James Patrick Lambe

James Patrick Lambe

Criminal Defense Attorney

Fresno, CA





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About Me

James P. Lambe has practiced criminal law since 1986. In trials of life sentence cases, he has obtained eight acquittals, four hung jury dismissals, and three in limine motion dismissals. He has employed creativity in settling four death penalty cases.  He has also concluded thirty-two other murder cases (preventing a murder conviction in eighteen of them) and one hundred and four three strikes...

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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

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

San Jose, CA

Over 1 year ago

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1977 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1979 – 1985

Cigna Corporation


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1977 J.D. (Juris Doctor) in Law

University of Illinois College of Law


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2014 Member

Order of Centurions


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2001- present Criminal Law Section Executive Committee

The State Bar of California

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Showing 2 of 18 publications

2014 Injury and Death, Increased Punishment for Prior Similar Offenses

California Criminal Sentencing Enhancements

2014 Right to Speedy Trial, Jury Deliberations and Verdict

California Criminal Law - Procedure and Practice

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Ethics

at The State Bar of California Annual Meeting

2014 Trial Practice

at California Public Defenders Association Trial Skills Institute

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