James S. Bostwick

Attorney Profile

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
Fax: 415-421-8301
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
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 founder of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP, and represents clients in California, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Washington, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. With over 45 years of experience as a trial lawyer, Mr. Bostwick focuses his efforts to cases of personal injury, medical malpractice and professional liability. In 2002, the Consumer Attorneys of California nominated him as California Trial lawyer of the Year, and he has been recognized as one of the Bay Area’s top attorneys by both the San Francisco Chronicle and the California Bar Journal.Mr. Bostwick began his career with an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington. He then obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and was admitted to practice in the state courts of California. Throughout his career, he has been featured in Forbes magazine, Town & Country and Newsweek.

Mr. Bostwick is a member of the State Bar of California, the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Hawaii State Bar Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates. A former president of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers, he is also an invited fellow to The Inner Circle of Advocates. In medical malpractice, he is certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.

Bostwick & Peterson, LLP has recovered over $500,000,000 for clients across California who have sustained catastrophic and life-changing injuries.  James Bostwick is a founder of Bostwick & Peterson, LLP, and has represented medical malpractice and personal injury victims in California, Hawaii, and many other states for over 45 years.  Mr. Bostwick has obtained many record breaking verdicts and settlements for his clients including a $21,000,000 verdict for a brain injured automobile accident victim.  Mr. Bostwick is a Fellow of the Inner Circle of Advocates which is an invitation-only organization of the top 100 personal injury attorneys in the United States.  He is also the past President of the International Academy of Trial Attorneys which is an invitation-only organization of the top 500 trial lawyers in the world and he’s a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  The Consumer Attorneys of California nominated him as California Trial lawyer of the Year, and he has been recognized as one of California’s top attorneys by both the San Francisco Chronicle and the California Bar Journal.  Mr. Bostwick holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.  Please call Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for a free consultation. 

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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About James Bostwick

Admitted: 1969, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.bostwickfirm.com/attorneys/james-bostwick/

Honors/Awards:

  • Presidential Award of Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2001
  • Listed as one of the top 100 "Super Lawyers" in the State of California
  • Nominated California Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2002
  • One of only 60 California plaintiff attorneys listed in the "Best Lawyers in America" book
  • Achievement of Merit Award, San Francisco Trial Lawyers, 1978
  • 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

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
  • Member, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Past President, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 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
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Office Location for James S. Bostwick

591 Redwood Highway
Suite 2350
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Phone: 800-616-3480

Fax: 415-421-8301

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Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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