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Practice areas:

Business Management, Business Litigation, Employment & Labor

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Business Management: 50%
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
  3. Business Litigation: 25%



Hourly ($150-250/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Richard Lawrence Duquette

    Mr. Schnieders has a keen mind which helps clients focus on pivotal case issues. Plus, his strong writing skills and patience are two of the many strengths that make him a fine attorney.


    Richard Duquette DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of R. James Schnieders

822 Okra Court
Carlsbad, CA, 92011




Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public reproval
    issued in CA, 2014


    Public reproval means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ProprietorLaw Offices of R. James Schnieders2008 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
San Diego County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Armex Restaurants, Inc. v. Romero, et al.Judgment of $273,543 for Plaintiff
WGA Bel Villagio, LP v. Melendez/Melendez/Melendez Brothers, Inc.Favorable Settlement
Bentley Health, LLCN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
North County TimesProtect Your Internet Business1996


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of Law, San DiegoLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of San DiegoN/AB.B.A.1983