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City Attorney Candidate Kevin James Announces over $300,000 Raised in his First Fundraising Report

Los Angeles City Attorney candidate Kevin James today filed his first fundraising disclosure statement reporting over $300,000 raised from individual donors, labor unions and business leaders. Kevin said “I am honored to have the early support of so many individuals, labor unions who represent working families throughout Los Angeles, and business leaders who represent numerous […]

Statement on the Special Master’s Report on the City Attorney’s Office in the DWP Billing Class Action Lawsuit

The findings of the Special Master regarding the City Attorney’s Office’s handling of the class action lawsuit on DWP billing overcharges are very troubling.  The City Attorney’s Office, and individual attorneys named in the Report, have disputed the findings of the Special Master.  And the State Bar has confirmed that it will conduct its own review […]

Column: Uneven Enforcement of Quality of Life Ordinances Stands in the Way of Solutions to Homelessness

Original Article at Guest Columnist, Kevin James – Jun 16, 2021 VENICE- According to the last official homeless count, the City of Los Angeles has over 60 percent of Los Angeles County’s unhoused population, but less than 40 percent of the County’s overall population.  Local coverage focuses on stories about neighborhoods in the City of Los Angeles […]

Statement by City Attorney Candidate Kevin James in Support of President Biden’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Southern California is home to our nation’s largest Armenian diaspora community. Armenian Americans participate in every aspect of the rich diversity of Los Angeles. I applaud President Biden’s official public recognition of the 1915 massacre of more than 1 million Armenians as genocide. The President of the United States has joined the official recognition by […]

A Different Legal Approach to Solving the Homelessness and Affordable Housing Crises in the Los Angeles Region

Original article posted January 8th, 2021 on Los Angeles needs regional partners to solve homelessness. In Southern California, homelessness and affordable housing are regional problems, but the Southern California region treats them like Los Angeles problems. Even with all of the work that has been done and the progress that has been made, record […]

KEVIN JAMES, Former President of LA Board of Public Works, Enters Race For LA City Attorney

NEWS ADVISORYFor Immediate ReleaseJanuary 6, 2021 Contact:Bill Carrick323 469 After more than 7 years in City Hall as President of the Board of Public Works, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Film and Television Production, and Chief of Legislative Affairs, long-time attorney Kevin James has entered the race for Los Angeles City Attorney. The […]