Jim Angell

Professional Experience

Jim is a business attorney and trial lawyer. Since beginning his law practice in 2008, Jim has gained a reputation as an insightful and results-driven advocate. Jim took dozens of jury trials to verdict as a Colorado State Public Defender and has since successfully represented clients through transactions, negotiations and litigation as a solo practitioner. Clients value his seasoned and strategic awareness of leverage and his unwavering commitment to preparing each case with the full force of his practice.

Inside of his larger business law practice, Jim is immersed in the constantly evolving landscape of cannabis law and helps his clients, many of whom are small business owners, grow their businesses and thrive in this unique market. Jim is a creative and forward-thinking individual who will fight for your business.

Jim is licensed in Washington and Colorado, and is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder. He is passionate about safeguarding the rights of persons living with mental illness and remains committed to providing pro bono advocacy for vulnerable adults. Jim loves playing music with his two young children and exploring the wilds and milds of Puget Sound.



J.D., 2008

ABA Trial Team
Moot Court
Judicial Internship, Colorado Court of Appeals

Illinois State University

B.A. Psychology, magna cum laude

Departmental Honors in Psychology
Illinois State Classical Guitar Ensemble

Practice Areas

Does your business have an attorney in its corner of the ring? Whether you are opening the doors to your start up or litigating a commercial lease our attorneys have a background in complex trial work and business representation. We give your business legal strength and security to protect the deal you work so hard for.

Let us put our skills and broad experience to work to help your 502 business succeed! We have successfully represented 502 businesses in their legal disputes relating to contracts, licensing, administrative appeals, and municipal disputes.


  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association


  • 2015-Present: Volunteer Attorney, Disability Rights, WA
  • 2011: Pro Bono Achievement Award, Colorado Supreme Court
  • 2010: Pro Bono Achievement Award, Colorado Supreme Court