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Jim Filippi

Principal Attorney

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 adjunct professor of law at Northwestern California University School of Law from where he graduated.  He currently teaches a multitude of courses at all levels of law school, all helping shape the next generation of attorneys.  

Before attending law school, Jim was a real estate broker 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.

Jim has the education, training and experience necessary to professionally represent your legal matters in the areas of Estate Planning, and Probate & Trust Administration.

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.

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  • S.M. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I needed an attorney to help me with legally changing my middle name to my maiden name.  I am so VERY thankful that I used Jim at the Filippi Law Firm. He was very professional and extremely knowledgeable.  While at court, several people went before me to do the same process and their cases all w...
  • R.K. Recommends Jim Filippi

    My husband and I needed updating of our will. It had been drawn up many years ago. We found Jim with Filippi Law Firm, and based on his consistent excellent reviews, we called to set up a consultation. It was the best choice we could have made.We originally thought the process was going to be dif...
  • K.W. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I was looking for someone to help me with my living trust and all it's various components. It was partly because of their close proximity that I chose the Filippi Law Firm, but I am very happy I did. Jim is a very down to earth and personable person which put me at ease right away. But make no mi...
  • S.M. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I needed a local attorney to help me restate my living trust. Jim reviewed my exist trust and pointed out the deficiencies. he completely restate my trust/will/power of attorney and healthcare directive and thoroughly explained the legal ramifications of the language in simple terms. He provided ...
  • M.H. Recommends Jim Filippi

    My husband and I needed to have a Trust prepared and didn't even know where to begin. Jim not only took the time to explain everything to us on a level that we could understand but he was so flexible to work with us and our crazy work schedules on top of managing two little kiddos. A lot of what ...
  • C.L. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I needed a Living Trust for my home, a will, an Advanced Health Care Directive. etc. Jim was extremely knowledgeable, explaining everything very carefully in and detail.  Jim also explained that he will be available to answer any additional questions as needed, his goal is to build relationships ...
  • R.L. Recommends Jim Filippi

    We were needing to update to our 25 year old trust. We Chose Jim based on the reviews on Yelp, after talking with him on the phone we decided to go in for a consultation. We had a couple of difficult emotional decisions we needed to sort through. Jim listened attentively, helped us navigate our r...
  • S.M. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I had been looking for an attorney for a long time to help with the resolution of a couple of liens and found Jim through Next Door.  Because of COVID-19 we were not able to meet in person and did a video chat instead.  Right off I had a very comfortable feeling talking to him and was thrilled th...
  • B.L. Recommends Jim Filippi

    Jim is a very knowledgeable and responsive guy, and very helpful with any thing Estate Planning. Highly recommend.
  • S.T. Recommends Jim Filippi

    Jim and Courtney were fantastic to work with. Jim guided us through the entire process and always answered our questions with a thorough explanation. We never had any trouble reaching them as they were always available through the entire process. I would highly recommend them for any legal relate...
  • B.G. Recommends Jim Filippi

    I went to the Filippi Law Firm to update my Trust. Jim Filippi exceeded my expectations. He is knowledgeable, thorough, kind, professional and explained in clear language what everything meant. His assistant, Courtney, is friendly and professional, too. They are both very responsive to all my que...
  • B.G. Recommends Jim Filippi

    Filippi Law Firm did an excellent job for me. They were very professional and completed what I needed in a timely manner. They really care for their clients and were always available if I had any additional questions. I was very pleased with their work. I highly recommend them to friends and family.
  • S.R. Recommends Jim Filippi

    All services were performed in a professional and timely manor. I would highly recommend Filippi Law Firm to anyone looking for an attorney who cares about his clients. Their office is every warm and friendly.
  • J.M. Recommends Jim Filippi

    Jim is not your average attorney. He does not talk down to his clients and he treats them with respect!
  • R.M. Recommends Jim Filippi

    Absolutely one of the most honest people in the industry in our local area if you want professional opinion on your situation this is your guy to go to, there's a lot of people that are willing to take your money keep pulling you along for the ride to add on more fees, but with Jim he's actually ...

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