Choosing an attorney is one of the most important decisions any person can make.
A professional lawyer who understands a client's needs and how those needs can be met using the legal system can have an enormous effect on the quality of the justice and quantity of the compensation a client receives.
I am James Bendell, and I am that kind of lawyer. I am a graduate of Rutgers Law School and have worked as a prosecutor, defense attorney, judge pro tem and court commissioner. I am also an experienced trial lawyer with more than three decades of trial experience.
For more than 16 years, I represented insurance companies in personal injury litigation, during which time I learned how insurance adjusters and insurance attorneys think about and evaluate cases.
Taken together, these experiences have enabled me to obtain quality results for my clients throughout northern Idaho, in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, business and real estate litigation, and other matters that require work in the courtroom.
I meticulously research every detail of a case as if it will go to trial, and in doing so, I am more effective in litigation and negotiations. During my career, I have helped improve the lives of hundreds of clients.
My Practice | Kootenai County Attorney for Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense
Retain my services, and I can help you resolve legal problems in these and other circumstances:
- Civil litigation: I assist businesses and individuals in resolving matters related to business litigation, business partnership and corporate shareholder disputes, securities and stock fraud litigation, probate and will contests, guardianships, trust litigation, boundary disputes, breaches of contract, earnest money disputes, eminent domain disputes, title disputes and liens.
- Personal injury: I seek justice and compensation for people who were injured through negligence in motor vehicle accidents, commercial truck accidents, accidents on others' property, nursing home abuse and neglect, or in cases of government liability. I have extensive experience assisting clients with serious injuries and representing survivors of loved ones in wrongful death lawsuits.
- Criminal defense: I defend individuals who have been accused of or charged with drunk driving, child abuse, vehicular homicide, violent crimes, domestic violence and property crimes.
Free Consultations | Coeur d'Alene Civil Litigation Attorney James Bendell
I am of counsel with the , in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. To discuss your circumstances and legal options in a free consultation with an experienced lawyer, contact me online or by calling 208-228-0191.