James Reape Selected as 2022 Best Lawyers in America®


The Reape-Rickett Law Firm is pleased to announce that Shareholder James P. Reape has been included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

James P. Reape has practiced family law for over 35 years and has significant trial and settlement experience. His reputation and excellent track record are widely recognized in Southern California. Mr. Reape is an expert in highly compensated individuals and business owners, and his clients have included professional athletes, doctors, lawyers, dentists, business owners, corporate executives, and celebrities. 

Mr. Reape is a member of the Family Law Sections of the California State Bar, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and the Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association. He has taken leadership roles in each of these organizations throughout his career.

He serves as an Arbitrator and Mediator for Los Angeles Superior Court and Arbitrator for Los Angeles County Bar Fee Dispute Program. Mr. Reape has served as Chairman of the Los Angeles area for UNICEF, pro bono attorney for Domestic Violence Clinics, and he donates his time to various non-profit groups within his community.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to ensure they are in current practice and in good standing.

“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession,” said Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer. “We are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide.”

Best Lawyers has earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

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