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James Edward Britain

James Edward Britain

also known as Jim Britain

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Business, Probate, Estate Planning, Contracts & Agreements

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Litigation: 30%
    3 years
  2. Estate Planning: 15%
  3. Probate: 15%
    3 years
  4. Business: 15%
    3 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Emily Rose Mowrey

    Jim taught me most of what I know about civil litigation. He is extraordinarily knowledgeable and has a true passion for the Rules of Civil Litigation and "doing it right" when it comes to the litigation process.

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    Emily Mowrey Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Britain & Vis PLLC

805 Dupont St., Suite 1
Bellingham, WA, 98225

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive197507/05/2015
OHInactive198306/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Client Rating 5 out of 5Martindale-HubbellN/A
Best Writer of the Year AwardDuke University School of LawN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney MemberBritain & Vis PLLC2005 - Present
Attorney MemberCarpenter Hardesty Britain PLLC2002 - 2005
Owner/AttorneyBritain Flynn PS1996 - 2001
AttorneyAttwood, Hager & Anderson1995 - 1996
AttorneyTaft Stettinius & Hollister1983 - 1995
Law Clerk for Chief Judge George EdwardsU.S. Court Of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit1982 - 1983
Assistant/Associate Professor of LawNew England School of Law1979 - 1982
Assistant ProfessorUniversity Of Dayton School Of Law1977 - 1979
Instructor and Graduate FellowTemple University School Of Law1975 - 1977

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Whatcom County Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
Whatcom County Bar AssociationPresident-Elect2012 - 2013
Law AdvocatesPresident2011 - 2013
Law AdvocatesVolunteer Attorney1999 - Present
Whatcom County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Whatcom County Bar Association NewsletterWhat to do about the suicidal client?2013
Whatcom County Bar Association NewsletterCourt Funding Issues Continue2013
The Bellingham HeraldProposed State Budget Cuts Jeopardize Court Services2013
Whatcom County Bar Association NewsletterMusing of the New Bar President2013
Whatcom County Bar Association NewsletterLearning to Chill2013
Whatcom County Bar Association NewsletterWhat to Do About the Suicidal Client2013
The Bellingham HeraldCourt Funding Necessary to Support Liberty, Justice2012
Northwestern University Law ReviewProduct Honesty is the Best Policy: A Comparison of Doctors' and Manufacturers' Duty to Disclose Drug Risks and the Importance of Consumer Expectations in Determining Product Defect1984
New England Law ReviewBook Review: Modern Products Liability Law1982

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLegal EducationLL.M - Master of Laws1977
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Washington State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education PresentationTaking Fact Witness Depositions2010
Continuing Legal Education PresentationDuty to Warn1989
Privacy and the Law SymposiumPrivacy and the Law1979