Partner

James H. Wilkins

  • Phone Number

    (559) 438-2390

  • Fax Number

    (559) 438-2393

  • Email Address jhw@wdcllp.com

Professional Experience

James H. Wilkins has an extensive trial practice emphasizing the prosecution and defense of high exposure and complex cases including matters involving insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and business litigation.

Mr. Wilkins represents clients in alleged fraud, unfair business practices and insurance coverage disputes of all types. He has been a speaker at numerous legal seminars throughout the state. Mr. Wilkins has also served as an adjunct professor of insurance law at San Joaquin College of Law.

Mr. Wilkins also has extensive experience with civil appeals, having handled matters in various appellate courts throughout California and the California Supreme Court. In addition, Mr. Wilkins has handled appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Wilkins work has earned him the highest rating (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell and continuing recognition as a Northern California Super Lawyer by the San Francisco Magazine since 2006. Due to his extensive trial experience, Mr. Wilkins has become a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

 

Education

J.D., Arizona State University Law School

1984

B.A., Arizona State University

1980

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California (1984)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • "AV" rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Northern California Super Lawyer," San Francisco Magazine

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