James provides vigorous advocacy for clients facing trial on difficult legal issues. He represents clients in a wide range of areas including civil rights, administrative law, family law, and criminal defense.
James represents individuals, business entities and community groups in state and federal courts. Among other matters, James has represented the Vietnamese American Community of Northern California (“VACNORCAL”), the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of Santa Clara County (“DSASCC”), a business entity in federal claims court, and a juvenile in Title IX proceedings. He also has represented criminal defendants at pretrial suppression hearings for the Santa Clara County Public Defender.
“The mediator between the head and the hands must be the heart.” Fritz Lang