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James Lynn Gwinup

James Lynn Gwinup

also known as James L. Gwinup, CFLS

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Mediation, Family

About Me

Certified Family Law Specialist

**The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Divorce & Separation: 80%
    12 years
  2. Family: 10%
    12 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    12 years



Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    James is a talented, conscientious and ethical attorney. Although he is talented as a trial lawyer, he is skilled at finding alternative solutions which often improve client outcomes at reduced expense.


    Lauren Craig Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Richard Hughes

    I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Gwinup. I have known James for many years, and am familiar with both his professional and personal characteristics, which are universally positive.


    John Hughes Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Cudney, Gwinup, Hoffman & Hoffman, LLP

4120 Cameron Park Drive
Suite 300
Cameron Park, CA, 95682




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cecil Rolfe Top Economics StudentSouthern Adventist University1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/PartnerCudney, Gwinup, Hoffman & Hoffman, LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyGaffaney, Cudney & Lieberman2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyJohn R. Hughes, A Professional Law Corporation2003 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
El Dorado Collaborative GroupMember2006 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The State Bar of California Board of Legal SpecializationCertified Family Law SpecialistN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Pacific Union CollegeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce OptionsBasics of Divorce Law2012
PresentationJoinder of Retirement Plans2011