James S. Bostwick

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Mill Valley, CA

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP
 | 591 Redwood Highway, Suite 2350
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 800-616-3480
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1969
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

James S. Bostwick is a partner at the San Francisco, California, law firm of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP, where he focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and legal malpractice. With more than four decades of experience, Mr. Bostwick is widely recognized as a leading attorney in the law of professional malpractice. He has been certified as a specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He represents clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and throughout California.

After graduating from the University of Washington, Mr. Bostwick earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco. Admitted to practice law in California since 1969, he has also practiced in many other states, including Hawaii, Colorado, Nevada, Washington, Florida, Arizona and Oklahoma.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Bostwick is a member of a number of professional legal organizations. He has long been involved with the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, serving as its president from 2003 to 2004. He has also been a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Bar Association of San Francisco and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Bostwick's achievements have earned him recognition from his peers in the legal profession and from the news media. He has earned the AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating from the attorney peer-review service. He has also been featured in Forbes, Newsweek and other magazines and has been called one of the top trial attorneys in the Bay Area by both the California Bar Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle.

*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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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About James Bostwick

Admitted: 1969, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.bostwickfirm.com/Attorneys/James-Bostwick.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Nominated California Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2002
  • Presidential Award of Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2001
  • Achievement of Merit Award, San Francisco Trial Lawyers, 1978
  • Listed as one of the top 100 "Super Lawyers" in the State of California
  • Received recognition by the California State Bar Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle as being one of the top trial attorneys in the Bay Area
  • One of only 60 California plaintiff attorneys listed in the "Best Lawyers in America" book

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys for Medical Malpractice

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2000
  • Invited Fellow, Inner Circle of Advocates, 1998
  • Past President, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Member, California State Bar Association

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Featured in Newsweek, Town and Country and Forbes magazine articles noting him as one of the top trial lawyers in America
Office Location for James S. Bostwick

591 Redwood Highway
Suite 2350
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Phone: 800-616-3480


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Last Updated: 11/30/2016

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