Attorney Profile

James A. Gardner


University of Oregon, 2004, 2008
Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, 2018

James Gardner received his B.A. in 2004 and J.D. in 2008, both from the University of Oregon. James has practiced law in Eugene for over 13 years and is licensed to practice law in the state of Oregon and Idaho. James is also an U.S. Army veteran of Iraq, Judge Advocate, and like his brother Allen a second-generation attorney in Eugene, where his family has practice law since 1959. He has a multitude of experience in various areas of the law including as a civil litigator, prosecutor, public defender, and United States Army Judge Advocate. In 2016, James founded the Veterans Defense Resource Center in Eugene, Oregon to assist Veteran defendants and educate defense attorney’s statewide. James also earned his L.L.M. in 2018 from the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

James primary areas of practice and specialties are landlord-tenant, estate planning, business, and real estate. He also presents on the Oregon Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to professional organizations including the Lane County Bar Association, the Rental Owners Association of Lane County, and other organizations. James Gardner and this firm have 50 years of combined experience specializing in landlord-tenant law.