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James J. Der Jr

James J. Der Jr

Practice areas:

Litigation, Appeals

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Appeals: 50%
    30 years
  2. Litigation: 50%
    30 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

1185 Stellar Way
Milpitas, CA, 95035-6235




Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV Rating (High to Very High)Martindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalJames J. Der, Jr., Attorney at Law1998 - Present
AssociateOlimpia, Whelan & Lively1989 - 1998
AssociateNewton & Kastner1986 - 1988
Research AttorneySuperior Court of California, Santa Clara County1985 - 1986


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Asian Pacific Bar Association of Silicon ValleyPresident1997 - 1997
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Appellate Courts SectionChair1997 - 1998
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationTrustee1995 - 1997

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Garay v. Syntex Corporation$17.5 million

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge SOL Univ of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of California - Los AngelesEnglishA.B.1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Fundamentals of Writ PracticeAppellate Law1999
Civil Appeals in the Sixth District Court of AppealAppellate Law1998