James Curran Davis Bowen

James Curran Davis Bowen

Of Counsel
Location:
Newnan, Georgia
Phone:
770-683-9252
Fax:
770-683-9256
Email:

Since entering private practice in 1996, Mr. Bowen has been a member of several of Atlanta's leading law firms. His primary practice has been concentrated in commercial and residential real estate, representing lenders, purchasers and sellers in connection with acquisitions, foreclosures, REO sales, as well as the filing and prosecution of title insurance claims. Mr. Bowen has been an agent for many of the national title insurance companies during his career. While the bulk of his practice has been transactional in nature, he managed, as sole or lead counsel, several hundred real estate litigation matters adjudicated in both the State and Superior Courts of Georgia. Prior to entering private practice, Curran served as a law clerk with the Magistrate Court of Fulton County, Georgia, where he assisted Judges with the prosecution of both civil and criminal matters. In addition, he served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Coweta Judicial Circuit in Newnan, Georgia. He and his wife, Caroline, have two children, a son, Kirby and daughter, Mary Martin. They reside in Newnan, Georgia where they are active members of Central Baptist Church. Mr. Bowen currently serves as a Deacon, Class of 2016, and as Chair of the Endowment Fund. He also serves on the Committee for the Boy Scouts of America, Flint River Council, Troop 47.

Areas of Practice

  • 85% Real Estate Law
  • 10% Business Organizations
  • 5% Foreclosure

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1994

Education

  • Atlanta Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1988

Representative Clients

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal National Mortgage Association “Fannie Mae”
  • Georgia Housing and Finance Authority (GHFA)
  • Numerous Lenders & Title Insurance Companies

References

  • Available upon request

Classes/Seminars

  • Sustaining, Managing & Reinventing Your Practice , ICLE in Georgia
  • Closing Procedures & Avoiding Title Claims, Georgia Land Title Assoc.

Honors and Awards

  • Nominated to fill a vacancy on the Superior Courts of the Coweta Judicial Circuit
  • Nominated to fill a vacancy on the Superior Courts of the Coweta Judicial Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Active Member, 1994 - 2015
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Active Member, 1995 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Aldridge | Connors LLP, Managing Attorney, 2010 - 2014
  • Campbell & Brannon, LLC, Litigation Attorney, 2005 - 2010

Ancillary Businesses

  • Title examination
  • Title insurance

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi
  • Kappa Alpha Order