James & Waddle PC


James & Waddle PC* is a law firm focused exclusively on business law, commercial law and real estate, including contract drafting and breach of contract litigation. Based in San Diego, our law firm assists clients throughout Southern California and Baja California, Mexico. Our primary concern is to provide sound advice and skilled counsel to our clients, protecting their best interests at all times.

Additionally, our firm aims to provide:

Practical, cost-effective solutions to legal needs and problems
Proactive management of legal risks and expenses
Improved bottom lines and overall peace of mind

We are a small firm that produces big firm results. Our clients turn to us for their ongoing contract needs and we have a stellar reputation among other attorneys.
Experience Matters When Choosing Legal Representation

Our San Diego contract law attorneys, Fred James and Scott Waddle, have more than 45 years of combined experience, and the ability to handle even the most complex business law concerns. Mr. James has been an attorney since 1976 and is rated AV Preeminent** by Martindale-Hubbell, demonstrating superior legal ability and ethical standards. He also is named one of the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Top Lawyers in San Diego by San Diego Magazine. Mr. Waddle has been an attorney since 2005 and his past experience includes tax and corporate accounting work.

When dealing with contract disputes, we will attempt to resolve the matter through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution. However, if settlement is not possible, we are seasoned trial attorneys who will fully advocate for you in litigation. We have an excellent track record of litigation success.

Additionally, our firm can help with contracts and litigation for clients doing business in Mexico and matters with cross-border issues. We also can handle jurisdictional issues and service of process under the Hague Convention, as well as commercial litigation.
Contact Us For High-Quality, Cost-Effective Legal Services

To speak to one of our attorneys about your legal matter, contact us online or call 619-436-5024. Initial consultations are free and off-site visits are available upon request. Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are located in 501 West Broadway, Suite 1760, San Diego, CA 92101, with parking available. All major credit cards are accepted.

Spanish-speaking services are available – Se habla español.

* Our law firm was formerly Guevara Phippard & James

**AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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501 West Broadway
Suite 1760
San Diego, CA 92101







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