James P. Larsen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Oakland, CA

GJEL Accident Attorneys
 | 11 Embarcadero, Suite 133
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510-839-0707
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

James P. Larsen is a partner at GJEL Accident Attorneys, a highly regarded personal injury law firm with a 40-year and more than $600 million track record of success on behalf of injured plaintiffs in Northern California. Jim received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982 and his law degree from the University of Oregon in 1986. Two years later, he joined our law firm. In the more than two decades since, Jim has tried numerous jury and court cases involving motor vehicle accidents of all types and various other Jim has also argued cases at the appellate level in both California and the state of Oregon. His case results include many recoveries for his clients in excess of $1 million.

Jim practices in both state and federal courts, and he is an active member of several professional organizations, including the California Trial Lawyers Association and the State Bar of California. In addition to multiple inclusions in Northern California Super Lawyers listings, Jim holds an AV Preeminent* rating through Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in the Best Lawyers in America publication.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2017

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About James Larsen

Admitted: 1987, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.gjel.com/firm/jim.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Federal Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1987
  • California, 1987
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1982

Industry Groups

  • ACBA
  • CTLA
  • Office Location for James P. Larsen

    11 Embarcadero
    Suite 133
    Oakland, CA 94607

    Phone: 510-839-0707


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    Last Updated: 2/21/2017

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