Thornton & Graham, P.C.

Thornton & Graham, P.C.

Since 2001, Thornton & Graham, P.C. has provided quality legal representation to businesses and individuals involved in real estate transactions, business law matters and wills and trusts, in LaGrange and throughout West Georgia.

Firm Overview

Our firm handles a significant volume of commercial and residential real estate transactions as well as general business and personal matters, including:
-Commercial law and litigation
-Residential real estate transactions
-Business law
-Corporate law
-Estate planning

In order to best serve our clients, we intentionally limit our practice to a few specific practice areas, so that our attorneys and staff can devote the necessary time and provide the highest level of services to you. In a case where we cannot address your legal needs, we will be glad to make a referral for you to another law firm in our area that can assist you with your specific issue. Regardless of the severity of the situation or its intricacies, our goal is to resolve all transactions without unnecessary delay or cost.

When clients turn to us with questions, we strive to give them our undivided attention and provide them with an answer in a timely manner. We know that each case is unique, which is why we take the time to get to know you and to research your dispute. This allows us to find a solution that is favorable for you.

Main Office

Main Office
200 Church Street
LaGrange, CA 30240



Real Estate

Real Estate Law in Georgia

Experienced LaGrange real estate lawyers
The attorneys at Thornton & Graham, P.C. apply their extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 30 years of combined experience in real estate law, Thornton & Graham, P.C. can help you with:
-Residential home sales transactions
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Homeowners associations
-Real estate contracts
-Zoning, land use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Title disputes

Real estate transaction attorneys
From offer to sale, Thornton & Graham, P.C. handles all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction, so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. Our attorneys can:
-Draft or review your sales contract
-Negotiate real estate agreements
-Review your lending documents
-Search and clear title
-Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
-Handle land use, zoning and permitting
-Conduct your real estate closing

Real estate litigation attorneys
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. At Thornton & Graham, P.C., our attorneys possess the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiators
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Our effective mediators guide negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

James C. Thornton

Thornton & Graham, P.C.

Practice Areas
-Business Organization
-Residential Real Estate Transaction
-Estate Planning

LaGrange College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1994

Law School
Emory University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997

1997, Georgia; 1998, Alabama

Associations & memberships
-Mayor of LaGrange (since 2014); former member, LaGrange City Council (2010-2014)
-Member, Rotary Club of LaGrange
-Past Chairman, LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce
-Past Member, Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia


Emory University School of Law