Dilworth, James W.

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James Dilworth brings extensive experience concerning water rights and eminent domain to the Varner & Brandt Team. His prior work includes practicing as General Counsel for the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District for 39 years. In addition to his expertise in water law and eminent domain James specializes in estate planning, probate law, and municipal law.


  • Water Law

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5, Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Previous Experience

  • San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District, General Counsel 1965-2004

Community Involvement & Pro Bono

  • Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Past Member
  • Riverside Red Cross, Board of Directors, Past Member


  • University of California at Berkeley, School of Law, Boalt Hall, JD, 1960
  • University of Redlands, California, BA, 1950


  • The State Bar of California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
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