FOUNDING PARTNER & ATTORNEY

M. James Zendejas

M. James Zendejas was born in Colorado Springs in March of 1968.  After attending high school in Colorado Springs, Jim attended Cornell College.  At Cornell, Jim earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts, majoring in both History and Politics.  Jim played varsity soccer, was elected to several student government positions, including Student Body President, and he earned Special Distinctions in Politics, and graduated cum laude.  Jim attended the University of Notre Dame Law School, and graduated in 1993. At Notre Dame, Jim was on the Dean’s List several times, and participated in various intramural sports.

Since being admitted to the bar in 1993, Jim’s practice has emphasized in the area of civil litigation.  After clerking for Retherford, Mullen, Johnson & Bruce, LLC (one of the largest insurance defense firms in Colorado Springs) for the summers of 1991 and 1992, Jim joined the firm as an associate in October of 1993.  While there, Jim’s practice included trial work (civil litigation), insurance coverage disputes and appellate work.  Jim joined Braden, Frindt & Stinar, LLC, in June of 1998 and Jim’s area of expertise concentrates almost exclusively in commercial litigation, including construction, employment, general business, property disputes and litigation.

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY
Jim is also involved in the Sacred Heart Youth Ministry (Confirmation leader), has served on the Sacred Heart Finance Council, and enjoys coaching and playing soccer. Jim is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado.

EDUCATION

  • Cornell College, B.A., History & Politics
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.

BAR ADMISSIONS & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court
M. James Zendejas Stinar Zendejas Gaithe Founding Partner Attorney
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Property Disputes
  • General Business Matters

FOUNDING PARTNER & ATTORNEY

M. James Zendejas

M. James Zendejas Stinar Zendejas Gaithe Founding Partner Attorney
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Property Disputes
  • General Business Matters

M. James Zendejas was born in Colorado Springs in March of 1968.  After attending high school in Colorado Springs, Jim attended Cornell College.  At Cornell, Jim earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts, majoring in both History and Politics.  Jim played varsity soccer, was elected to several student government positions, including Student Body President, and he earned Special Distinctions in Politics, and graduated cum laude.  Jim attended the University of Notre Dame Law School, and graduated in 1993. At Notre Dame, Jim was on the Dean’s List several times, and participated in various intramural sports.

Since being admitted to the bar in 1993, Jim’s practice has emphasized in the area of civil litigation.  After clerking for Retherford, Mullen, Johnson & Bruce, LLC (one of the largest insurance defense firms in Colorado Springs) for the summers of 1991 and 1992, Jim joined the firm as an associate in October of 1993.  While there, Jim’s practice included trial work (civil litigation), insurance coverage disputes and appellate work.  Jim joined Braden, Frindt & Stinar, LLC, in June of 1998 and Jim’s area of expertise concentrates almost exclusively in commercial litigation, including construction, employment, general business, property disputes and litigation.

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY
Jim is also involved in the Sacred Heart Youth Ministry (Confirmation leader), has served on the Sacred Heart Finance Council, and enjoys coaching and playing soccer. Jim is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado.

EDUCATION

  • Cornell College, B.A., History & Politics
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.

BAR ADMISSIONS & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • Ben S. Wendelken American Inn of Court
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