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Patricia I. James

Patricia I. James

Miller & James, LLP
  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Appeals & Appellate...
  • California
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Summary

Patricia Irene James is a managing partner of Miller & James, LLP, a California-based practice that provides legal representation for victims of medical malpractice and catastrophic injury. Ms. James employs her proficiency in communication and writing to move the cases from the initial stage of preparing the complaint through the interim stage of motions and written discovery and finally, to settlement or trial. 

Ms. James sharpened her communication skills by attaining her bachelor's degree in English from the University of San Diego in 1976. Thereafter, she attended law school, earning her Juris Doctor from the California Western School of Law in San Diego in 1979. After graduation, she began her legal career practicing in corporate and securities law. She joined her current firm in 1989 and became managing partner in 1998. 

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Negligence
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Errors
  • Birth Injuries
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Plastic Surgery Malpractice
  • Phalloplasty Malpractice
  • Optometry Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Colorado
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U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
- Current
Managing Partner
Miller, King & James, LLP
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Managing Partner
Law Offices of Patricia I. James
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Managing Partner
David D. Miller & Associates
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Associate
David D. Miller & Associates
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Associate
Law Office of Alex A. Harper
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Education
California Western School of Law
J.D. (1979) | Law
Honors: Advocacy Honors Board
Activities: Competitor - Moot Court Honors Board
University of San Diego
B.A. (1976) | English
Awards
Best Law Firms
The U.S. News - Best Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Law Society
Member
- Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
- Current
California State Bar # 90633
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Bennett v. Shahhal, 75 Cal. App. 4th 384
Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, Division One
Mason v. Marriage & Family Ctr., 228 Cal. App. 3d 537
Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate Distruct, Division One
Websites & Blogs
Website
Patricia I. James's Website Profile
Website
Miller & James, LLP Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Miller & James, LLP
2550 Fifth Ave
#710
San Diego, CA 92103
USA
Telephone: (619) 685-0077
Fax: (619) 685-0011