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James Wellman

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James Wellman is a seasoned civil litigation and trial attorney in California with extensive experience in the field of family law. Following his illustrious accomplishments as a successful California lawyer, Mr. Wellman has joined the pre-eminent Orange County law firm Moshtael Family Law, led by renowned attorney Navid Moshtael.

Experience & Achievements

Mr. Wellman’s experience includes a reported appellate decision and he has personally argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was associated with the Los Angeles office of the national law firm of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman, and Dicker as well as the prestigious Los Angeles law firm of Musick, Peeler, and Garrett. Before he joined Moshtael Family Law, for several years Mr. Wellman had been managing an independent local litigation law firm with an emphasis in family law. Mr. Wellman is a member of the State Bar of California and the United States Central and Northern Districts.

Focus on Divorce & Family Law

At Moshtael Family Law in Orange County, Mr. Wellman is a part of an experienced team of attorneys with an exclusive focus on divorce and family law. The firm serves clients from Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, and San Diego. Mr. Wellman is proud to be a part of this firm, which is driven by the core values of compassion and empathy for clients. He believes in meticulous preparation for every case, backed by the skill, knowledge, and half a century of combined experience of its attorneys.

Focus Areas


  • Advanced training and certification in trial law – The National Institute of Trial
  • Juris Doctorate – Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Undergraduate Degree – The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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