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James Gulseth

James Gulseth

JGPC Law
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Arbitration & Mediation...
  • California
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Summary

James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim’s reported cases include PACKER TRANSPORTATION CO v. USA, 596 F.2d 891; PLATTS v. SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY, 253 Cal. Rptr. 269, 205 Cal. App. 3d 1025. Jim has assisted hundreds of business start ups, including many significant start-ups such as Pleasanton’s Phosistor Technologies, Inc., that raised over $15 million in Series A and B offerings. Jim is a member of the State Bar of California, the Alameda County Bar Association, and a member and past President of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association. Jim is a member and a past President of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton and the Rotary Club of Pleasanton Foundation. He is also a founder and past member of the Board of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation, a founder, past officer and past member of the Advisory Committee for Pleasanton Partnerships in Education, a member of the advisory board of Dublin Partnerships in Education, a member of the Board of the Museum on Main, a founding officer and director of Pleasanton Heat, a track and field and running club, and a member of the Berkeley Yacht Club. Jim's practice areas include asset protection, business contracts and transactions, business law, business start-ups and entity formation, corporation law and incorporation, limited partnership and family limited partnership law, limited liability company law, and real estate law and litigation.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Patents
  • Real Estate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Trademarks
  • Family Law
  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    The first 30 minutes of consultation are free.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Univ of California Berkeley
Undergraduate Degree
UC Hastings COL
Law Degree
Awards
AV Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
State Bar of California Sections of Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax, and Intellectual Property
Member
Current
Tri Valley Business and Estate Planning Council
Charter Member
Current
Pleasanton Partnerships in Education
Advisory Council
- Current
Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce
Member
- Current
Pleasanton Rotary Club
Member
- Current
Alameda County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
Member
- Current
California State Bar # 61369
Member
- Current
Pleasanton Rotary Club
President
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Pleasanton Athletic Club
Secretary
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Lawyer Referral Service Governing Committee
Member
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Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
Director and President
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Pleasanton Partnerships in Education
Founding Board Member
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Bar Association of San Francisco
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Institute of Real Estate Education
Real Estate Taxation
Certifications
Licenced Real Estate Broker (1981)
State of California
Social Media
Contact & Map
JGPC Business & Corporate Law
5890 Stoneridge Dr.
Ste. 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
USA
Telephone: (925) 463-9600 Ext. 250
Fax: (925) 463-9644
JGPC Business & Corporate Law
373 North L Street
Livermore, CA 94551
USA
Telephone: (925) 463-9633
Fax: (925) 463-9644