James, Hutchison & Forth, P.C.

Attorneys at Law

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Charles A. James

Chuck focuses his practice on individuals and small businesses, providing advice and services on business, real estate, tax, estate planning, and contract issues. Chuck spends over half of his time working with clients to plan their estates while avoiding probate and minimizing estate and income taxes.

Chuck served as Chairman of the SSM DePaul Health Center Foundation and Chairman of the Board of the Ferguson Special Business District (“CityWalk”). He also served on the Board of Directors of North County Incorporated and as Chairman of the Ferguson Charter Commission (two terms).

Chuck is a graduate of St. Louis University High School (’73), Rockhurst College (’77) and the University of Missouri Kansas City Law School (’80). Chuck is married (Mariann) and has four daughters (Sarah, Anna, Theresa and Mary Elizabeth) and one granddaughter (Grace Elizabeth Kinghorn (03/06/2017)).

Areas of Practice

Business Formation 
Estate Planning
Income Tax Planning and Preparation
Real Estate
Corporate Law

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 1980
United States Tax Court, 1985


J.D., Univ. of Missouri-KC Law School, 1980
B.S.B.A., Rockhurst College, 1977
Saint Louis University High School, 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Missouri Bar Association

Civic Participation

Chairman, Ferguson Charter Review
Commission (two terms)

Chairman, Ferguson Special Business
District (two terms)

Chairman, Northeast Deanery Excellence in
Education Initiative

Member, DePaul Health Center Foundation
Advisory Board

Member, North County Incorporated Board
of Directors

Coach, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Girl's
Basketball Team

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