James Andrew Hinds, Jr.

Managing Partner
jhinds@jhindslaw.com
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Education

University of California at Berkeley; Dartmouth College, A.B., 1973, Harvard University, J.D., 1976

Membership

Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Bankruptcy Section, 1997-1999).

Admissions

1976, California; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Fourth Circuits

Biography

James Andrew Hinds, Jr. is a Harvard Law School graduate with more than 30 years of civil litigation experience, focused particularly in the areas of business and commercial transactions.

A native of Berkeley, California, he received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley and Dartmouth College. Mr. Hinds served as Book Review Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation from 1975 to 1976 and as a Staff Member of the Harvard Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review from 1975 to 1976.

Mr. Hinds was admitted to the California bar in 1976 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth and Ninth Circuits and each of the District Courts in the State.

A frequent author and lecturer, he is co-author of “Buying Hotel Properties in Bankruptcy: Goldmine or Trap for the Unwary,” 3 Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, 627, 1944; author of “To Right Mass Wrongs: A Federal Consumer Class Action Act,” 13 Harvard Journal on Legislation 776, 1976. His speaking engagements include: the 4th Annual Real Property Retreat, Real Property Law Section of The California State Bar, 1995; The Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, 1990; The Group Health Association of America, Group Health Institute, 1989; California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Annual Meeting, 1987; Century City Bar Association, 1983; National Business Institute various topics in 2004 and 2005.

He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, served as a member of the board of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers from 1986 to 1988, and as President (1989-1995) and Treasurer (1986-1988) of the Harvard Law School Association of Southern California.


Book Review Editor, Harvard Journal on Legislation, 1975-1976. Staff Member, Harvard Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review, 1975-1976. Co-author: “Buying Hotel Properties in Bankruptcy: Goldmine or Trap for the Unwary,” 3 Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, 627, 1944. Author: “To Right Mass Wrongs: A Federal Consumer Class Action Act,” 13 Harvard Journal on Legislation 776, 1976. Lecturer: 14th Annual Real Property Retreat, Real Property Law Section of The California State Bar, 1995; The Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, 1990; The Group Health Association of America, Group Health Institute, 1989; California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Annual Meeting, 1987; Century City Bar Association, 1983; National Business Institute various topics in 2004 and 2005. Member of Board, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 1986-1988. President, 1989-1995 and Treasurer, 1986-1988, Harvard Law School Association of Southern California.