James R. Helms, Jr.


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  • Estate Planning
  • Business
  • Probate
Contact InfoTelephone: 626-566-8023
Fax: 626-445-2085
University University of the South, B.S., 1949
Law SchoolUniversity of Southern California, J.D., 1952
Admitted1952, California
Memberships Foothill (Secretary, 1964-1965; Treasurer, 1965-1966; Vice-President, 1966-1967; President, 1967-1968), Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations; The State Bar of California.
MilitaryMaj. Inf., USA-Ret.
BornChattanooga, Tennessee, September 24, 1925

Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court, Law and Motion Probate, 1989—. President, Arcadia Community Chest, 1963-1964. Chairman, Foothill Area United Way, 1965-1967. Councilman, 1968-1976, Mayor Pro-Tem, 1970-1971 and Mayor, 1971-1972, City of Arcadia. Secretary, 1970-1973, Vice-President, 1973-1974 and President, 1974-1975, San Gabriel Valley Lawyers Referral Service. President, San Gabriel Valley Association of Cities, 1975-1976. Awarded Citizen of the Year, Arcadia, California, 1979. Chairman: Arcadia Centennial Celebration Commission, 1998; Methodist Hospital Foundation, 1999. Senior Warden, Arcadia Episcopal Church. Master Arcadia Lodge 278, Free & Accepted Masons of California, 2009.

 (Certified Specialist, Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)


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James R. Helms, Jr.

150 North Santa Anita Avenue, Suite 685
ArcadiaCA 91006


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