Lationa Simpson-James is an Associate in Selman Breitman’s San Diego office and is a member of the firm’s Trucking & Transportation practice group. She represents insurance companies in insurance coverage and uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, including cases arising out of rideshare motor vehicle accidents.  Lationa’s clients include rideshare and transportation companies. She also has experience in representing businesses in general liability claims in disputes that involve complex medical damages claim.

Lationa is originally from San Diego. When not helping clients with their legal needs, she spends her time mentoring high school and college students and gardening.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

San Diego County Bar Association, Member

Earl B. Gilliam Association

Awards and Accolades:

California Western School of Law:

  • Dean's List (all three years)
  • Academic Achievement Award in White Collar Crime/Fraud
  • President, Black Law Student Association

San Diego County Bar Diversity Fellow

Related Practices

Bar Admission

California (2021)


California Western School of Law, J.D. (2021)

Arizona State University, B.A. (Communications and Behavioral Science)