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F. Peter James
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F. Peter James

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support, Appeals

About Me

I went to law school and became a lawyer to help people.  Practicing family law allows me to help people in a very meaningful way.


 


I try to give unbiased evaluations of the case, even if it means breaking the bad news to my clients and potential clients.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Child Support: 20%
  5. Appeals: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

19 total 

  • Jack W Fleeman

    I endorse this lawyer's work.

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    Jack Fleeman Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Danielle Dawson

    I endorse this lawyer. I have always known Peter to be extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the law. Peter further brings to the courtroom the zeal and advocacy that his clients need in their cases. I would recommend Peter to anyone looking for an upstanding attorney practicing in family or appellate law.

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    Danielle Dawson Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of F. Peter James, Esq.

3821 West Charleston Boulevard
Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV, 89102

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200602/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mountain States Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top LawyerDesert Companion Magazine2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney / PrincipalLaw Offices of F. Peter James, Esq.2013 - Present
Attorney / PartnerRocheleau Law Group / Right Lawyers2010 - 2013
Senior Associate AttorneyCiciliano & Associates2007 - 2010
Associate AttorneyAlverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders2006 - 2007
Student InternJudge Michelle Leavitt, District Court Judge2004 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nevada Justsice AssociationMember2011 - 2014
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
State Bar of Nevada, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2008 - Present
United States District Court, District of NevadaMember2006 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2008
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyPresident2005 - 2006
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyTreasurer2004 - 2005
American Constitution Society for Law and PolicyMember2003 - 2004

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Crawford v. CrawfordReversed and Remanded
Haberland v. State of NevadaWrit of Prohibition issued
Wilde v. WildeReversed and remanded

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Nevada-Las VegasEnglishBachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce War RadioLoan Modifications, Short Sales, and Foreclosures2011
Divorce War RadioNevada Child Custody and Child Support2011
Divorce War RadioFamily Court Discovery2011
In Session on Court TVLegal Commentator on O.J. Simpson Trial2008
In Session on Court TVInterview regarding Judge Halverson2008