James R. McDaniels

James R. McDaniels


Primary Office: Irvine, CA
Phone: 949-864-3400

Mr. McDaniels was born in Texas and relocated several times before settling in California in 2011.

Mr. McDaniels earned his B.A. in Psychology from Cal State San Bernardino and received his law degree from Chapman University School of Law. Prior to receiving his law degree, Mr. McDaniels clerked at Koeller, Nebeker, Carlson & Haluck, LLP during each of his summer breaks.

In his spare time, Mr. McDaniels enjoys racing motocross, snowboarding, shooting, downhill mountain biking, wakesurfing, and music production and live performance.


  • California State University San Bernardino, 2016 - B.A., Psychology
  • Chapman University School of Law, 2019 - J.D.

States Licensed to Practice:

  • State Bar of California

Professional Associations:

  • Orange County Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • General Legal Defense
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation