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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    26 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  2. Child Abuse: 10%
    26 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  3. Child Support: 10%
    16 years, 800 cases
  4. Trusts: 7%
    26 years, 400 cases
  5. Other: 23%
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Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment types:

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  • Taylor House

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    Taylor House Child support Attorney
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  • Vincent Walter Davis

    I endorse this lawyer. James is one of the best criminal defense lawyers I know in this business. He is a top notch professional and he truly care about his clients.


    Vincent Davis Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

14401 Sylvan St Ste 106
Van Nuys, CA, 91401


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerMcNamara & McNamara2002 - Present
Senior PartnerMcNamara and Massey, LLC2000 - 2002
Court Appointed Counsel on WIC 317 PanelLaw offices of James E. McNamara, Esq.1993 - 2000
AssociateLaw offices of James Gallo1990 - 1993
Law ClerkSanta Cruz Public Defenders Office1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
International Criminal Defence Attorneys AssociationActive Member2001 - Present
Juvenile Courts Bar Association, LACBAMember1993 - 2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California State University, NorthridgeN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of La Verne College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A