James Cailao concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, debtor/creditor and bankruptcy representation and litigation, foreclosures and evictions. He received his undergraduate degree in 2007 from Minnesota State University Moorhead and in 2010 graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. While in law school, James clerked as a Certified Student Attorney for the Ramsey County Attorney's Office. After law school, he served as law clerk to the Chief Judge of the Eighth Judicial District in Minnesota. 

A Seattle native, James enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two young children.

Practice Areas

Debtor and Creditor Collections

Bankruptcy Representation

Admitted To Practice

North Dakota


United States District Court for the District of North Dakota

Eight Circut Court of Appeals


State Bar Association of North Dakota

State Bar Association of Minnesota

American Bar Association