- Appointed: December 2018
- Appointment Expires: October 2020
Jim McCollum is an attorney at Law Office of James H. McCollum, LLC, and has practiced law in Alaska since 1977. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Texas, School of Law in 1976. Jim brings more than 40 years professional experience in his representation of real estate owners, real estate agents, land developers, home builders, lenders and title insurance companies. A major portion of his practice is focused on working with developers and builders to create residential and commercial projects throughout Alaska. In connection with development projects, Jim has worked with AWWU to draft tariff provisions that facilitate real estate development.
Jim served on the Anchorage Mayor's Real Estate Advisory Task Force from 2006 through 2009, and he currently serves on the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation – Live. Work. Play. housing committee. In that capacity, he has assisted in developing municipal ordinances regarding real estate development. He has been a presenter and panelist at numerous continuing education programs for attorneys and real estate agents, with respect to real estate development.
Jim has been recognized as one of the top real estate attorneys in Alaska by Best Lawyers in America, Alaska's Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.