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James Orville Hewitt

James Orville Hewitt, American lawyer, accountant. Bar: California, 1958; Certified Public Accountants, California.


  • Hewitt, James Orville was born on July 5, 1929 in Escondido, California, United States. Son of George Lynn and Hester Lucille (Worsham) Hewitt.

  • Education

    • AB, Stanford University, 1956. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1958. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), National University, 1983.


    • Partner Luce, Forward, Hamilton and Scripps, 1960-1963. Partner Hewitt, Klitgard and Sharkey, 1963-1968, Hewitt and Greaves, 1968-1971, Hewitt and Shaw, 1972-1977. Sole practice, 1978-1983.

      Partner Hewitt and Marshall, 1983, Hewitt, Sullivan and Marshall, San Diego, since 1983. Lecturer Stanford University, Northwestern University, New York University, several universities throughout United States.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California, 1958. Certified Public Accountants, California.


    • Author: (with Callahan) California and Federal Estate and Tax Planning, 1968. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Baptism is an act of full immersion following Christ’s example. It should be undertaken by spiritually matured individuals capable to understand its profound significance: resurrection to new life.

    Denomination: Baptist


    God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


    Active many San Diego civic associations. Fellow American College Tax Counsel. Member American Bar Association (council section taxation), American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, University Miami Tax Conference (advisory board), Southwestern Legal Foundation, University California Securities Regulation Institute, San Diego Bar Association, Greater San Diego Sports Association, New York Stock Exchange Legal Advisory Board Lodges: Masons, Kiwanis (past president).


    • Married Clemma Adelle Mosier, August 12, 1961. 1 child, Brigg James.
    • father: George Lynn Hewitt
    • mother: Hester Lucille (Worsham) Hewitt
    • spouse: Clemma Adelle Mosier
    • child: Brigg James Hewitt
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