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

  • (415) 568-2249

    580 California Street, 12th Floor,
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    (415) 634-1303

Hayward Law Office