James D. Rush

Rush Injury Law
Rush Injury Law
10 Commercial Blvd, Ste 206, Novato, CA 94949 United States
NovatoCA 94949
(415) 897-4801
Website

Founder, 2005


James D. (Jim) Rush is a Marin County native and graduate of San Marin High School, class of 1991. Mr. Rush received his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He has acquired a broad and diverse base of legal knowledge from his associations with other law firms (Banning, Micklow, Bull & Lopez in San Francisco; Saveri & Saveri in San Francisco; The Law Offices of William L. Veen in San Francisco; and Palmer & Jones in Novato).


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Personal Injury

Car Accidents

Slip and Fall Accidents

Wrongful Death


BAR ADMISSIONS

California


EDUCATION

University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California

J.D.

San Marin High School


REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Weissenberg v. Carquinez Women's Club, 2020

Angeles v. Gramajo, 2020

Murray v. Meek, 2020

Cantagallo v. Doble, 2020

Bostjancic v. Smith, 2020

Christiansen v. DeGabrielle, 2020

Booth v. Zerah, 2020

Cifuentes v. Fournier, 2020

Dullea v. Dullea, 2019

Grant v. Ko, 2019

Sapone v. Confidential, 2019

Whiteman v. Wilson, 2019

Sullivan v. Wylie, 2019

Hernandez v. King, et al, 2019

Mathews, et al. v CSAA, et al, 2019

Hodge v. Fox, 2019

Given v. Bush-Lopez, 2018

Davis v. Harris, 2018

Rhoades v. Erlandson, 2018

Confidential v. Sarver, 2018

Teixeira v. Bedrick, et al 2018

Confidential v. Confidential, 2018

McPherson v. Nita, 2018

Minnery v. Cal-Star Gymnastics, et al, 2018

Confidential v. Confidential, 2017

Matthews v. CSAA. 2017

Burchfield v. Belhumeur, 2017

Vicente v. Christie, 2017

Madru v. Whittington, et al, 2017

Lee v. Wang, 2017

Day v. Wind Mill Circle Homeowners’ Association, et al, 2017

Confidential v. Confidential, April 2016

O’Reilly v. Sturm, April 2016

Hansen v. Hernandez, April 2016

Aidyn G. v. City of Novato, April 2016

Confidential v. Confidential, March 2016

Kenny v. Hurley, March 2016

Fore v. Xiong, March 2016

Lynn v. South Novato Animal Hospital, February 2016

Diamond v. Biles, et al., February 2016

Donald v. Cramajo, February 2016

Gasper v. Marin Sanitary Services, January 2016

Hofmann v. Bowers, January 2016

Tupas v. Roylance, January 2016

Capra v. Roylance, January 2016

Ayala v. McAdams, December 2015

Peirano v. Larkspur Isle HOA, December 2015

Cameron, et al. v. Pure Limousine Services, Inc., December 2015

Craig v. Tafreshi, et al, November 2015

Fisher v. Pure Limousine Services, Inc., November 2015

Rickard v. Mad Max Hydroponics, November 2015

Walton v. Gerber, November 2015

Olivier v. Loshin, October 2015

Orleans v. Meridian Health Services, Inc., October 2015

Valentine v. Pharmaca, October 2015

Giragossian v. Perez, October 2015

White v. Produce Quetzal, October 2015

Conley v. Prosche, October 2015

Jordan v. Bertolozzi, October 2015

Palmer v. Marin Sanitary Service, Inc., September 2015

Stogner v. Beronio Lumber, September 2015

Confidential v. Benattar Marble & Granite, Inc., September 2015

Confidential v. Confidential, August 2015

Gonzales v. Garrett, August 2015

Pashilk v. Marin Sanitary Services, Inc., August 2015

Shedden v. State Farm Insurance, August 2015

Tieu v. Lau, July 2015

Klyse v. Wilson, July 2015

Nannery v. Olson, July 2015

Confidential v. Confidential, June 2015

Goldstein v. Angell, June 2015

Calvosa v. Martin, June 2015

Hagemann v. Strang, June 2015

Rice v. Softspace South, Inc., May 2015

Gash v. Estes, May 2015

Jordan v. Hextrum, April 2015

Jones/Jamerson v. Stassevitch, April 2015

Wade v. Building Care Systems, Inc., April 2015

Hall v. Galvin, March 2015

Crivello v. Ratto Group, March 2015

D’Onofrio v. Padilla, et al., March 2015

Collings v. Safeway, March 2015

Cook v. Wong, March 2015

Clancy v. Confidential, February 2015

Garcia v. Marinwood Community Services District, February 2015

Jones v. Community Action Marin, January 2015

Lyon v. Canas, January 2015

Davis v. Tobias, January 2015

McQueen v. Sutter Home Winery, December 2014

Ogilvie v. State Farm, December 2014

Wade v. Abe, December 2014

Confidential v. Confidential, November 2014

Confidential v. Confidential

Quiroz v. Rite Aid Corporation, November 2014

Guimont v. McBride, November 2014

Nye v. Chapdelaine, November 2014

Wachtel v. White, November 2014

Ogilvie v. Walker, October, 2014

McLane v. Steadfast Investment Properties, Inc., et al., October, 2014

Confidential v. Confidential, October, 2014

Murphy v. Diaz, October, 2014

Zollner v. Canas, October, 2014

Stewart v. Judge, September, 2014

Bignardi v. Aramark, September, 2014

Lococo v. Brown, September, 2014

Ghadiri v. Hansel Dealer Group, August 2014

Stewart v. Fischer, July, 2014

Magri v. Warren, July, 2014

Cox v. Reed, June 2014

Lewis v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., June 2014

Coverdale v. Rojas, June 2014

Lezcano v. Traveler’s Insurance, et al., May 2014

