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James Robert Mortland

also known as Bob Mortland

About me

Bob Mortland is committed to providing each client with personalized pragmatic representation. Mr. Mortland is an experienced attorney who has focused his legal career on the practice of criminal defense. Mr. Mortland represents clients who are being investigated for, or charged with, all types of criminal offenses in state and federal court. He has successfully defended individuals in a large array of cases such as DUI, traffic ticket defense, reckless driving, assault, and federal crimes. Mr. Mortland has had outstanding results in his cases which range from extremely favorable plea agreements to the outright dismissal of all charges. 


Mr. Mortland is also a family man living in the Silicon Valley California. He spends his spare time with his daughter Cadence and his family. Mr. Mortland enjoys playing bass, woodworking, and restoration. 


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 51%
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 19%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

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  • Christopher Robert Martens

    I endorse Mr. Mortland, He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Guam Public Defender Service Corp

779 Route 4
Sinajana, GU, 96910


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certification in litgation with distinctionGolden Gate University2009
Certification in Criminal Defense with distinctionGolden Gate University2009
Certification in Public InterestGolden Gate University2009
Best WitnessUCSB Law and Society Mock Trial Team2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sr. Trial AttorneyBeahm Law2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Ofc. of J. Robert Mortland III2010 - Present
Law ClerkSolano County Public Defender2007 - 2009
Law ClerkSan Francisco Public Defender2007 - 2007
Advocate/ Resident AssistantCasa Esperanza Homeless Shelter2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoN/A2012 - Present
California Traffic Defense Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Alameda County Bar Association, Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys ProgramN/A2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
P. v. JonesNot Guilty Verdict
P. v. BosterNot Guilty Verdict
P. v. GamelCase Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bob MortlandStop AB 666!2013
Beahm LawTraffic Ticket Appeals2013
Yahoo!Decline in Workplace Accidents2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLitigation and Criminal LawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of California - Santa BarbaraLaw and SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Sierra CollegeLiberal StudiesOther - Bachelors2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Contra Costa County Mock TrialsMock Trial Justice2013
Contra Costa County Mock TrialsMock Trial Justice2012
Contra Costa County Mock TrialsMock Trial Justice2011
Contra Costa County Mock TrialsMock Trial Justice2010
Contra Costa County Mock TrialMock Trial Justice2009