Justice. Compassion.
Millions Recovered.
James D. Rush
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  • Founder, 2005

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Novato, CA

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James D. (Jim) Rush is a Marin County native and graduate of San Marin High School, class of 1991. Mr. Rush received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He has acquired a broad and diverse base of legal knowledge from his associations with other law firms (Banning, Micklow, Bull & Lopez in San Francisco; Saveri & Saveri in San Francisco; The Law Offices of William L. Veen in San Francisco; and Palmer & Jones in Novato).

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • San Marin High School

    Representative Cases

    • Confidential v. Confidential, April 2016
    • O’Reilly v. Sturm, April 2016
    • Hansen v. Hernandez, April 2016
    • Aidyn G. v. City of Novato, April 2016
    • Confidential v. Confidential, March 2016
    • Kenny v. Hurley, March 2016
    • Fore v. Xiong, March 2016
    • Lynn v. South Novato Animal Hospital, February 2016
    • Diamond v. Biles, et al., February 2016
    • Donald v. Cramajo, February 2016
    • Gasper v. Marin Sanitary Services, January 2016
    • Hofmann v. Bowers, January 2016
    • Tupas v. Roylance, January 2016
    • Capra v. Roylance, January 2016
    • Ayala v. McAdams, December 2015
    • Peirano v. Larkspur Isle HOA, December 2015
    • Cameron, et al. v. Pure Limousine Services, Inc., December 2015
    • Craig v. Tafreshi, et al, November 2015
    • Fisher v. Pure Limousine Services, Inc., November 2015
    • Rickard v. Mad Max Hydroponics, November 2015
    • Walton v. Gerber, November 2015
    • Olivier v. Loshin, October 2015
    • Orleans v. Meridian Health Services, Inc., October 2015
    • Valentine v. Pharmaca, October 2015
    • Giragossian v. Perez, October 2015
    • White v. Produce Quetzal, October 2015
    • Conley v. Prosche, October 2015
    • Jordan v. Bertolozzi, October 2015
    • Palmer v. Marin Sanitary Service, Inc., September 2015
    • Stogner v. Beronio Lumber, September 2015
    • Confidential v. Benattar Marble & Granite, Inc., September 2015
    • Confidential v. Confidential, August 2015
    • Gonzales v. Garrett, August 2015
    • Pashilk v. Marin Sanitary Services, Inc., August 2015
    • Shedden v. State Farm Insurance, August 2015
    • Tieu v. Lau, July 2015
    • Klyse v. Wilson, July 2015
    • Nannery v. Olson, July 2015
    • Confidential v. Confidential, June 2015
    • Goldstein v. Angell, June 2015
    • Calvosa v. Martin, June 2015
    • Hagemann v. Strang, June 2015
    • Rice v. Softspace South, Inc., May 2015
    • Gash v. Estes, May 2015
    • Jordan v. Hextrum, April 2015
    • Jones/Jamerson v. Stassevitch, April 2015
    • Wade v. Building Care Systems, Inc., April 2015
    • Hall v. Galvin, March 2015
    • Crivello v. Ratto Group, March 2015
    • D’Onofrio v. Padilla, et al., March 2015
    • Collings v. Safeway, March 2015
    • Cook v. Wong, March 2015
    • Clancy v. Confidential, February 2015
    • Garcia v. Marinwood Community Services District, February 2015
    • Jones v. Community Action Marin, January 2015
    • Lyon v. Canas, January 2015
    • Davis v. Tobias, January 2015
    • McQueen v. Sutter Home Winery, December 2014
    • Ogilvie v. State Farm, December 2014
    • Wade v. Abe, December 2014
    • Confidential v. Confidential, November 2014
    • Confidential v. Confidential
    • Quiroz v. Rite Aid Corporation, November 2014
    • Guimont v. McBride, November 2014
    • Nye v. Chapdelaine, November 2014
    • Wachtel v. White, November 2014
    • Ogilvie v. Walker, October, 2014
    • McLane v. Steadfast Investment Properties, Inc., et al., October, 2014
    • Confidential v. Confidential, October, 2014
    • Murphy v. Diaz, October, 2014
    • Zollner v. Canas, October, 2014
    • Stewart v. Judge, September, 2014
    • Bignardi v. Aramark, September, 2014
    • Lococo v. Brown, September, 2014
    • Ghadiri v. Hansel Dealer Group, August 2014
    • Stewart v. Fischer, July, 2014
    • Magri v. Warren, July, 2014
    • Cox v. Reed, June 2014
    • Lewis v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., June 2014
    • Coverdale v. Rojas, June 2014
    • Lezcano v. Traveler’s Insurance, et al., May 2014
    • Manasa v. Newman, May 2014
    • Johnston v. Wallace, May 2014
    • Ochoa v. Nims, May 2014
    • Fishman/Whitten/Collins, May 2014
    • Espina v. Kentfield Rehab, et al., April 2014
    • Dalton v. Blakes Landing Farms, April 2014
    • Covillo, et al. v. Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery, Inc., March 2014
    • Confidential v. Confidential, February 2014
    • Zimmer v. UPS, et al., February 2014
    • Shuping v. North Bay Center, LLC, January 2014
    • Aragon v. Prince, January 2014
    • Dennis v. Bumgarner, December 2013
    • Covillo, et al. v. Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery, Inc., November 2013
    • Confidential v. Confidential, October 2013
    • Sullivan and Fujita v. City of San Rafael, et al., September 2013
    • O’Sullivan, et al. v. AMN Services, LLC, et al., August 2013
    • Confidential v. Confidential, July 2013
    • Azoubel v. Douglas, June 2013
    • St. Clair v. Moritz, June 2013
    • Johnson v. Jackson, June 2013
    • Confidential v. Confidential, May 2013
    • Confidential v. Confidential, April 2013
    • Zeuli v. Yu, March 2013
    • Kalinkina v. Bishop, February 2013
    • Zurcher v. Lichtenwalter, January 2013
    • Goldstone v. Ford Motor Company, December 2012
    • Valeros v. City of Brentwood, November 2012
    • Ferreya v. Maldonado Vineyard Management, November 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, October 2012
    • Merlo v. Peets Operating Company, Inc., September 2012
    • O’Sullivan v. Marin General Hospital, September 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, August 2012
    • Allen v. Trickle et al, August 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, July 2012
    • Gomez. v. Downtown Ignacio Tow, Inc., July 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, June 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, May 2012
    • Akers v. Cardoza, April 2012
    • Confidential v. Confidential, March 2012
    • Yantas v. Detar, February 2012
    • Johnson v. Mill Valley Lumber Company, January 2012
    • Pearce v. Petaluma Valley Hospital, January 2012
    • Jimenez v. Kortum, November 30, 2011
    • Confidential v. Confidential, August, 2011
    • Confidential v. Confidential, July, 2011
    • Confidential v. Confidential, June, 2011
    • Confidential v. Confidential, May, 2011
    • Jalo v. United States, January 2011
    • Confidential v. Confidential, August, 2010
    • Confidential v. Confidential, June, 2010
    • Ince. v. Barrera, March, 2010

