James R. Benoit has practiced law in Santa Rosa since 1973.  Before that he was an attorney for five years with the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's Department.  He has been married for more than forty years, and has raised two sons in Santa Rosa, now both young adults.

Mr. Benoit practices family law and estate planning. He does not work full time, but maintains a practice of consultation and family law, generally not including litigation. He also continues to practice estate planning including wills, trusts, probate, and trust administration.