James Suits

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Jose, CA

Law Office of James C. Suits II
 | 181 Devine Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 408-460-6334
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

James C. Suits II represents individuals who have sustained serious injuries in accidents caused by negligent, as well as intentional, acts of others.  As principal attorney at the Law Office of James C. Suits II, Mr. Suits handles a wide range of personal injury matters, including car, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as many other types of claims, such as assault, battery, medical malpractice, premises liability, and intential infliction of emotional distress.  Based in San Jose, California, Mr. Suits represents clients throughout Northern California.  Mr. Suits offers free consultations on any personal injury matter.

Mr. Suits has more than a decade of experience handling a broad range of both plaintiff and defense civil litigation in San Jose, California.  Prior to founding the Law Office of James C. Suits II, Mr. Suits handled the defense of personal injury claims, which has provided him with a unique, inside perspective on both sides of personal injury claims.  Based on this experience, Mr. Suits effectively evaluates the strengths and weaknesses in his clients’ cases, which allows him to successfully negotiate the best possible outcome.  Mr. Suits spends substantial time working closely with his clients throughout the entire litigation process.  His extensive experience brings the kind of judgment, expertise, and problem solving that every case requires.

Mr. Suits is a native of Los Gatos, California and graduated from Los Gatos High School in 1993. He graduated with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1997. Mr. Suits obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2003 from the University of Southern California Law School in Los Angeles, California.  His prior litigation experience includes working as an Associate Attorney for Robinson & Wood, Inc. and Tharpe & Howell, LLP, as well as a Law Clerk for the Civil Liability Division of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.

In 2015, Super Lawyers selected Mr. Suits to its Northern California Rising Stars list.  This distinction is available to the top 2.5% of California lawyers who are either 40 years of age or younger or have practiced law for less than 10 years.  The list of Rising Stars is published in Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine and San Francisco Magazine.  Mr. Suits holds a "Superb" rating on Avvo and has provided answers to more than 1,000 legal questions posted on Avvo's free question and answer forum.  Based on Mr. Suits' contributions on Avvo, he received the Avvo Top Contributor award in 2015 and 2016.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2015

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About James Suits

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.suitslitigation.com/biography/

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded to the top 2.5% of California attorneys who are either 40 years of age or younger or have practiced law for less than 10 years, Northern California Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Awarded to the top contributors to the free legal advice forum on www.avvo.com, Top Contributor, Avvo, 2015
  • Hale Moot Court Honors Program
  • Received honors grades in Torts II, Constitutional Law II, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Wills, Bioethics, and Sports Law
  • Received high honors grades in Trial Advocacy, Evidence, and Remedies

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • U.S. federal courts
  • California

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry with honors, 1997
Office Location for James Suits

181 Devine Street
San Jose, CA 95110

Phone: 408-460-6334

 

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Last Updated: 11/8/2016

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