Attorney Jim Filippi is the founder and principal attorney for the Filippi Law Firm. He is a native of Northern California where he was born and raised.
Jim has an extensive educational background, graduating with the following degrees:
- Juris Doctor (JD) from Northwestern California University School of Law
- Bachelor of Science in Law from Northwestern California University School of Law
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Coast University
- Associates of Science in Administration of Justice from Diablo Valley College
- Certificate in Law Enforcement from Napa Valley College
Jim is also a professor of law at Northwestern California University School of Law from where he graduated. He currently teaches second year law students on the intricacies of criminal procedure and first year law students on the fundamentals of legal writing, all helping shape the next generation of attorneys.
Before attending law school, Jim was a real estate agent and mortgage loan originator who spent time educating clients and planning their finances for real estate purchases. Prior to that, Jim retired as a police officer after serving as a crime scene investigator, hostage negotiator and a member of the mobile field force.
Later, while in law school, Jim worked as a law clerk in a criminal defense law firm where he worked closely with an extremely experienced criminal defense attorney who conferred many of the unteachable skills that come only after over three decades of experience.
Jim has the education, training and experience necessary to professionally represent your legal matters in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Administration, Bankruptcy & Debt Management and Criminal Defense.
Jim is happily married to his wife Courtney and is a proud father to 3 amazing children. He has served as an Honorary Commander with the 60th Aerial Port Squadron at Travis Air Force Base and as a Law Enforcement Liaison with Northern California Concerns of Police Survivors.