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James Eric McGlamery

  • Sole Practitioner


Sacramento, CA





James E. McGlamery has over 30 years experience, specializing in representation of employees and protecting employee workplace rights. Mr. McGlamery is a member of CELA (California Employment Lawyers Association) and NELA (National Employment Lawyers Association). He is rated by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, a national rating service. Mr. McGlamery is licensed to practice in all California State Courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of California. He is an Arbitrator for the Sacramento Superior Court and serve as a Pro Tem Judge for the Sacramento Superior Court. Our firm provides quality service and personal attention to each of our clients. Integrity, honesty and realistic expectations are the trademarks of our firm.

Areas Of Practice

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Defamation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Mediation/Arbitration
  • Whistleblower
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1981
  • University of California Davis, Davis, California - 1976
    • 1976
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Capizzi v. County of Placer, 135 Fed Supp. 2nd 1105 (E.D.Ca 2001)., 2001, Eastern District of California
  • Professional Engineers in California Government v. Kempton, Professional Engineers in California Government v. Kempton, 2007, Supreme Court

Classes / Seminars

  • Instructor:Legal Aspects of Personnel Management , U.C. Davis , 1995 to 1998
  • Lecturer: Continuing Education for Attorneys, California State Bar, 2001 to 2004

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • California Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • California Employment Lawyer's Association , Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Thompson and Heller , Partner, 1986 to 1996
  • Thompson and Heller , Associate, 1981 to 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Judge, Pro Tem, Sacramento Superior Court, 1991 to 2011
  • Legal Aid Society of Sacramento County, 1979 to 1980


  • English

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi