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James Philip Renken

James Philip Renken

also known as James P. Renken, James Renken

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Computer Fraud, Internet, General Practice, Credit Card Fraud

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Internet: 15%
  3. Computer Fraud: 15%
  4. Credit Card Fraud: 10%
  5. General Practice: 10%



Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (30%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael Justin Winfield

    I have discussed many complicated legal issues with Mr. Renken, and he has an impressive understanding of the law across a wide range of issues. He is an attorney that understands how to get things done in New York City courts. I wholeheartedly endorse him.


    Michael Winfield Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

James P. Renken, PLLC

PO Box 583097
Minneapolis, MN, 55458-3097



MNAuthorized to practice201306/29/2015
DCActive 200805/24/2015
NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar Association2012
Christopher Slattery Young Professional AwardBrooklyn Bar Association2012
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar Association2011
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar Association2010
Empire State Counsel®New York State Bar Association2010
Empire State Counsel®New York State Bar Association2009
Gold Pro Bono Service CertificateBrooklyn Bar Association2009
Empire State Counsel®New York State Bar Association2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Policy & Compliance Advisor (Director)Viola da Gamba Society of America, Inc.2011 - Present
Attorney & Counselor at LawJames P. Renken, PLLC2008 - Present
Managing MemberSandwich.Net, LLC1997 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Brooklyn Bar AssociationPro Bono Committee2012 - 2013
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2011 - Present
New York City BarCivil Court Committee2010 - 2013
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2013
New York City BarMember2010 - 2013
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMember2007 - 2012
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2014


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of California - San DiegoLinguisticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CONvergence 2015Robot Liability Issues2015
MinneBar 9Building A Global, Privacy-Conscious CDN On $20 A Day2014
CLETracing Missing Persons (with Charles Eric Gordon, Esq.)2012