James B. Templeton

James B. Templeton

San Francisco, California

James B. Templeton was admitted to the California Bar in January 2009 and has practiced family law exclusively since then.  Prior to joining DeLacey, Riebel & Shindell in 2013, Mr. Templeton practiced family law in San Mateo and San Francisco County with Winter and Ross and has significant experience in complex financial and custody cases.

Mr. Templeton graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Anthropology and a B.A. in German Studies from Santa Clara University in 2004 and received a J.D. from the University of San Francisco in 2008.  Mr. Templeton is a Certified Family Law Specialist and is a member of the State Bar of California (Family Law Section), Bar Association of San Francisco and the American Bar Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2013

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Specialist

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2009


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2008
  • Santa Clara University
    • B.S. cum laude
    • Major: Anthropology
  • Santa Clara University
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Major: German Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to the 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
  • Top 10 Attorney Award for Under 40 by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section, Member
  • San Francisco County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Winter and Ross, Attorney