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James Roy Dickinson

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“Quality Representation & Service.”


Mr. Dickinson is a 10.0 Avvo-rated attorney. 


He is also the recipient of numerous awards. For example, Mr. Dickinson was named one of National Trial Lawyers' "Top 40 Under 40." 


Mr. Dickinson's clients love him. He has over 35+ 5-star ratings. 


His record of service is unparalleled. Mr. Dickinson is a member of, and helps, a number of local organizations. 


Clearly, Mr. Dickinson is top-notch. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Family: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jay Scott Finnecy

    I endorse Mr. Dickinson. He knows his stuff and provides honest, straight-forward advice.

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  • Jeffrey Scott Bullard

    Mr. Dickinson is a dedicated criminal defense attorney. If you are looking for outstanding representation for your case and someone who will take excellent care of you or your loved one when it matters most, Mr. Dickinson is your attorney. Smart, zealous, and ready to fight for you.

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    Jeffrey Bullard DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

James R. Dickinson, Attorney at Law

306 W. 2nd St., Ste. 202
San Bernardino, CA, 92401

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201205/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2016
Top ContributorAvvo2016
Featured AttorneyAvvo2016
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2016
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
Volunteer Coach AcknowledgementUniversity of La Verne College of Law, 2015-2016 Moot Court Traveling Team2015
Top ContributorAvvo2015
"Winning DUI Cases" Course CertificateYourDUIPro2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
Volunteer Attorney RecognitionLegal Aid Society of San Bernardino2014
Volunteer Attorney RecognitionInland Empire Latino Lawyer Association2014
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Volunteer Coach AcknowledgementUniversity of La Verne College of Law, 2014-2015 Moot Court Traveling Team2014
Excellence For The Future AwardCALI2012
Excellence For The Future AwardCALI2012
Excellence For The Future AwardCALI2012
Excellence For The Future AwardCALI2012
Pro Bono/Public Service AwardUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Honors, Cum LaudeUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Dean's ListUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Certificate of Achievement in Legal ResearchUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
University of La Verne Law Review Editorial BoardUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Moot Court Traveling Team- HNBA 17th Annual Nat'l CompUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
High Grade in Moot Court Honors: Advance Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
High Grade in Advanced Legal ResearchUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
High Grade in Constitutional Issues SeminarUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
High Grade in Property SeminarUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Peer Assistance & Support System ScholarUniversity of La Verne College of Law2012
Paul Egly Endowed ScholarshipUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
Excellence For The Future AwardCALI2011
Dean's ListUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
Peer Assistance & Support System ScholarUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
Best Respondent's Brief, Moot Court HonorsUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
University of La Verne Law Review Editorial BoardUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
High Grade in Trial AdvocacyUniversity of La Verne College of Law2011
Dean's ListUniversity of La Verne College of Law2010
University of La Verne Law Review StaffUniversity of La Verne College of Law2010
Peer Assistance & Support System ScholarUniversity of La Verne College of Law2010
Honors, Cum LaudeLa Sierra UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJames R. Dickinson, Attorney at Law2013 - Present
MemberSan Bernardino County Indigent Defense Panel2014 - 2014
MemberRiverside County Indigent Defense Panel2013 - 2016
Volunteer AttorneySan Bernardino County District Attorney's Office2012 - 2012
AssociateClayson, Mann, Yaeger & Hansen2012 - 2013
Legal InternSan Bernardino County District Attorney's Office2010 - 2012
Peer Tutor/MentorUniversity Of La Verne College Of Law2010 - 2012
Research Assistant/AideUniversity Of La Verne College Of Law2010 - 2012
Legal InternZiprick & Cramer, LLP2009 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Bernardino County Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2015 - Present
High Desert Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember2015 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2015 - Present
Western San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
California DUI Lawyers AssociationMember2015 - Present
Hon. Joseph B. Campbell American Inn of CourtMember2015 - Present
Legal Aid Society of San BernardinoVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
Inland Empire Latino Lawyers AssociationVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2012 - Present
United States District Court, Central District of CaliforniaMember2012 - Present
United States District Court, Southern District of CaliforniaMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2015 - 2016
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2015 - 2016
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2015 - 2016
San Bernardino Indigent Defense PanelMember2014 - 2014
San Bernardino Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - 2014
Riverside County Indigent Defense PanelMember2013 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. Hounanian, 16CR-001934Case dismissed.
People v. Vasquez, 16CR-021824Infraction.
People v. Dease, FMB1500513Dismissed.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesPENALTIES FOR FIRST, SECOND & THIRD-TIME DUI2015
AVVO Legal GuidesDUI & THE DMV IN CALIFORNIA2015
www.attorneydickinson.comDisqualification of Judge2015
www.attorneydickinson.comDomestic Battery2015
AVVO Legal GuidesFiring Your California Criminal Defense Attorney?2014
www.attorneydickinson.comRight to Silence2013
www.attorneydickinson.comRight to Confront Accusers2013
Friends of the Corona Public Library NewsletterThird Amendment2013
www.bepress.comAnyone A Potential Terrorist, Anywhere In The World2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of La Verne College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
La Sierra UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Bernardino Legal Aid's Expungement ClinicPost Conviction Relief2016
San Bernardino Legal Aid's Expungement ClinicPost-Conviction Relief2016
Introduction to Law- La Sierra UniversityLegal Procedure2013
Property Seminar- University of La Verne College of LawCapitalism and Property Rights2012
HNBA's 17th Annual Moot Court Competition- Jersey City, New JerseyConstitutionality of GPS Tracking2012
Constitutional Issues Seminar- University of La Verne College of LawImpact of Counterterrorism Provisions in the NDAA of 20122012