James Earl Wasson

James Earl Wasson

DUI / DWI Attorney

Fresno, CA





No Misconduct



About Me

I am the senior DUI attorney in the Central San Joaquin Valley, which incldues the counties of Fresno, Madera, Merced and Kings. I have been defending persons accused of DUI, as well as vehicular manslaughter cases since 1977. During my career, I have tried over 100 DUI Jury Trials involving both alcohol and drugs. I have tried both felony and misdemeanor DUI trials involving vehicular...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always)

Client Reviews

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The Best DUI Attorney you can have!

Posted by: Erik over 3 years ago.

This man knows the law inside and out. He's a former CHP officer, who went to law school and now defends us. If you are detained on a suspicion of...

I would recommend him to anyone!

Posted by: kenita over 3 years ago.

Mr. Wasson was able to prevent a filing of a DUI charge and won the DMV Admin Per Se hearing. My blood alcohol was .10%. He was very aggressive and...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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

Martinez, CA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Amazing at what he does and one of the best DUI lawyers. He works very hard for his clients and achieves great results. I highly endorse and...
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1975 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1976 – 1977

Fresno County District Attorney


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1975 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

San Joaquin College of Law


Showing 1 of 16 awards

2011 Certification in Mastering Gas Chromatography

Axion Laboratory, Chicago, IL


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1976- present Member

Fresno County Bar Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2009 DUI Training

at Public Defender Training

2007 Breath Testing

at Public Defender Training

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