James McBrearty

Associate  |   Fresno/Central Valley

Practice Group

Jim is a senior attorney in the Fresno office. His experience includes handling all aspects of insurance defense litigation involving motor vehicle cases, product liability, nuisance, and breach of contract suits. He has also successfully represented local police departments in police brutality and defamation cases. His practice also includes personal injury matters and insurance coverage cases, as well as wrongful death cases. Jim has argued cases before the Ninth Circuit and the Fifth District Court of Appeals. Some of Jim’s clients have included the California Teacher’s Association, Farmer’s Insurance and ex Los Angeles Laker’s owner, Jerry Buss.

Jim is a native of Pennsylvania and an avid sports fan.

  • San Joaquin College of Law, J.D.
  • St. Joseph College, B.A.
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit