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James Farragher Campbell

James Farragher Campbell

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. DUI & DWI: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Bruce Michael Blythe

    I endorse this lawyer. James is a lawyer I refer cases to from my Bakersfield clients.


    Bruce Blythe Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew J Ruff

    James has more experience than most other attorneys, this counts when it comes to DUI defense.


    Matthew Ruff DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Campbell & DeMetrick

4 Embarcadero Center.
Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA, 94111




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CaliforniaNational Trial Lawyers2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CaliforniaNational Trial Lawyers2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CaliforniaNational Trial Lawyers2008
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CaliforniaNational Trial Lawyers2007
Life Time Achievement AwardNational College for DUI Defense2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerCampbell & DeMetrick1975 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Criminal LawyersPresident2007 - 2007
National College of DUI DefenseDean1999 - 2000


Publication NameTitleDate
Hofstra Law Review Vol 36, No. 2Ethical Concerns in Grooming the Criminal Defendant for the Witness Stand2007
DWI Journal, Vol.16, No. 12A September 11th Adjustment in DUI Defense2001
DWI Journal, Vol 16, No. 4Getting Inside the Jurors' Head: A Guide to Effective Voir Dire2001
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersWorking with the Insurance Company in a Vehicular Homicide Case2000
Verdict (National Coalition of Concerned Legal ProfessionalsThe Vienna Convention: Aid for Foreign Nationals1999
DWI Law & Science JournalTracing the Path of Ethyl Alcohol1994
Matthew BenderCriminal Defense Techniques: The Preliminary Hearing1988
Matthew BenderDefense of Speeding, Reckless Driving and Vehicular Homicide1984
Melvin Belli, Vol 5, Section 70.31Modern Trial: Closing Arguments - Use of Demonstrative Evidence1982
CACJ FORUM Magazine, Vol 6, No.4Suspended Animation: Defending Probation Revocation1979


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lincoln Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Inns of CourtExpert Witness In The Modern Trial2012
Winter SessionDon't Let The Case Get The Better Of You2011
State Bar of California, Litigation SectionHow to Develope and Implement Your Trial Theme2011
Winter SessionDigging Deeper: The Role of a Private Investigator2006
Summer SessionAdvanced Cross Examination2003
The Big Apple SeminarHandling Vehicular Homicide Cases2001
Monterey SeminarDefending the Vehicular Homicide Case2001
14th Annual on Aggressive Defense of the Impaired DriverDebunking the States Expert2001
Winter SessionDUI Defense From Start to Finish1999