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James R. Wilkens

James R. Wilkens

The Law Office of James R. Wilkens
  • Family Law, Criminal Law
  • California
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Summary

James R. Wilkens is a California licensed attorney with a practice focused on family law and misdemeanor criminal defense. Mr. Wilkens' office in Carlsbad is situated a short distance from the San Diego County Superior Court in Vista and serves all of San Diego County. You can reach him directly at wilkensjames@gmail.com.

Mr. Wilkens was born and raised in San Diego County. He went to college locally at Cal State San Marcos before attending graduate school at UC Irvine where he earned an MA in History. After graduate school, Mr. Wilkens returned to San Diego to earn a law degree at California Western School of Law. After graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, Mr. Wilkens worked for the California Department of Justice as a volunteer attorney, assisting state prosecutors in responding to post conviction writs and appeals. After leaving the Department of Justice, Mr. Wilkens worked briefly at the California Court of Appeal as a visiting attorney, conducting legal research and writing regarding largely criminal matters before starting his own law office.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Professional Experience
Attorney
The Law Office of James R. Wilkens
- Current
Visiting Attorney
California Court Of Appeal, 4th District, Division One
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Volunteer Attorney
California Department of Justice/Office of the Attorney General
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Education
California Western School of Law
J.D. (2013) | Law
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University of California - Irvine
M.A. (2009) | History
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California State University - San Marcos
B.A. (2007) | History
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Professional Associations
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
Current
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North County Bar Association
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Current
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San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association
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Current
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CALIFORNIA DUI LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
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Current
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California Public Defenders Association
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Current
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State Bar of California # 295949
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Current
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San Diego Family Law Bar Association
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of James R. Wilkens
2100 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 205
Carlsbad, CA 92011
USA
Telephone: (760) 448-1113