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James R Harrison

James R Harrison

Practice areas:

Commercial, Banking, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Banking: 40%
  2. Commercial: 40%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%



Hourly ($400/hour), Contingent (29-40%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse James. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert N Bass

    I met Jim Harrison about 20 years ago when he was opposing counsel in a case involving a bank. I was so impressed with him that we became friends, and through the years we have worked together on various matters as colleagues. Jim's firm also handles medical malpractice, serious injury and death cases. I have referred several significant cases to Jim and each of those clients was very pleased. He and his partners are excellent litigators and they have the staff and horsepower to handle very serious and complex cases. I highly recommend this attorney.


    Robert Bass Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC

300 W. Clarendon Ave., Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ, 85013-3424

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC

17235 N. 75th Ave., Suite E-110
Glendale, AZ, 85308

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC

Building 3, Suite 111
1757 E. Baseline Rd.
Gilbert, AZ, 85233

Van O'Steen, Attorneys at Law

2033 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ, 85719




AZActive 197206/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
Cum LaudeArizona State University College of Law1972
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/AN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnersO'Steen & Harrison, PLC2004 - Present
Managing PartnerVan O'Steen and Partners1980 - 2004
Instructor, Legal WritingArizona State University College Of Law1974 - 1974
PartnerAllen, McClennen & Fels1972 - 1980


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Unauthorized Practice of LawCommittee Member2001 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1998 - 2001
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona State Law JournalEditor, Bates v. State Bar of Arizona: The Personal Account of a Party and the Consumer Benefits of Lawyer Advertising2005
Arizona State Law JournalEmpirical Study of the Initial Impact of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act on Local School Districts in Arizona1971


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude1972
Arizona State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969