James Haskins assists clients successfully navigate some of the most challenging and tumultuous times of their lives. “Jim,” as he is affectionately known by past and present clients alike, focuses on client’s needs and objectives in the areas of divorce and custody, criminal defense, and civil litigation. Prior to being licensed in Utah in 1980, Jim was licensed to practice in California where he graduated from Southwestern Law School in 1978.
For over 33 years, Jim has been a trusted advocate and counselor to his clients he now considers family. As a skilled attorney, he has tried countless cases to juries and the courts alike. During his litigation career, Jim has tried and appealed a number of cases that have gone on to break new ground and change the status quo. Establishing himself as a proven appellate attorney, Jim has challenged the law in the areas of divorce, custody, alimony, and property rights.
As a seasoned litigation attorney, Jim enjoys devoting his time and attention to cases where he can make the greatest impact. Divorce and custody cases present a particular challenge that Jim enjoys as he focuses on the needs and objectives of his clients and their family relationships. As a true advocate and defender of the accused, Jim spends a significant amount of time protecting other’s constitutional rights and privileges as a criminal defense attorney.