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James J. Hoover CFLS - San Jose, CA

1520 The Alameda Suite 200 San Jose, CA 95126

Updated: 01/10/2024

San Jose Family Law Lawyer


As a Certified Family Law Specialist, Mr. Hoover represents clients in all aspects of family law litigation, including but not limited to, domestic violence, child custody and visitation, property identification, characterization, valuation and division, spousal support, child support, breaches of fiduciary duties, reimbursement claims, dates of separation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and related matters...

About James J. Hoover CFLS

Practice Areas

  • Family Law


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner
  • Certified Family Law Specialist


  • English (Primary)


Bar Admissions

  • California, 2001

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, 2013

Other Affiliations

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Silicon Valley Capital Club
  • ProVisors


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    J.D - Summa Cum Laude - 2001
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: Ranked 4th in graduating class of 212 students
    Honors: “Top of the Class” CALI Awards in the following classes: Contracts, Torts, Commercial Transactions, Wills and Trusts, Dispute Resolution and Criminal Procedure
  • Santa Clara University, California
    Bachelor's Magna Cum Laude - 1998
    Major: Accounting
    Minor: Economics

Pro Bono Activities

  • Advisory Counsel, Women SV


Other Sources of Feedback About James J. Hoover

Included on the 2024 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James J. Hoover on Super Lawyers


  • Certified Family Law Specialist, 2013 as recognized by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization; 2013-present
  • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award; 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • The Expert Network, Best Child Custody Attorney Office – Santa Clara, - 2017
  • Three Best Rated, Best Family Law Attorney Office – San Jose, 2017 - 2018
  • Esteemed Lawyers of America, - 2017
  • Lawyers of Distinction, - 2017
  • 10 Best Attorneys - American Institution of Family Law Attorneys, - 2017
  • Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, - 2017
  • Client Champion Silver - Martindale-Hubbell®; 2021, 2022
  • Northern California Super Lawyers - FindLaw - Thomson Reuters, 2021, 2022, and 2023


Office Information


1520 The Alameda Suite 200 San Jose, CA 95126


  • 408-947-7603 (Fax)

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm M-F

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