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    Although about 95% of cases can be resolved without a trial, your right to a jury trial can be a powerful tool in the hands of a real trial lawyer. Just think: The legal system requires that every essential fact must be proven “beyond a reasonable doubt.” This is the same standard for any charge, ranging from DUI and minor drug possession offenses to murder. They must also thoroughly convince all twelve jurors, as verdicts must be unanimous.

    The underlying fact is that jury trials pose a tough challenge for the prosecution. This opens up many avenues for lawyers who know how to skillfully defend their clients at trial. Many lawyers, however, rarely fight their cases at trial, and the prosecutors know that. As a result, far too many lawyers are willing to settle for unfair plea agreements or reduced sentences in cases that could have been successfully defended at trial.

    Throughout his more than 18 years of legal practice, Mr. Dunn has fought more than 100 cases through jury trial and beyond, including successful appeals affirmed by the California Supreme Court. This hands on experience has allowed the firm to accumulate an extensive amount of knowledge in what works and what doesn’t at trial.

    Mr. Dunn’s solid reputation as a tough litigator who is willing to go to trial and fight aggressively and intelligently for his clients can also greatly benefit your case. He has a perfect 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating due to his dedication to excellence. Think of it from the prosecutor’s perspective: Who has more negotiating credibility, a lawyer who rarely goes to trial, or a lawyer who is not of afraid of fighting for his clients in court?


    The firm’s attorney, James Dunn, is highly trained and experienced in defending clients at trial. He actively participates in the Trial Lawyers College, a national trial lawyer training organization founded by Gerry Spence, revered as one of the greatest living trial lawyers in America. It was during his time at TLC that he developed the skills, knowledge and genuine passion for fighting for justice at court. Never straying from his down to earth approach to connecting with clients, Mr. Dunn has effectively used his training to sharpen his talents and connect to jurors and judges on the common ground of truth. When you need to find the truth in cases, you hold the key to victory, which is why you need an experienced trial lawyer on your side.


    The Law Office of James Dunn could have never achieved such a consistent record of success at trials without the unyielding level of commitment Mr. Dunn brings to each and every case. Unlike other lawyers and firms, Mr. Dunn understands how important genuine working relationships with clients can be and how they can make all the difference in all phases of a case, especially in trial proceedings.

    While too many attorneys tend to lose their clients in a haze of legalisms and often treat them as if they were merely numbers, the firm knows that this is simply not acceptable or helpful. The theory behind the firm’s approach is simple; in order to win for your clients in or outside of court, you have to care passionately about them. At The Law Office of James Dunn, the firm understands clients on a human level, which ultimately affords the energy, motivation and critical insight to defend them as best as possible.


    With so much at risk in criminal and DUI cases, you need to place your trust in a proven trial lawyer who knows how to win in any situation. As the firm understands what is riding on the successful outcome of your case, there will never be a lack of interest or effort throughout your entire experience with the firm. In addition, the firm makes it a point to always address whatever questions and concerns you may have.

    Highly experienced, successful and always willing to go the extra mile for clients, the Law Office of James Dunn can provide you with the personal attention you deserve and the skills and passion you need to be successful in your case.