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About me

When I am not defending my clients charged with criminal offenses, I like to travel. A couple of years ago my wife and I went to Italy for a couple of weeks (first time) and had such a great time we would go back in a heart-beat.  In my spare time, I paint landscapes and building scapes in oil or acrylic.  I'm a usual contributor to the annual Men's Invitational art show at a local gallery.  But, mostly, I enjoy trying a good criminal case.


 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    41 years, 10.5 thousand cases
  2. Appeals: 25%
    29 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Po Box 2240
Weaverville, CA, 96093

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197605/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJames H. Dippery, Jr., Attorney at Law2006 - Present
Sr. Dep Public DefenderShasta Co. [CA] Public Defender's Office2005 - 2006
AttorneyJames H. Dippery, Jr., Attorney at Law1977 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Appellate Defense CounselMember1995 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationMember1978 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. Hazle; 157 Cal.App.4th 567Termination of client's drug program reversed
People v. Ruiz; 9 Cal.App.4th 1485Reversed and remanded for new hearing with informant to be present at hearing..
People v. Gott; 26 Cal.App.4th 881Conviction for receiving without permit reversed. Court held client had been convicted of an offense she did not commit.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/AJD - Juris Doctor1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE presentationIntro to Writs & Appeals for Trial Attorneys2007
MCLE presentationWin Your Pitchess Discovery Motion Every Time2007