James is a member of the Construction Law and General Liability Practice Groups. His clients include national and regional construction companies. James has represented a variety of clients in matters relating to construction defect and general litigation. His experience includes all phases of civil litigation, including handling of pre-litigation claims, discovery, law and motion, depositions, dispositive motions, expert meeting and mediation proceedings, trial preparation and post-trial motions.
Before joining Haight’s San Francisco office, James worked for another Bay Area firm focused on construction defect and general civil litigation in a variety of practice areas.
James serves on the board of directors for the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC), and for Operation Dignity, a non-profit organization that provides housing and support services to veterans in the Bay Area. He is also a member of the Alameda County Democratic Party’s central committee and often serves as an alumni coach for UC Hastings Moot Court intercollegiate competition teams.