James H. Gulseth

James H. Gulseth: Attorney with JGPC Business & Corporate Law AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at JGPC Business & Corporate Law (4 Attorneys)
  • Willow Ridge, 5890 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 102, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2702
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James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim's reported cases include PACKER TRANSPORTATION CO v. USA, 596 F.2d 891; PLATTS v. SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY, 253 Cal. Rptr. 269, 205 Cal. App. 3d 1025. Jim has assisted hundreds of business start ups, including many significant start-ups such as Pleasanton's Phosistor Technologies, Inc., that raised over $15 million in Series A and B offerings.

Jim is a member of the State Bar of California, the Alameda County Bar Association, and a member and past President of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association.

Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Zeta; Alpha Phi Omega; Alpha Tau Omega. Instructor, "Advanced LLC Issues," NBI; Advisor, PPIE and DPIE Foundations. Director, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation. Past President, Rotary Club of Pleasanton.

JGPC's main office location is on the corner of Stoneridge Dr. and Willow Rd. in the Hacienda Business Park.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Asset Protection
  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Business Planning
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Formation
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Incorporation
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
925-463-9600  Phone
925.463.9644  Fax
University Attended:
University of California, Berkeley, A.B.
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1974, California
Alameda County and Eastern Alameda County (Past President), State Bar of California; Member of Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities, Tax and Intellectual Property Sections).
Reported Cases:
PACKER TRANSPORATION CO. v. USA, 596 F. 2d 891.; PLATTS v. SACRAMENTO NORTHERN RAILWAY, 1988, Court of Appeal, First District, 253 Cal.Rptr 269; 205 Cal.App.3rd 1025
Phosistor Technologies, Inc. Series A and B Rounds totaling $14,500,000.
Hobbies & interests:
Jim is a member and a past President of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton and the Rotary Club of Pleasanton Foundation. He is also a founder and past member of the Board of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation, a founder, past officer and past member of the Advisory Committee for Pleasanton Partnerships in Education, a member of the advisory board of Dublin Partnerships in Education, a member of the Board of the Museum on Main, a founding officer and director of Pleasanton Heat, a track and field and running club, and a member of the Berkeley Yacht Club.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Other - Diners Club, JGB
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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