Sociology at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina in 2004.

Immediately following graduation, Mr. McCollum attended law school at Campbell University School of Law, obtaining his J.D. in 2007. While in Law School, Mr. McCollum held an internship position in the Chambers of the Honorable Mark Martin, then an Associate Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Upon graduation from Law School and admittance to the bar, Mr. McCollum began handling real estate closings for Bowen Law Firm, PA. in Cary, NC. Mr. McCollum fell in love with Cary and has lived there ever since. After working with Beth Bowen for one year, Mr. McCollum

opened his own practice and represented individuals and businesses on a variety of real estate, regulatory, and transactions matters from early 2008 until late 2010.

Since 2010, Mr. McCollum has concentrated on executive management positions at several companies including Academy Mortgage, Gold Law Firm, PA, & StarQuest International, Inc. These diverse roles have given Mr. McCollum a wide range of business, human resources & change management experience that uniquely compliment Mr. McCollum’s years of client advisement.

Currently, Mr. McCollum works with private equity firms, production companies, and numerous institutional and private clients on a range of issues, including, but not limited to: structural consulting, start-ups, change management, and strategic planning.

Mr. McCollum is a resident of Cary, North Carolina where he enjoys watching Carolina Hurricanes hockey, cooking, and spending time with his two Shi-Tzus. Family is important to Mr. McCollum and he enjoys spending time with his partner, parents, sister, and brother-in-law.

Meet Attorney Samuel Thomas

Samuel Thomas is a lifelong North Carolinian having been born and raised in Elon. He attended undergraduate school the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned his B.S. with a double major in Psychology and Economics. Immediately following graduation, Mr. Thomas obtained a J.D. from Campbell University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Thomas competed in the Richard A. Lord Moot court competition as well as the Richard Bowser client counseling competition and was a student mentor in Campbell’s peer mentorship program.

Upon graduating law school and admittance to the bar, Mr. Thomas worked in Charlotte for two years practicing personal injury and worker’s compensation law before transitioning back to Cary to start at McCollum Law, PC. Mr. Thomas currently handles a wide range of family law cases, traffic matters, criminal, and real estate matters at the firm.

Mr. Thomas is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Western District of North Carolina, and the Tenth Judicial District Bar.

In his free time, Mr. Thomas enjoys cheering on the Tarheels at UNC basketball and football games; spending time with his friends and family; exploring new restaurants and breweries in Raleigh and the surrounding areas; and playing for his rec-league soccer and basketball teams.

Divorce & Family Law

Separation and Divorce in North Carolina can involve complex legal issues that require careful thought and consideration to insure that your rights are protected. We also understand that all domestic situations are unique and require thought and innovation. At McCollum Law, PC you will have the opportunity to talk to an attorney quickly and gain the assistance and support you need. Learn More

Business Law

McCollum Law, PC has a wealth of experience working with small and medium sized business owners to handle a variety of business and regulatory matters.  Our office can work with you to guide you through the complicated process of choosing a business entity and incorporating your business.  Learn More

Corporate Law

Our goal is to help you reach the goals you set for you and your business, We know that keeping you as our client requires that we deliver results as quickly and cost-effectively as the circumstances allow. We are aware that your business cannot be successful if you are saddled with burdensome fees.  Learn More

Estate and Wealth Planning

We offer legal services in the area of simple Wills, Living Wills, and the preparation of Power of Attorney documents to assist people as they carefully plan for their future as well as for their family, their businesses, and important people in their lives. Our office provides legal counsel and direct you through a planning process which can otherwise seem overwhelming. Learn More

Professional Licensure Defense

Jonathan McCollum understands what it is like to spend years and quite a bit of money completing training and/ or education to qualify to be given a license to work in a particular profession. Learn More

Real Estate

We handle typical buyer and seller real estate transactions in the greater Triangle market. Please see our Real Estate page for more information and useful Buyer and Seller forms. Learn More

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