    Honors and Awards

    • Recognized as a Rising Star in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury in Northern California by SuperLawyers, 2015
    • Lifetime Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Top Trial Lawyers in America
    • Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Top Trial Lawyers in America
    • Achieved the honor of obtaining the 85th highest personal injury verdict in the State of California for 2019 with the case of Fox v. Hodge in Marin County., Top 100 Jury Verdicts - CA Personal Injury 2019, TopVerdict.com, 2020
    • Achieved the honor of being named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's attorney in Northern California., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff - Northern California, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
    • AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney by the local judiciary and bar., AV Preeminent Judicial Edition, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • Achieved the honor of being named one of the top 100 "high stakes" litigators in Northern California., Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Northern California, America's Top 100, 2020
    • James D. Rush rated AV Preeminent again in 2019., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubbell, 2019 • in 2018, James Rush achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
    • In 2018, James Rush achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
    • 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction for California., 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction , American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2018
    • Awarded the highest rating of 10.0 by Avvo., Avvo 10.0 Top Attorney, www.avvo.com, 2017
    • 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction for California awarded by American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers., 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2017

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Marin County Bar Association, Member
    • Marin Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • Bar Association of San Francisco Lawyer Referral Panel (SF and Marin), Member
    • Keenan Trial Institute, Graduate
    • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's Attorneys, Northern California

    Past Employment Positions

    • Banning, Micklow, Bull & Lopez in San Francisco, Law Clerk, 2003
    • Saveri & Saveri in San Francisco
    • The Law Offices of William L. Veen in San Francisco, Law Clerk, 2004
    • Palmer & Jones in Novato