James William (Bill) Hargreaves

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Bill Hargreaves has been a California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist since 1988. His practice is limited to Family Law and Domestic Partner issues. Bill has tried hundreds of family law trials, many involving complex financial issues. He has represented several sitting judges and has served both as a mediator and judge pro-tem.

Bill has lectured frequently at various CLE events and trial practice seminars.

In his spare time, Bill has climbed four of the highest peaks on the seven continents. His current climbing is now relegated to carrying a bag of golf clubs up and down various fairways on courses throughout the U.S.


  • J.D.

    University of San Diego
    - 1972

  • L.L.M. in Tax

    University of San Diego
    - 2000

  • B.A.

    Seattle University
    - 1968

Awards & Accolades

  • Best Lawyers in San Diego, San Diego Daily Transcript and San Diego Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America, Various Publications

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • State Bar of California, 1972-Present
  • American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2002-Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association
    • Former Vice President
    • Former Board of Directors Member
  • County Bar Lawyer Referral Service, Former Chair
  • Family Law Advisory Commission to the state Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Former Member and Chair
  • State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Former Member
  • Certified Family Law Specialists Executive Committee of the San Diego County Bar Association, Former Member and Chair
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association, Member

Counties Served

San Diego County
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  • Hargreaves & Taylor LLP

    San Diego, CA