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Certified Family Law Specialist

**The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization


Contact info

Cudney, Gwinup, Hoffman & Hoffman, LLP

4120 Cameron Park Drive
Suite 300
Cameron Park, CA, 95682

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 80%
    13 years
  2. Family: 10%
    13 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    13 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    James is a talented, conscientious and ethical attorney. Although he is talented as a trial lawyer, he is skilled at finding alternative solutions which often improve client outcomes at reduced expense.


    Lauren Craig Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Richard Hughes

    I wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Gwinup. I have known James for many years, and am familiar with both his professional and personal characteristics, which are universally positive.


    John Hughes Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cecil Rolfe Top Economics StudentSouthern Adventist University1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PartnerCudney, Gwinup, Hoffman & Hoffman, LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyGaffaney, Cudney & Lieberman2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyJohn R. Hughes, A Professional Law Corporation2003 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
El Dorado Collaborative GroupMember2006 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
The State Bar of California Board of Legal SpecializationCertified Family Law SpecialistN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Pacific Union CollegeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Divorce OptionsBasics of Divorce Law2012
PresentationJoinder of Retirement Plans2011