Manasa v. Newman, May 2014

Johnston v. Wallace, May 2014

Ochoa v. Nims, May 2014

Fishman/Whitten/Collins, May 2014

Espina v. Kentfield Rehab, et al., April 2014

Dalton v. Blakes Landing Farms, April 2014

Covillo, et al. v. Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery, Inc., March 2014

Confidential v. Confidential, February 2014

Zimmer v. UPS, et al., February 2014

Shuping v. North Bay Center, LLC, January 2014

Aragon v. Prince, January 2014

Dennis v. Bumgarner, December 2013

Covillo, et al. v. Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery, Inc., November 2013

Confidential v. Confidential, October 2013

Sullivan and Fujita v. City of San Rafael, et al., September 2013

O’Sullivan, et al. v. AMN Services, LLC, et al., August 2013

Confidential v. Confidential, July 2013

Azoubel v. Douglas, June 2013

St. Clair v. Moritz, June 2013

Johnson v. Jackson, June 2013

Confidential v. Confidential, May 2013

Confidential v. Confidential, April 2013

Zeuli v. Yu, March 2013

Kalinkina v. Bishop, February 2013

Zurcher v. Lichtenwalter, January 2013

Goldstone v. Ford Motor Company, December 2012

Valeros v. City of Brentwood, November 2012

Ferreya v. Maldonado Vineyard Management, November 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, October 2012

Merlo v. Peets Operating Company, Inc., September 2012

O’Sullivan v. Marin General Hospital, September 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, August 2012

Allen v. Trickle et al, August 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, July 2012

Gomez. v. Downtown Ignacio Tow, Inc., July 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, June 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, May 2012

Akers v. Cardoza, April 2012

Confidential v. Confidential, March 2012

Yantas v. Detar, February 2012

Johnson v. Mill Valley Lumber Company, January 2012

Pearce v. Petaluma Valley Hospital, January 2012

Jimenez v. Kortum, November 30, 2011

Confidential v. Confidential, August, 2011

Confidential v. Confidential, July, 2011

Confidential v. Confidential, June, 2011

Confidential v. Confidential, May, 2011

Jalo v. United States, January 2011

Confidential v. Confidential, August, 2010

Confidential v. Confidential, June, 2010

Ince. v. Barrera, March, 2010


HONORS AND AWARDS

Recognized as a Rising Star in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury in Northern California by SuperLawyers, 2015

Lifetime Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Top Trial Lawyers in America

Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Top Trial Lawyers in America

Achieved the honor of obtaining the 85th highest personal injury verdict in the State of California for 2019 with the case of Fox v. Hodge in Marin County., Top 100 Jury Verdicts - CA Personal Injury 2019, TopVerdict.com, 2020

Achieved the honor of being named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's attorney in Northern California., Top 100 - Civil Plaintiff - Northern California, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020

AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney by the local judiciary and bar., AV Preeminent Judicial Edition, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020

Achieved the honor of being named one of the top 100 "high stakes" litigators in Northern California., Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Northern California, America's Top 100, 2020

James D. Rush rated AV Preeminent again in 2019., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubbell, 2019 • in 2018, James Rush achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018

In 2018, James Rush achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability., AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018

10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction for California., 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction , American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2018

Awarded the highest rating of 10.0 by Avvo., Avvo 10.0 Top Attorney, www.avvo.com, 2017

10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction for California awarded by American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers., 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2017


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Marin County Bar Association, Member

Marin Trial Lawyers Association, Member

San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Bar Association of San Francisco Lawyer Referral Panel (SF and Marin), Member

Keenan Trial Institute, Graduate

The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's Attorneys, Northern California

Sonoma County Bar Association


PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

Banning, Micklow, Bull & Lopez in San Francisco, Law Clerk, 2003

Saveri & Saveri in San Francisco

The Law Offices of William L. Veen in San Francisco, Law Clerk, 2004

Palmer & Jones in Novato


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