150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

James A. Hennenhoefer

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James A. Hennenhoefer, A.P.C.

Contact Information

Office
Ste. 200
316 S. Melrose Dr.
Vista CA 92081-6618
Work (760) 941-2260
Fax (760) 945-1805


Practice State

California

Introduction

JAMES A. HENNENHOEFER, Certified Family Law Specialist, is a Fellow and past National President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer, a Certified Matrimonial Law Mediator and Arbitrator, an expert witness in Family Law matters, and also a Judge Pro Tempore in the San Diego County Superior Courts. Mr. Hennenhoefer has been recognized by Worth Magazine as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in the U.S.A. in all Legal Disciplines. He was named by San Diego Magazine as one of the top 25 Attorneys in San Diego. He has been continuously listed in Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers since the inception of each organization. Mr. Hennenhoefer is an expert in ESI related issues. He has lectured on all areas of Family Law, ESI, E-Discovery and Electronic Evidence throughout California and the United States. He is a recent graduate of the National ESI Academy and is available for consultation regarding any aspect of ESI, from the ESI Hold Letter through Authentication and Admissibility of Electronic Evidence at trial.

Emphasis

Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation

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Counties

  • San Diego, California

Education

1959-1963, University of Missouri, B.A. 1966-1970, Western States University, J.D.

Legal Organizations

California State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, Executive Committee, 1994-95, Family Law Education Chair, 1991-93, Chairman, Council of Section Chairs, 1996-97; American Bar Association, Chairman, Section of Family Law, Chairman, Public Relations Committee, 1993-94; San Diego County Bar Association, Director, 1984-87; American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Diplomat; International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Governors, 1995-present; Counsel, 1998, USA Chapter Board of Managers, 1996-present.

Awards

HONORS/PROFESSIONAL MANAGERIAL POSITIONS: ● Selected: “The Best Lawyers in America” (1990-to date) San Diego Magazine “Top Lawyers”” (2006-to date) San Diego Magazine "Best Lawyers" (2005-to date) San Diego Magazine “Super Lawyers” (2008-to date) Worth Magazine "Top 100 Attorneys" (2005-to date) Norby Judiciary Award, San Diego County: Attorney of the Year(1999) American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Family Law Person of the Year 1998 ● American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Officer, Secretary (1997-1999), Vice President (1999-2005), 1st Vice-President (2006), President Elect (2007), President (2007-2008) ● American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Chair Marketing/PR Committee (1991-1998) ● Diplomate: American College of Family Trial Lawyers ● American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fdn. (1995-2005), Treasurer (1999-2002), President (2003- 2005) ● Governor, USA, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1993-) ● President Southern California Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1993) ● Education Chair Family Law-California State Bar (1993) ● Chair, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (1994-1995) ● Chair, Council of Section Chairs, State Bar of California (1996-1997) ● Chair, ABA Family Section: Marketing/PR (1993-1994) ● Chair, San Diego County Bar Association, Certified Family Law Specialists (1977-1998) ● Counsel, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1998-), USA Governor: (1995- ) ● Master, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Chapter, American Inns of Court Foundation (1997-2002) ● Trustee, San Diego County Law Library Foundation (1999-2003) ● Family Law Advisor: Judicial Council ● Expert Witness: Family Law, California Superior Court

CLE Presentations

California State Bar Annual Continuing Legal Education Seminars: "Development in Family Law", 1985-; Southern California AAML Institute, Dean, 1993 and 2003; Numerous and frequent CLE presentations for AAML, California State Bar, California Family Law Certified Specialist, and many other organizations within California and nationally for the past 36 years.

AAML National

President, 2007-2008. President-Elect, 2006-2007, First Vice President 2006, Secretary, 1997-1999, Chairman, Marketing Committee, 1990-1998; Chairman, Elder Law, 1998-1999; AAML Foundation, President 2004-2005.

AAML Chapter

Southern California Chapter, President, 1993-94.

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