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James C. Whelpley


UpRight Law (888) 408-9779

1912 North Lexington
Suite 300
Roseville, MN 55113

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Jim was admitted to practice law in Minnesota in 1975, the Court of Military Appeals in 1976, the United States Supreme Court in 1980, the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota in 1981, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1982. Jim started out as a lawyer in the Marine Corps, handling both criminal and civil cases, and has handled a broad range of litigation in over 30 years. Jim has counseled clients with a wide range of legal concerns, including thousands of divorces and hundreds of bankruptcies. He has been appointed as a guardian ad litem in both Ramsey and Hennepin Counties.

If you need experienced, responsive, flexible legal services, contact the Roseville, Minnesota, law firm of Twin City Attorneys. The firm represents clients throughout the Minneapolis – St. Paul Metropolitan area, including Ramsey, Washington, Chicago, Anoka, Wright, Hennepin, Carver, Scott, and Dakota counties.


48 years since James C. Whelpley was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
MN Active 1975
WI Active 2012


School Major Degree Graduated
University of Minnesota Law School Law J.D 1975
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Sociology BA - Bachelor of Arts 1970

Work Experience

Position Duration
Attorney - Twin City Attorneys 1998 - Present
Attorney/President- James Whelpley and Associates, Chtd. 1988 - Present
Judge Advocate- U.S. Marine Corps 1976 - 1980


Position Association Name Duration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Member 2008 - Present
U.S. District Court of Minnesota Member 1981 - Present
U.S. Supreme Court Member 1980 - Present

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Absolutely a wonderful experience. Our bankruptcy is being moved along very quickly. Questions are answered in a professional manner and anytime I had questions I could easily reach someone. We are very satisfied with UpRight Law.

Glenn & Cheri M. Kentucky

Everything was handled professionally and with the utmost customer services. We filed last year and still have a good relationship with our attorneys.

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