James W Claflin Jr

James W Claflin Jr

Family Law Attorney

Las Vegas, NV





No Misconduct


English , French

Answers and Advice

89 questions answered.

About Me

James began his law career working on complex commercial litigation at Brown & Bain (now Perkins Coie) in Phoenix following his admission to the Arizona Bar in 1991.  In 1993 he was admitted to the Utah Bar and joined Scalley & Reading in Salt Lake City where he continued working in commercial litigation and added general business law to his practice.  During that time James also joined the 19th...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Client Reviews

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Review of James W Claflin

Posted by: Donald over 2 years ago.

James made a task I was not looking forward to, and easy and pleasant experience. The whole experience was beyond expectations. It was like working...

Peace of Mind

Posted by: Shea over 2 years ago.

I have never needed a lawyer before nor did I know how the process went, with that being said James was extremly nice and walked me through it step...
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Showing 2 of 11 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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

Lehi, UT

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Other

I highly recommend James for any legal need you may have.
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2005 License Status: Attorney Active for the state of Nevada.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/10/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Claflin Law Ltd


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1999 Graduation in Basic Airborne Course ("Jump School")

US Army Infantry School, Airborne


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2013 Preeminent AV Peer Review Rating



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1991- present Member

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2012 What is a Nevada LLC?

Avvo Legal Guide

2011 I've just been arrested. What do I do now?

Avvo Legal Guide

Speaking Engagements

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2011 General American Legal System; Writs of Habeus Corpis

at Law Day 2011: The Legacy of John Adams

2011 Laws That Affect Construction Contracts; Key Clauses to Modify

at Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Nevada

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