James I. Ham

James I. Ham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Glendale, CA

Law Office of James I. Ham, A Professional Corporation
 | 655 N Central Ave, 17th Fl.
Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: 818-484-8955
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Defense (80%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jim Ham handles California State Bar investigation responses, discipline trials and other matters involving the law of lawyering, and acts as an expert consultant and witness in the field of professional ethics and the standard of care applicable to attorneys.  Areas include litigation, legal ethics and risk management, law office management, legal fees, conflicts of interest, disqualification, practice in California by non-admitted lawyers, partnership disputes, fee splitting, and the acquisition and departure of lawyers.  Member, Special Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct of hte State of California (2015-2017).  Lecturer, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California (2008-2014).  Chair, Association of Professional Responsiblity Lawyers Public Statements Committee.  Member, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2009-2010) and Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee (2009-2010).  Member, Board of Trustees, California Indian Legal Services (2008-2015).  Board Member, Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library.  Former litigation partner, Arnold & Porter LLP (1996-2006) and shareholder, Quinn, Kully and Morrow, P.C. (1987-1996). 

About James Ham

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.hamlawoffice.com

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Peer rated for highest leval of professional excellence -- AV Preeminent -- by Martindale-Hubble for over 20 years., Preeminent AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Public Statements Chair, Association of Professsional Responsiblity Lawyers, 2019
  • Admitted to practice in the state of Texas., 2018
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association Professional Responsiblity and Ethics Committee (1985-present), 2019
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library (2016-2019), 2019
  • Law 360, Editorial Advisory Board (Legal Ethics) (2016-2018), 2018
  • Commissioner, State Bar of Califonria Commission for the Revision of the Rules of Professional Conduct (January 2015-March 2017)., 2017
  • Member, Board of Trustees, California Indian Legal Services (2008-2015), 2015
  • Lecturer in Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law (2008-2014), 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library (2016-2019), 2019
  • Participant in Dallas Bar Association's Volunteer Attorney Project providing pro bono assistance to low income individuals., 2019
  • Board of Trustees, California Indian Legal Services (2008-2015), 2015
  • Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor awarded 1981.  Executive Editor, UCLA Law Review Volume 28., 1981
  • Phi Kappa Phi.  Degree conferred 1978., 1978

Industry Groups

  • Legal Profession
Office Location for James I. Ham

655 N Central Ave
17th Fl.
Glendale, CA 91203

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Last Updated: 7/2/2019

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