James R. Wakefield, P.C. (Newport Beach, California)
James R. Wakefield, P.C. (Newport Beach, California)

James R. Wakefield, P.C.

Licensed for 36 years

Practice Area: Business Litigation, Railroad Law, Construction Law 6 more areas of practice + 6 more

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James R. Wakefield, P.C.

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Newport Beach, CA view address

  • Serving Newport Beach, CA view address

  • Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Senior Partner at firm Cummins & White, LLP

Serving Newport Beach, CA view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About James R. Wakefield, P.C.

Mr. Wakefield joined Cummins & White, LLP in 1986 and has successfully tried more than 50 jury trials involving business torts, real estate disputes, construction contract claims, premises liability and high-exposure transportation cases. He represents commercial clients in all matters of business disputes, including business torts, collections, breach of contract, breach of lease, and other real estate disputes. Mr. Wakefield handles premises liability disputes on behalf of individuals, building owners, property managers, and self-insured’s. Mr. Wakefield served as the firm’s managing partner from 2000 to 2006 and from 2010 to 2013.

Mr. Wakefield was an extern law clerk for the Honorable Edward C. Reed,...

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Mr. Wakefield joined Cummins & White, LLP in 1986 and has successfully tried more than 50 jury trials involving business torts, real estate disputes, construction contract claims, premises liability and high-exposure transportation cases. He represents commercial clients in all matters of business disputes, including business torts, collections, breach of contract, breach of lease, and other real estate disputes. Mr. Wakefield handles premises liability disputes on behalf of individuals, building owners, property managers, and self-insured’s. Mr. Wakefield served as the firm’s managing partner from 2000 to 2006 and from 2010 to 2013.

Mr. Wakefield was an extern law clerk for the Honorable Edward C. Reed, Jr., U.S. District Court, District of Nevada (1979-1980). He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable A. Andrew Hauk, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (1981-1982)

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Areas of Law

  • Business Litigation
  • Railroad Law
  • Construction Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Labor and Employment

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  • 4.7/5.0 1 review
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      Position
      Senior Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
      Credit Cards Accepted
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      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of the Law
      Class of 1981
      J.D.
      University Attended
      California State University at Fullerton
      Class of 1978
      B.A.
      Associations & Memberships
      State Bar of California

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