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James L. Cunningham Jr

James L. Cunningham Jr

  • Elder Law, Estate Planning
  • California
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John B. Palley
Reviewed by John B. Palley March 5, 2018
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Jim is an excellent estate planning attorney who I recommend.
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Q. How do you know this lawyer?
  • Current or Former Co-Worker/Colleague

I have worked with Jim and his team on many cases through the years. I also have had extensive discussions with him about various legal and client matters.

Q. In the cases you were involved in with this attorney, which of the following apply?
  • Same Client

We have worked together on cases as I handle probate cases that his firm doesn't and he handles advanced estate planning cases that I do not handle.

Q. When did you work with this lawyer?
Various times between 2015 and current.
Q. Was this lawyer an effective advocate/counselor and why?

Jim is extremely good at considering all options for a client and explaining each to them.

Q. Please rate this lawyer on the following:

Legal Knowledge: Excellent

Jim is a Certified Specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law.

Legal Analysis: Excellent

I would say Jim's ability to dissect a situation and consider all options is one of his best attributes. He doesn't look for the simple answer but rather the best answer.

Communication Skills: Excellent

Jim is excellent and laying out difficult legal concepts in plain English.

Ethics and Professionalism: Excellent

Jim, like me, works hard to keep up the reputation of our profession.

Q. For which practice area(s) would you recommend this lawyer?
I recommend Jim for estate planning matters.
Q. Which of the following skills does this lawyer possess?
  • Client Relations
  • Document Review
  • Drafting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Transactions
Q. I would recommend this lawyer to my family and friends