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James Elliott Fitzsimmons

James Elliott Fitzsimmons

also known as James E. Fitzsimmons

About me

Jim has provided legal representation to small businesses and
rental and manufactured housing industries and other businesses since

Admitted to the Bar in 1984, he is a graduate of Hastings School of Law
Trial Advocacy College and Pepperdine University's Negotiations &
Settlement Advocacy Program.

The name Fitzsimmons has long been associated with such housing industry
organizations as Western Manufactured Housing Association (WMA), where
he is past president of the San Diego and the Palm Springs Chapters;
California Mobilehome Park Managers Association; San Diego Apartment
Association (SDCAA); San Diego Manufactured Housing Association;
California Mobilehome Parkowner’s Alliance; and Orange County MHET. Jim
is a regular presenter at the SDCAA’s Smart Landlord's Seminars and
consultant for various cities Crime-free Multi-housing Programs.

Jim is a a judge for the University of San Diego School of Law Moot
Court Competition and Cal Western Law School Negotiations Competition
and on the Board of Directors for the Marine Corps Recruit Depots
Historical Society.


Working with small businesses; Negotiations, Litigation and
transactional work; Multi-family housing industry; Exceptional
presentation skills


Practice areas

  1. Business: 50%
    30 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    30 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 25%
    30 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

1010 University Ave
Suite 35
San Diego, CA, 92103-3398


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerFitzsimmons & Associates1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Better Business BureauN/AN/A
Greater San Diego Chamber of CommerceN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
WMANumerous articles over the years in Manufactured Housing Trade MagazineN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Western State University, FullertonN/AOther - Bachelors1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Conventions and Monthly ChaptersNumerous Presentations and panel discussionsN/A