Law Offices of James S. Cunha, P.A.
James S. Cunha proudly served as an Assistant State Attorney in Palm Beach County. After several years as a felony prosecutor and over a hundred jury trials, Mr. Cunha established the Law Offices of James S. Cunha, P.A., which represents clients in family and matrimonial law, personal injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, and insurance coverage disputes. James has individually litigated and recovered over $6 million dollars for his clients in wrongful death, personal injury, and commercial dispute cases.
Mr. Cunha also aggressively and effectively represents clients in marital and family law cases involving complex, high asset divorces, as well as matters dealing with child custody, alimony, child support, post-judgment modifications of alimony and child support, paternity and guardianship. Mr. Cunha has represented corporate executive officers, professional athletes, business owners, medical and legal professionals--(or their spouses)--in divorce cases and post-judgment matters. He regularly works with forensic accountants, business valuation experts and other financial experts to ensure that his clients receive a fair division of marital property.
James began his undergraduate education at Palm Beach Community College (now called Palm Beach State College), where he obtained his Associate of Arts degree and, during his attendance, had the privilege of serving as the college’s elected Student Body President. Upon graduating from Palm Beach Community College, he was admitted into the undergraduate program at the University of Florida where he earned two bachelor degrees while pursuing majors in Finance, Political Science and a minor in Economics—within two years. After completing his undergraduate studies, James remained in Gainesville, Florida where he earned his law degree (Juris Doctor) from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
As well as being a member of the Florida Bar Association, Mr. Cunha’s additional memberships and professional associations include, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Palm Beach County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers’ Section of the Florida Bar, Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, Florida Justice Association, and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Giving back to the community, James has also served as a Guardian ad Litem for the 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida, a mentor for The Junior Achievement and Police Athletic League for at risk children.
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