James R. Ling


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Practice Areas:

  • Business Law 50%
  • Real Estate 25%
  • Cannabis-Related Law 25%


James Ling focuses his practice on a broad spectrum of commercial litigation business litigation and transactions, real estate lit1gat1on and transac tions, and cannabis-related law He has extensive experience in a!I phases of litigation, including trials, and has litigated frequently 1n both state and federal courts

James helps corporate and 1nd1vidual clients resolve their complex business disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible He 1s skilled m the development of cost-effective litigation strategies, utilizing targeted pre-trial discovery and, when appropriate, law and motion and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) James also has an extensive track record for recovering f111anc1al debts on behalf of businesses.


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Major: Political Science & Legal Studies

Bar Admission

  • California, 2014


  • Super Lawyers. Rising Star
  • Roger J. Traynor Honor Society
  • Bernard E. Witkin Awards

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Equaltzatton: Tax Appeals Assistance Program, 2011 to 2012
  • Employment & Record Expungement Clinic, 2012 to 2013


  • English
  • Spanish

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Lambda Phi
  • Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Attorney, 2014 to Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Attorney, 2019 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney - Owner