James C. Jim Monk is a native of Castlewood, West Virginia. Jim completed his undergraduate coursework at Berea College and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Jim and his wife Kay moved to Carrollton in 1977, when he began practicing law. Jim has served as an Assistant County Attorney, Assistant Commonwealths Attorney, and as the Carroll County Attorney until his retirement. He currently serves as the Assistant Carroll County Attorney under Nick Marsh.
Jim lives in Carrollton with his wife, Kay. They have two children, Greg and Kelly, and five beautiful granddaughters. Jim and Kay are members of the Carrollton Christian Church. In his spare time, Jim enjoys his music and his horses. He has taught himself to play multiple instruments including the guitar and mandolin, specializing in country and bluegrass.
Jim practices in the areas of personal injury, real estate transactions, estates, uncontested divorces, and estate planning.