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James William Webster

James William Webster

also known as James Wm. Webster

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About Me

James Wm. Webster
"Careful and personal representation...we take the time to achieve effective results for every client".

Mr. Webster is a former chief prosecutor with 30 years of trial experience. He is a well-known and trusted local attorney and is afforded the highest level of credibility among judges and district attorneys from the Central Valley and Foothills region of Northern California.


Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
  4. Violent Crime: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%

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Contact Info

James Wm. Webster

36 North Washington Street
Sonora, CA, 95370



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Who's Who in the WestWho's Who Legal1983
Who's Who in the WestWho's Who Legal1982
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at lawLaw Offices of James Wm. Webster - Sonora1981 - Present
Public DefenderTuolumne County Court1982 - 1986
Attorney at lawLaw Offices of James Wm. Webster - Santa Monica1980 - 1981
Chief Prosecuting AttorneySanta Monica City Attorneys Office1978 - 1980
Deputy City AttorneySanta Monica City Attorneys Office1977 - 1978
ClerkSanta Monica City Attorneys Office1974 - 1977
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tuolumne County Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2008
Tuolumne County Bar AssociationVice President2004 - 2006
Alliance Defending FreedomMember1998 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Society of Public Attorneys of Santa MonicaPast PresidentN/A
Tuolumne County Criminal Defense LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Santa Monicans Against CrimeFormer Board of DirectorsN/A
Legal Aid Society of Santa MonicaPast Vice PresidentN/A
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
National Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A
California Public Defenders AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Fernando Valley College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of Northern ColoradoPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
University of Northern ColoradoHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1972