James Patrick Nevin Jr

James Patrick Nevin Jr

  • Personal Injury
  • California, Washington
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A San Francisco Bay Area native, James Nevin received a bachelor of arts from Boston College (majoring in International Studies), a master of arts in Asian Studies from Stanford University, and a law degree from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where he was an editor on the UCLA Law Review. Mr. Nevin is a partner and trial counsel with Brayton Purcell LLP. He has been with the firm since March 2002. His legal practice focuses on all civil litigation representing plaintiffs, specializing in toxic torts, such as asbestos, and catastrophic injury and death. In 2004, Mr. Nevin attended the ABA/TIPS/ABOTA National Trial Academy held at the National Judicial College, and in 2007, he returned as a member of the faculty. Mr. Nevin is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars, and other CLE events. In 2010, Mr. Nevin was honored as one of the Forty Under Forty Leading Professionals by the North Bay Business Journal. Since 2009, he has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. In 2011, Mr. Nevin became the youngest member of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). In April 2012, Mr. Nevin was honored to be among the 50 Fast Track Lawyers chosen by The Recorder. In 2012, 2013, and again in 2014, Mr. Nevin was selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, an honor held only by the top 40 trial attorneys in California under the age of 40. In 2012, 2013, and again in 2014, Mr. Nevin was honored by the National Trial Lawyers when he was selected for membership in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California. In 2014, he joined the Board of Directors of the Marin Trial Lawyers Association and was recognized as one of San Francisco's Top Rated Lawyers by Legal Leaders magazine. His prior legal experience includes work as a law clerk for the Washington State Court of Appeals.

Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Washington
Education
University of California - Los Angeles
J.D. (2002)
Activities: UCLA Law Review, Editor
Stanford University
M.A. (1998) | Asian Studies
Boston College
B.A. (1997) | International Studies
Professional Associations
Consumer Attornerys of California
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
Member
Current
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA)
Member
Current
American Board of Trial Advocates
Member
Current
National Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
Marin Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors
Current
The Bar Association of San Francisco
Member
Current
Marin County Bar Association
Member
Current
California State Bar # 220816
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Tribute to One San Francisco Juror
The Daily Journal
Obstacles to Internet Voting: Perceived Problems with Security and “Digital Divide” Vote Dilution
Virginia Journal of Law and Technology (6 W.Va. J. L. & Tech. 2.1)
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Contact & Map
222 Rush Landing Rd
Novato, CA 94945
USA
Telephone: (415) 898-1555
Fax: (415) 898-1247