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A Prestigious California Law Firm

Attorney James S. Bostwick

Partner at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP

Attorney James S. Bostwick

Attorney James Bostwick is one of the most accomplished birth injury lawyers in the nation. In 1978, he was recognized for obtaining the nation's largest jury award. He has also won various other awards for obtaining top verdicts and settlements in malpractice cases. He is a certified specialist in medical malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability and is a member of the most elite trial lawyers organizations in the country.


  • Trial Lawyer of the Year – Consumer Attorneys of California for obtaining a record $21 million verdict
  • Presidential Award of Merit – Consumer Attorneys of California for obtaining a record jury verdict
  • Achievement of Merit Award – San Francisco Trial Lawyers for obtaining the country's highest jury award in 1978
  • Super Lawyers®
  • Top 500 Lawdragon honoree
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®


  • Inner Circle of Advocates – 100 of the nation's leading plaintiff attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Invitation-only organization comprising the top trial lawyers in the U.S.
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers – The nation's top 500 lawyers


  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys – Certified in Medical Malpractice

Backed by Record-Setting Results

We've Recovered Over $750 Million for Our Clients
  • $11,000,000 Neonatal Injury
  • $10,680,000 Birth Injury
  • $10,000,000 Birth Injury

What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients

  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States

  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"

  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®

  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability

  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers