James Saunders

James F. Saunders


ph: 818-243-5200

fx: 818-243-5266


James F. Saunders

James F. Saunders has a wide range of experience in various aspects of insurance defense litigation, including general liability, premises liability, trucking litigation and coverage, with an emphasis in fraudulent automobile and first-party property claims. He has completed the five-day National Institute for Trial Advocacy Program and has significant jury trial experience in defending personal injury cases, having completed over 25 jury trials and participated in hundreds of arbitrations.

Practice Areas

  • Transportation/Trucking
  • Premises Liability
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation Defense
  • Fraudulent Automobile Claims
  • First-Party Property Claims


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA, 1992
  • B.A. Political Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, 1989

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of California


  • State of California, All Courts – December 1992
  • Unites States District Court for the Southern District of California


  • Sports, including basketball, hiking and bodyboarding
  • Pets, including dogs and a cat

Married with four children