James J. Orland received a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Political Science and Spanish in 1989 from the College of the Holy Cross. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 1992 and was admitted to the California Bar in December of that same year. Mr. Orland is also admitted to practice in Federal District Court and is a member of the United State Court of Federal Claims.
Mr. Orland has extensive experience representing developers, general contractors, homeowners, manufacturers and subcontractors in complex construction defect litigation matters. Mr. Orland's area of practice also includes general liability, personal injury, products liability, business disputes and inverse condemnation. Mr. Orland has also successfully defended wrongful termination, wage and hour loss claims and trucking and transportation matters. He has handled litigation matters from their inception through trial and ultimately resolution on appeal.
Mr. Orland is frequently a guest lecturer at national construction defect litigation seminars and has provided litigation training for attorneys and consultants in the construction defect field. Mr. Orland is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the South Bay Bar Association, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.