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James M. BulthuisAssociate

Professional Experience

James’s practice is devoted to civil litigation, including consumer protection, breach of contract, fraud, construction defect, personal injury, wrongful death, and business disputes. James takes a pragmatic approach to meet client needs, whether that be through an early resolution or prevailing at trial. James has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, which offers insight to advise his clients on the likelihood of achieving their goals. He has taken cases to jury trials, arbitrations, and resolved scores of disputes at mediation.

Professional and Community Involvement

Washington State Bar Association

Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer


J.D., magna cum laude, Willamette University School of Law

  • Editor, Willamette Law Review

B.A., cum laude, Willamette University, economics major


Washington State Bar

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

U.S. Supreme Court