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James Sexton did not set out to be a lawyer, having graduated from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee with degrees in Business Administration and Sociology. Once a world-class swimmer who qualified for the boycotted 1980 Olympics, Mr. Sexton also spent three years working in marketing for a major textbook company. Finding his calling for law, he graduated in 1990 from the California Western School of Law in San Diego and has spent his career since working in various aspect of the law field.

The first ten years of his professional career were spent defending the interests and checkbooks of various insurance companies involved in personal injury and workers compensation claims. Those were valuable years, as he now is on the other side of the table and defending injured persons in such cases instead. He knows how the system works from all aspects which benefits his clients immensely.

Mr. Sexton owns his own law firm and is the CEO of a company. His expertise includes California personal injury, California workers compensation, California bankruptcy law, California trusts and living wills as well as .

He strives to be as ethical, professional, dedicated, and honest as possible. James Sexton is also bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 45%
    15 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    25 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    15 years
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 2%
    15 years
  5. Other: 3%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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The Sexton Law Firm

3130 Bonita Rd #104
Chula Vista, CA, 91910


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Highest in Ethical Standards and Professional ExcellenceThe Legal Network2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Sexton Law Firm1999 - Present
AttorneyFarmer's Insurance Group1992 - 2001
AttorneyChapin Fleming & Winet1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Applicants' Attorneys AssociationMember2005 - 2009
South Bay Bar Association (Chula Vista)Member2004 - 2005
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2002
American Bar AssociationMember1991 - 1995
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Vanderbilt UniversityBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate PlanningWills and Trusts2011
Third-Party Liability ConferenceThird-party liability (medcare) cases2002