James F. Pokorny

2805637_1Location: San Diego, California
Phone: 619-239-8142
Fax: 619-239-8141

San Diego criminal defense attorney James F. Pokorny handles all types of criminal defense cases throughout San Diego including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Violent Offenses
  • Drug Charges
  • Assault and Battery
  • Murder
  • Sex Crimes
  • Guns and Weapons Charges
  • Burglary, Theft and Robbery
  • False Allegations

Mr. Pokorny is currently giving FREE CONSULTATIONS; please call now to speak directly to San Diego criminal attorney Jim Pokorny: 619-239-8142.

Areas of Practice

  • Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Defense
  • Litigation and Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1977

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
  • University of California, San Diego, California

Published Works

  • “The Law and Mr. Finnegan”, Consulting Editor, State Bar of California, September, 1991
  • “California Practice Guide: Law Practice Management”, Consulting Editor, The Rutter Group, November, 1992
  • “The Real Truth About Air Crash Litigation”, Dicta Magazine, San Diego County Bar Association, June & July, 1993

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, Law Practice Management Seminar, State Bar of California, San Diego, 1990
  • Speaker, Client Relations Seminar, State Bar of California, San Francisco, 1991
  • Speaker, Law Practice Management Seminar, State Bar of California, Anaheim, 1991
  • Speaker, Client Relations Seminar, San Diego Legal Secretaries Association, San Diego, 1992
  • Program Chair, Lawyer Pilots Bar Association Aviation Symposium, San Diego, 1993
  • Speaker, Client Relations Seminar, State Bar of California, Los Angeles, 1993
  • Speaker, Aviation Law Seminar, San Diego County Bar Association Aviation Law Section, San Diego, 1993
  • Speaker, Client Relations Seminar, California Western University School of Law, San Diego, 1993
  • Speaker, Aviation Law Seminar, Orange County Bar Association, 1994
  • Program Co-Chair, Orange County and San Diego County Bar Associations Aviation Law Symposium, Palm Springs, 1994
  • Program Co-Chair, Southwest Regional Aviation and Space Law Symposium, Palm Springs, 1995
  • Program Co-Chair, Southwest Regional Aviation and Space Law Symposium, Palm Springs, 1996
  • Program Co-Chair, Southwest Regional Aviation and Space Law Symposium, Palm Springs, 1997
  • Speaker, Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, 1998
  • Program Co-Chair and Speaker, Southwest Regional Aviation and Space Law Symposium, Palm Springs, CA, 1998
  • Speaker, 26th Annual Pacific Northwest Aviation Law Seminar, King County, Washington Bar Association Aviation Section, 1998
  • Speaker, Seminar on Civil Trial Practice, San Diego Inn of Court, 2002
  • Speaker, Seminar on Civil Trial Practice, San Diego Inn of Court, 2003
  • Speaker, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association FAA Demonstration Trial, Whistler, British Columbia, 2002
  • Presenter, San Diego Inn of Court Evidence Seminar, San Diego, CA, 2005
  • Speaker, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, Mackinac Island, MI, 2005
  • Presenter, NTSB Bar Association/Blue Angels Seminar, Pensacola, FL, 2006
  • Instructor, San Diego Inn of Court, San Diego, CA, 2007
  • Instructor, San Diego Inn of Court, San Diego, CA, 2008
  • Instructor, San Diego Inn of Court, San Diego, CA, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Member, United States Registry of Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans, 1994
  • Finalist, San Diego County “Top Attorneys,” The Daily Transcript, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Young Lawyers’ Association, Former Vice President
  • California State Bar Board of Governors, Former Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Current Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Former Board Member
  • Lawyer’s Club of San Diego, Current Member
  • State Bar of California, Law Practice Management Section, Past Chair, Executive Committee
  • San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, Member
  • San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Club, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Aviation Law Section, Co-Founder and Past Chair
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, Past President
  • San Diego Municipal Court, Judge Pro Tempore
  • Downtown YMCA Board of Management, Former Member
  • San Diego Inn of Court, Member, Board of Directors

Pro Bono Activities

  • Life Member, Point Loma High School Alumni Association
  • University of California at San Diego Alumni Association
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Torrey Pines Club
  • Charter Member, Current Member, Chancellor’s Associates