Jim Wilson

James “Jim” P. Wilson is an experienced attorney with over 35 years experience.  Jim was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980.  Jim practices government law, real estate law, and land use & zoning.

Jim has served the State of Florida as an assistant state attorney and assistant public defender and has spent the majority of his career representing local governments, including counties and cities along the east coast of Florida.  He is the former city attorney for St. Augustine, FL, West Melbourne, FL, and Orchid, FL.  Jim is the current city attorney for St. Augustine Beach, FL.

Jim is married to Paula Wilson and has three children who are now young adults.  He enjoys white water rafting and has a National Competition license with Sports Car Club of America.


  • Florida State University College of Law, 1979
  • Florida State University, 1975
  • Indian River Community College, 1973

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • St. Johns County Bar Association
  • St. Augustine Sports Club

Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar