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James D. Daily, Esq.


James D. Daily, Esq.


James Daily, Esq. has the innate quality of personal integrity. Practicing law for 27 years, sifting facts, reading people and knowing the truth, how to present that truth and how to encourage others to find in themselves the qualities of courage, faith and perseverance bring a dimension of representation to clients that few can match. Jim is a Rolodex of contacts, a fierce competitor and yet remains true to his Midwestern values.  Mr. Daily is the founding of The Daily Law Group. Mr. Daily came to California in 1987 and established a highly successful litigation practice. At age 24 he was practicing law and by 31 had achieved a $34 million dollar settlement in litigation. Admitted to State Bar of California, 1990; State Bar of Wisconsin, 1991.

Areas of Practice

Experienced and versatile Mr. Daily and his firm, The Daily Law Group, focus their litigation practice on matters of fiduciary abuse. Their success is entirely due to the insight gained from continued and vast experience in Global markets, Business strategy, contract negotiation, litigation, private offerings, business formation, trusts and estates and fiduciary responsibility.

  • Fiduciary & Trust Administration Litigation
  • Civil, Probate, Business, Complex Litigation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Captive Insurance
  • Escrow for Exotic Asset Transactions
  • Business Litigation
  • Partnership & Corporate Dissolutions
  • Life Settlement Fraud
  • Crisis Management
  • Venture Capital & Entrepreneurial Financing
  • International Deal Structuring/Asset-Based Securities

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1990
  • Wisconsin, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1990


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. – December, 1989
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Wisconsin
    • B.S. – 1987

Honors and Awards

 Personal Injury Attorney of the Year – Consumer Business Review, 1997

  • Best Attorneys in the County – Orange Coast Magazine Issue, 1998
  • Best Attorneys in the County – Orange Coast Magazine Issue, 2000
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2001
  • Personal Injury Attorney of the Year – Consumer Business Review, 2000
  • Attorney of the Year, Consumer Business Review, 1998
  • Super Lawyer, Politics And Law Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, 2006 – 2011