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James M. McCabe

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Attorney Jim McCabe brings 40 years of experience to assist each of his clients on an individual level. Jim began in southern California in 1972 as a trial attorney with Federal Defenders of San Diego Incorporated. After trying numerous major felony cases, he went into private practice in 1974 as a partner in the firm of Deutsch, Parziali and McCabe, a firm he founded. In 1979, Mr. McCabe became a sole practitioner and continues as such with the Law Offices of James M. McCabe.

In addition to his personal practice, Mr. McCabe has worked in complex corporate defense and civil rights matters as General Counsel for an international charitable organization at their world headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. His diverse practice has enlarged into the international arena, as he has continues extensive work in Eastern and Western Europe, Central and South America and parts of the Orient and Africa in the representation of minority religious interests and the promotion of highly publicized human rights issues.

Jim is a native of California having grown up in the Los Angeles area and moving down to San Diego to attend the University of San Diego School of Law. Jim attained his undergraduate degree at the University of Washington where he attended on a football scholarship playing for the Washington Huskies.

Jim and his wife Melinda live in the Ocean Beach area of San Diego and have been married for 43 years. They have three sons and a total of seven grandchildren. They both continue to devote a large amount of their time to volunteer work.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1971
  • New York, 1990

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney