James P. Hillman, Esq.


James P. Hillman  is a senior associate attorney with the law firm of White & MacDonald, LLP.  Mr. Hillman’s experience includes counsel to property owners, contractors, and community associations in a myriad of matters.  

Mr. Hillman has litigated construction and purchase disputes involving residential and commercial properties.  Mr. Hillman also has experience handling mass and class action litigation matters.  Mr. Hillman has represented clients in various construction defect resolution procedures including the California Builder’s “Right to Repair Act” (SB 800) and the Calderon Act.

In addition, Mr. Hillman has served as general counsel to community associations, assisting them in enforcement matters, document interpretation and revision, fiduciary liability, and statutory compliance.


California State Bar 2001
United States District Court, Northern District of California 2002

San Jose State University, B.A. (1998)
Santa Clara School of Law, J.D. (2001)


  • State Bar of California
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Executive Council of Homeowners (ECHO)
  • California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)