James V. Sansone

James V. Sansone

Commercial & Business Litigation Attorney with Carl Mackie Power & Ross LLP
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Employment Law ...
  • California, Washington
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James (Jim) V. Sansone is a litigation and trial associate with CMPR. Jim has been practicing in Northern California since 2006 and holds a Martindale rating of 4.7/5.0.

Jim has successfully tried a wide variety of civil and bankruptcy legal disputes over his legal career in both State and Federal Court. A persuasive and successful trial lawyer, Jim captures the respect of clients and judges alike.

Jim also holds positions as an adjunct professor at Santa Rosa Junior College teaching Business Law and Introduction to Law for Paralegals in their Business Administration Department and a law professor at Empire College School of Law teaching Remedies and Introduction to law.

Prior to joining CMPR, Jim owned, operated, and managed a robust general civil litigation law firm (2009-2019). Litigating approximately 1,000 trials over this period, Jim was able to showcase his gift for being a tenacious, no nonsense, straight forward, bottom line attorney. Jim’s clients value that he tells them the truth and doesn’t waste their time in order to increase billable hours. Former clients of Jim have consistently praised his “superior knowledge of the law” and called him simply, “a bulldog.”

Jim is admitted to practice in California and Washington, Jim is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for 9th Federal Circuit, Jim has successfully litigated a broad range of legal issues through the judicial process, which includes: bankruptcy adversary litigation on behalf of debtors and creditors; high-asset divorces, interstate and international custody disputes; real estate disputes including seller and broker misrepresentation, easements, landlord issues, boundary and title disputes; wrongful foreclosure litigation; construction industry matters including defect cases, mechanic’s lien and contract enforcement; and business torts including misappropriation of trade secrets.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Homeowners Association, Residential Real Estate
Employment Law
Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Intellectual Property
Insurance Defense
Additional Practice Area
  • Bankruptcy Advisory Litigation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Master Card, and American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainers range depending on the complexity of the case. The typical initial litigation retainer is $10,000.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 57885
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9th Circuit
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Empire College of Law
Juris Doctor (2006) | Editorial Board Member, Empire Law Review.
Honors: Graduated Cum Laude. Received California State Legislature Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award and Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility.
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University of San Francisco
B.S. in Applied Economics (2002)
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Carl Mackie Power & Ross LLP
100 B St.
Suite 400
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 526-4200
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed