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I have been practicing law in Sacramento, California for over 26 years, advising business and individual clients in real property and business transactions and litigation.


In our Real Estate practice, we represent buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, builders and developers, borrowers and lenders. Representation includes:

• Purchase and Sale Agreements
• Commercial Leases
• Residential Leases
• Option Agreements
• Escrow and Title
• Loan Documentation & Modification
• Construction Contracts
• Subdivision
• Easement and Boundary Agreements
• Assignments and Subleases

In our Business and Commercial practice our representation includes the following:

• Business formation and counseling
(Corporations, LLCS, General and Limited Partnerships)
• Contract Drafting and Review
• Sale agreements
• Lease agreements

In our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice, representation includes: following:

• Contractual Disputes
• Title disputes
• Real Estate Partition actions
• Quiet Title Actions
• Boundary Line and Adverse Possession disputes
• Prescriptive Easement
• Easement disputes
• Non-disclosure of facts
• Title and Escrow
• Foreclosure
• Partnership/Shareholder/Member disputes 
• Fraudulent Transactions
• Escrow and Title Disputes
• Evictions
• Rent Collection
• Delinquency Workouts


The California State Bar requires that I tell you that any testimonial or endorsement "does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.”



Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 66%
    28 years
  2. Business: 34%
    28 years



Hourly ($300-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Mr. Falcone is an excellent attorney. Advocates for his clients efficiently and successfully.


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    Mr. Falcone is an amazing attorney who is always willing to share his knowledge and experience with others.


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Contact info


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of James J. Falcone1991 - Present
AssociateBalfrey & Abbott1987 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1987 - Present
State Bar of California, Real Property Law SectionN/AN/A
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge2002 - 2003
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge2001 - 2002
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge2000 - 2001
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge1999 - 2000
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge1998 - 1999
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small ClaimsPro Tem Judge1997 - 1998
Sacramento Co. Superior Court, Small Claimspro tem Judge1996 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trackman v KenneyWon on Appeal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/AJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of MaineN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
S.C.O.R.E. -Starting a BusinessLegal Aspects of Starting a Business2001