WPoindexterJames W. Poindexter

Mr. Poindexter joined Poindexter & Doutr� in 1994, and was formerly a partner with the law firm of Cooper, White & Cooper. He is a member of the firm. He received his B.A. (cum laude) from Yale University in 1975 and J.D. from the University of California at Davis in 1980. He engages in civil litigation in state and federal courts. He is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the real estate section of the State Bar of California.

Mr. Poindexter specializes in the areas of real estate and construction. He advises clients on real estate transactions and disputes. He represents building owners, developers and property managers on a wide range of real estate disputes, particularly claims relating to office and retail lease obligations, maintenance and repair of premises, accessibility, payment of rent and operating expenses, broker commissions, and premises liability. In addition, he represents clients in a variety of commercial construction disputes, including representation of owners, contractors, material suppliers, and sureties in claims arising from construction defects, breach of contract, and enforcement of mechanic’s liens.

Mr. Poindexter has extensive experience in the area of consumer credit reporting and related disputes, particularly claims arising out of the federal and state fair credit reporting laws. He has also represented firm clients in probate and estate planning matters, particularly disputes arising from testamentary gifts to charities.