James Finete


Santa Clara University, School of Law, Santa Clara, California - Juris Doctorate
University of San Diego, San Diego, California - Bachelor of Arts in English, with Sociology Minor

Previous Employment:

Sole Practitioner, Law Offices of James P. Finete - San Diego
California Hearing Representative, East Side Workers’ Compensation Clinic - Santa Clara

Professional Affiliations:

California State Bar, Federal Bar of the United States District Court for the Central, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association

He has served as a Judge Pro Tem at the Santa Ana Appeals Board, and is a certified arbitrator with the Division of Workers' Compensation.

In 1998 he was certified as a Public Interest Law Scholar.

He is a recipient of a San Diego Press Club Foundation, Excellence in Journalism Award.

Major employers such as General Motors, Aerotek, and AON entrust Mr. Finete with their defense. 


Workers’ Compensation, Serious and Willful Misconduct, Labor Code Section 132a Discrimination, Arbitrator, Appellate and Subrogation

James Finete