Martindale Awards

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AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Client Client Champion

Client Champion Silver is awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 3 reviews, with an average score of 4.0 or higher.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.3/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

Reviews (21)

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5.0/5.0

Mr.Ventura was easy to work with, and knowledgeable. He was reassuring at each stage of the process

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Client 2021/03/07

5.0/5.0

Working with Jim was a good experience. He was positive and very good at explaining the situation and the possible outcomes. He would tell some relatable stories that helps a person feel better, and also reminds...

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Client 2020/10/06

5.0/5.0

Working with Jim was a good experience. He was positive and very good at explaining the situation and the possible outcomes. He would tell some relatable stories that helps a person feel better, and also reminds...

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Client 2020/10/06

5.0/5.0

Had to hire Mr. Ventura remotely as my case was in Minnesota and I reside in California. We communicated via phone, email, text and Zoom. He was very knowledgable, compassionate, organized and good at explaining...

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Client 2020/09/30

5.0/5.0

Thank God I had James to take me through the process. He did a great job and I doubt anybody else could do better than James. There are many lawyers out there, fortunately I had someone on my side that is in the...

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Client 2019/11/06

5.0/5.0

Jim and Chelsey (Jim's assistant) were a life saversfor me! I drove myself to a police station after having some wine (I know, I know)........and was charged with a DWI (4th in a lifetime). I thought I was going...

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Client 2019/10/23

5.0/5.0

When you hire Jim, you rest assured you’re on good hands. I had total confidence in him. He was extremely knowledgeable on DWI enforcement and law. He was always willing to answer any questions I had at any hour....

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Client 2019/08/28

5.0/5.0

Unfortunately when it comes to hiring a lawyer there are many out there that don't take your situation seriously, its only a job and a pay check to them IMO. In my situation I had false charges brought against me...

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Client 2018/06/27

5.0/5.0

I recently worked with Jim on a DUI and forfeiture case. Jim was very helpful in walking us through the process and explaining our options. He helped us feel comfortable in a tough situation. Although, there...

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Client 2018/04/30

5.0/5.0

I appreciate Mr. Ventura representing me. He was knowledgeable and explained each part of the process in my case very well. I would recommend his services to others.

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Client 2018/02/11

5.0/5.0

James did an excellent job representing me for a DWI offense. I highly recommend his services.

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Client 2017/10/31

5.0/5.0

I am a recent client of James Ventura and am very knowledgeable about the practice of law. what do you get with a great lawyer? You get: superior knowledge of the law a deep understanding of how the process...

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Client 2017/04/29

5.0/5.0

Mr. Ventura has represented myself and more than one of my family members over the last 20 years. He has always gotten right back to us. He has protected our rights and we have been completely satisfied in every...

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Client 2017/04/27

5.0/5.0

Mr. Ventura is an excellent lawyer. A 5 out of 5 star review. I am extremely satisfied with the results of my case. I sincerely appreciate James's concern for me as an individual and his quick wits and ability to...

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Client 2016/11/17

5.0/5.0

The representation I received from James M. Ventura was inspiring and competent on every level. He was precise in understanding the charges in a difficult case. Early on, he clearly and confidently communicated...

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Client 2016/06/19

5.0/5.0

No description provided

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Associate 2012/04/04

5.0/5.0

No description provided

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Partner 2012/04/04

5.0/5.0

Makes you feel like you are his only client. Works very hard for his money.

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Client 2010/07/14

3.5/5.0

Somewhat condescending.

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Client 2010/12/03

1.0/5.0

No description provided

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Partner 2012/04/22

1.0/5.0

No description provided

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Partner 2012/04/22