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James Lenihan

Owner, Lenihan & Associates, LLC
James Lenihan

“James Lenihan fights for his clients in variety of cases that range from personal injury lawsuits, DWI criminal cases, divorce settlements, immigration status issues, civil disputes, contract/commercial litigation and much more in both State and Federal Courts.”



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biogrraphy & introduce

Mr. James Lenihan opened his firm with the goal of doing all he could, even as a solo attorney, for his clients. Mr. James Lenihan initially focused on Criminal Defense in Santa Clara County, but his cases have taken him to other Bay Area Counties as well. In representing clients accused of crimes, Mr. James Lenihan saw that his clients also needed his help when they were wronged by the Police or Jail Guards. Mr. James Lenihan saw that his clients needed help not only in Criminal Court – but also when dealing with domestic violence issues or trying to keep custody of their children in Family Court. To help his clients, Mr. James Lenihan has expanded his practice to those areas as well.

Mr. James’s practice is solely focused on fighting for justice and protecting the rights of those who need it most – in Criminal, Family or Civil Court.


Vast knowledge regarding the law whether it comes to being the plaintiff or defendant in a case and keeping up to date with current changes within the legal world.


practice areas lawyer

Practices law mostly in the Westchester County area, but also represents clients with cases in surrounding counties such as Orange, Rockland, the 5 boroughs, Dutchess, and Putnam.

Honors & Awards

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Clients Say about lawyers

"Great experience overall having James Lenihan as my attorney. James understands his client, very insightful and is an expert in his field. Truly a professional and marvelous individual."
Nick Alvarez, Risk Manager at Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
" These guys rock. The Lenihan & Associates Law Firm team is a good return on your legal investment. The Firm has been a valuable source for strategic legal advice for both me and my business. I feel confident and assured as a CEO and business owner knowing that the Lenihan team is on my side. James is an entrepreneur, trial attorney, and savvy risk-taker. When I have a question. "
Josh Nelson, CEO of Great Lakes Communication Corp
" James is an outstanding “connector” of people and opportunities. He introduced us to a business opportunity that has turned into a highly strategic component of our overall business. His high energy, creativity, and strategic focus has benefited our business immensely and we have been blessed to work with him! "
Maria Nelson, Partner & Director of CFO Systems
“ I consider Lenihan & Associate Law Firm more than a law firm. They are a trusted partner in my businesses. James and his team have a unique ability to look at issues through the eyes of a CEO to deliver the best possible outcome. James laser-like focus on our goals and objectives has helped fuel our continued growth. I wouldn’t want anyone else on my team. ”
Karla Clinton, Real Estate Agent
" My experiences with this Law were stupendous through and through. These people know their craft and walk the extra mile for you. I consulted with Lenihan on two different occasions and each one of them was handled with utmost care and professionalism. I also appreciated working with people that care for you on a personal level instead of just handling you as a “case“. Highly recommend. "
Neal Greenberg, Partner & Director of CFO Systems
“ Im so happy with the team at Lenihan & Associates Law Firm!! The entire staff is so welcoming, professional and are all outstanding advocates. I’m especially grateful for my handling attorney, James Lenihan. Since day one he provided positive, hopeful yet realistic assurances, regarding my case. My motor vehicle collision was truly a life altering and devastating interruption in my life ”
Alex Imming, Real Estate Agent