James C. Packer


James Packer is a partner in the San Bernardino office and a member of the Public Agency & Municipal Law Practice. Mr. Packer’s practice focuses on government tort liability including the defense of police officers and police departments, product liability, general liability, both governmental and private.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California




  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel 
  • American Bar Association 
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association 
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • San Bernardino County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America® 2023 — Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, 2021


California Western University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1977

University of California at Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Arts, 1973

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