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V. James DeSimone

About V. James DeSimone

About me

After twenty-five years as a partner at the cutting edge civil rights firm Schonbrun DeSimone, Jim decided to carve out his own path by establishing V. James DeSimone Law, a California law firm dedicated to representing individuals in civil rights cases, with an emphasis on employment discrimination and harassment, employment wage and hour class action cases, police misconduct and brutality cases, including wrongful death, excessive force, and false arrest cases, and personal injury cases.


DeSimone is also Of Counsel position with the Bohm Law Group, partnering with Lawrance Bohm to establish a team of lawyers dedicated to achieving justice for persons who are harmed by discrimination, harassment, excessive force or other damaging conduct. Bohm Law Group is renowned for bringing advanced technology into the court room to achieve justice. Coupled with DeSimone’s thirty year experience as a civil rights trial lawyer, the team of DeSimone Bohm vigorously advocate for the rights of their clients in and out of the court room.


In 2014, DeSimone was named Civil Rights Lawyer of the Year by California Lawyer Magazine.  In 2013, he was honored as a Top 100 Superlawyer in Southern California and has been a Superlawyer every year since 2009.  In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013. and 2014 he was named as one of California's Top 10, 20, or 25 Plaintiff Employment Lawyers by the Daily Journal.  In 2008, DeSimone was a finalist for Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer  Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. 




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