James R. McDade

Email: jmcdade@turlocklaw.net
James R. McDade

Practice Emphasis

James “Jim” R. McDade practices in the areas of employment law for management, business transactions and corporate law.


Jim is a local area product, having graduated from Thomas Downey High School in Modesto, California.  He then attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he was a member of the BYU 1984 National Championship Football Team and graduated with a degree in economics.  He then attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, California.  He has been licensed with the State Bar of California since 1991.

Professional Employment

Triebsch & Frampton, A Professional Corporation, Turlock, CA
2003 to present

McDade & Associates, Counselors at Law, Modesto, CA
Founding Attorney

Critzer & McDade, Counselors at Law, Modesto, CA
1996 – 2000
Founding Attorney and Partner

Law Offices of Gianelli & Fores, Modesto, CA
1990 – 1996
Associate Attorney

San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, San Diego, CA
Certified Legal Intern

Accreditations & Community Service

  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts
  • Member, California State Bar Association, Employment Law Section
  • Member, Stanislaus County Bar Association
  • Member and Past-President, Central Valley Human Resource Management Association
  • Member, National Society of Human Resource Management Association
  • Member and Past Board Member, Employers Advisory Council of Stanislaus County
  • Scoutmaster and Local Advisory Board Member, Boy Scouts of America, Greater Yosemite Council