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Practice Areas


  1. Appeals: 50%
  2. General Practice: 25%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Residential: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($125-150/hour), Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Scott Edward France

    I proudly endorse this lawyer. Attorney Schaller is an excellent attorney and is well respected in our community. I have had the pleasure of working with James both in general practice and when he has served as a Magistrate in Perrysburg Municipal Court.


    Scott France Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McNamara & Schaller, LLC

320 N. Michigan St. Fl. 1
Toledo, OH, 43604-5632



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2008
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2007
Certificate (Qualified Lawyer Transfer Test)Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (Oxford University/Oxford Brookes University)2007
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2006
Bar CollegeOhio State Bar Association2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcNamara & Schaller, LLC2007 - Present
MagistratePerrysburg Municipal Court2005 - Present
AssociateShindler, Neff, Holmes, Schlageter & Mohler, L.L.P.2003 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionLiaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Specialization2008 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Selden SocietyMember2007 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2007 - Present
Ohio Association of MagistratesMember2005 - Present
Morrison R. Waite American Inn of CourtExecutive Committee2004 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ToledoLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Bowling Green State UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
What You've Always Wanted to Know About Municipal CourtForcible Entry & Detainer2006
Acting Judges CLELandlord-Tenant Law2006
Shindler, Neff, Holmes, Schlageter & Mohler Conference on Employment LawAt-Will Employment Doctrine in Ohio2004