James D. Scott

James D. Scott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Law Offices of James D. Scott
 | 5095 Murphy Canyon Rd, Suite 127
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-974-4900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

California Board of Legal Certification: Family Law. Thirty-five (35) years of experience in family law litigation and mediation. Mediation Training, 1994, The Northern California Mediation Center. Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, Palomar Warriors, 1998-2000. Superior Court verdicts for abused children: $750,000, $2.31 million. Designated Expert, United States Department of Labor. Qualified Expert, California Superior Court. Time and again Mr. Scott and his colleagues, Thomas Kirby, Esq., and Ross Matteson, Esq., are called upon to represent parents in the most difficult custody cases, to handle the most demanding business valuation cases, and to defend marital actions and allegations wrongfully brought. Author, Jim Scott's 100 Favorite Family Code Sections.

About James Scott

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.scottfamilylaw.net/Attorneys/James-D-Scott.shtml

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Specialist, Family Law, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, San Diego County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judge Pro Tem, San Diego Superior Court

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Veins of thought through the California Family Code, Speaker, 2008
  • This resourse book drives quick references to the statutes, the appellate and the supreme court cases on every compelling point of law in Family Court.  The handiest guide for judges, attorneys and parties self representing., Author, "100 Favorite Family Code Sections", 2001

Representative Clients:

  • With four (4) attorneys assisting clients in California and Minnesota, our practice helps people from modest means to professional athletes to business owners. 


Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Macalester College (1977) Juris Doctor, University of San Diego (1981)
Office Location for James D. Scott

5095 Murphy Canyon Rd
Suite 127
San Diego, CA 92123


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Last Updated: 3/8/2017

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