Phone:
(415) 568-2249
(510) 888-0600

Meet The Attorneys

Wallace C. Doolittle

Educational Background

BA Political Science; BA Philosophy, San Francisco, State University; Graduation year: 1985

JD: DePaul University School of Law; Graduation Year: 1989

Bar Memberships: Illinois, 1991; California, 1992

Areas of Practice

All areas of complex litigation, including commercial and business litigation; complex family law and dissolution cases; banking and insurance litigation.

Wallace has extensive trial and arbitration experience, including recent favorable jury verdicts in Alameda and Sonoma Counties.


Biographical Information

Wallace is a native Californian, who attended college in the San Francisco Bay Area and has practiced law here in the Bay Area since 1992. Prior to practicing law, Wallace worked as a legal assistant for Richard J. Idell, A Law Corporation in San Francisco and Sears Mortgage Securities Corporation in the Chicago, Illinois area.

James Downs
(Of Counsel)

Educational Background

BA Political Science, San Francisco State University; Graduation year: 1985

JD: University of San Francisco School of Law; Graduation Year: 1988

Bar Memberships: California, 1989

Areas of Practice

James has worked for Wallace C. Doolittle for a number of years in all areas of complex litigation, including commercial and business litigation; complex family law and dissolution cases; banking and insurance litigation. James has extensive motion and deposition experience, as well as trial, arbitration and appellate experience.


Biographical Information

James is a native Californian, who attended college in the San Francisco Bay Area and has practiced law here in the Bay Area since 1989.

office locations

San Francisco Law Office

Hayward Law Office