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James Liu is an Associate Attorney at Hanna Brophy's Orange County office where he represents insurance carriers, third party administrators, self-insured employers, and governmental entities in all aspects of workers' compensation law.

James received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and his Juris Doctor Degree from Chapman University School of Law.  Prior to joining Hanna Brophy, James practiced at a boutique debtor creditor law firm and also served as a Volunteer Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County. 

When James is not working, he enjoys fishing, spending time with his bulldog named Oski, and cheering on his beloved California Golden Bears football team.


Languages spoken: English, Mandarin

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  1. Workers Compensation: 100%

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award - BankruptcyCALI2011
CALI Award - Legal Writing SkillsCALI2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHanna Brophy2014 - Present
Lead AttorneyMcCarthy Law PLC2013 - 2014
Legal ExternU.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District Of California2011 - 2011
Legal InternU.S. Dept Of Health & Human Services2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Asian American Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Credit Cards; 2nd Mortgages; Auto/Boat/RV Deficiencies; Pay Day Loans; Lines of Credit; Private Student Loans; and Short SalesSettled.
Wrongful Foreclosure LitigationN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
McCarthy Law PLC BlogDebt Settlement BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
University of California - BerkeleyN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
KeynoteDebt Settlement2013