James M. O’Neil

Email: joneil@oarllp.com

Practice Areas
Real Estate Law
Landlord/Tenant
Estate Planning
Civil Litigation

Education
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law

While in law school, James served as an extern for the Honorable A. James Robertson II in the civil division of San Francisco Superior Court. James was a member of the University of San Francisco Law Review and served as the Technical Editor for the University of San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Bulletin. As an advocate on USF’s Advanced Moot Court Teams, James won Second Place Oralist at the West Coast, Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition and argued on the ABA Labor and Employment Trial Team.

B.A., Oberlin College, Politics, English

Honors & Awards
CALI Award for Excellence in Secured Real Estate Transactions
Recipient, 2nd Place Oralist, West Coast, Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition
Arthur C. Zief, Jr. Scholarship

Activities
Member of the AIDS Legal Referral Panel
Member of the American Bar association
Member of the California State Bar Association
Member of the San Francisco Bar Association
Member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
Panel Attorney for Caldwell Legal
Panel Attorney for ARAG

Publications
Comment, The Impact of VoIP Technology on Fourth Amendment Protections Against Electronic Surveillance, 12 U.S.F. Intell. Prop. L. Bull. 35 (2007).
Recent Case, Leapfrog Enterprises, Inc. v. Fisher-Price, Inc., 485 F.3d 1157 (2007),12 U.S.F. Intell. Prop. L. Bull. 99 (2007).