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James S. Lazar

Family Attorney at Auburn, CA

5.0   3 reviews

also known as James Sanford Lazar

  • Licensed for 47 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1976
    Active No misconduct found

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About James

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James Lazar has practiced law for over 25 years in Placer County. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned his Juris Doctorate in 1976 from Loyola University of Los Angeles. In addition to membership in the California Bar he is admitted to the United States District Court. Mr. Lazar is a Certified Family Law Specialist and obtained his Certification from the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 1995.


Law Office of James Lazar
1515 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA, 95603


5.0 / 5.0
  3 customer reviews
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Posted by Julia | June 29, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great attorney!!
I highly recommend James Lazar! He made the divorce process for myself very easy. Very professional and smart man.
Posted by Emily | February 27, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly Experienced and Professional Attorney
I would highly recommend Mr. Lazar to anyone looking for an experienced, compassionate and sympathetic attorney. He was attentive and patient with me through a very difficult and stressful time and I truly felt like I was cared about and in capable hands during that time. Mr. Lazar demonstrates professionalism, ethical practices and complete capability as a family law attorney.
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Posted by Wendy | February 3, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Professional and compassionate attorney
James Lazar is an excellent attorney that can handle very difficult cases with a high level of professionalism and patience. He aided and guided me through a challenging time with compassion. He is a very intelligent attorney. I would recommend to anyone in need of a family law attorney.


  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of James S. Lazar
  • 1978 - Present


  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • University of California - Santa Barbara
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972


  • Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Placer County Law Library
  • Board of Trustees
  • 1985 - Present
  • Placer County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1977 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • Nevada County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Placer County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Chairman
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Placer County Bar Association
  • President
  • 1994 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Certified Family Law Specialist
  • State Bar of California
  • 1995

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Family Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Lazar is an experienced, skilled, ethical, and superior family law attorney. I highly recommend him."

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Auburn Family Lawyer James S. Lazar
James S. Lazar
Family Attorney
Auburn, CA
Licensed for 47 years