Attorney in Pleasanton, CA
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.
Areas of Law:
-Limited Liability Company Law
-Family Limited Partnerships
-Real Estate Litigation
Experience & Credentials:
-Admitted in 1974, California
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of Law
University of California, Berkeley
Associations & Memberships:
Alameda County and Eastern Alameda County (Past President), State Bar of California; Member of Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities, Tax and Intellectual Property Sections).
Phosistor Technologies, Inc. Series A and B Rounds totaling $14,500,000.
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