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James S. Nolan

James S. Nolan

Anchorage, Alaska
Mr. Nolan Joined the firm in 2017.  His current practice focuses on insurance defense litigation and defense of maritime claims.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nolan was an associate attorney at an Anchorage law firm focused on Medical Malpractice, Employment, and Energy Tax litigation.  Before moving to Anchorage, Mr. Nolan was in private practice in Skagway, Alaska, where he represented individuals and small business owners, largely focused on the tourism industry.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Insurance Defense, personal injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2015
  • Alaska, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2015


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Law Review: Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Articles Editor, 2011 - 2012
  • University of California, Berkley, Berkley, California
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Music

Past Employment Positions

  • Dillon & Findley, Attorney

Farley & Graves, P.C.

807 G Street, Suite 250
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-274-5100
Fax: 907-274-5111
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