James Hidalgo joined JD Silva & Associates in 2022, focusing his practice on bilingual personal injury litigation, helping clients in both English and Spanish. James has worked in the legal industry since 2019, becoming licensed in both New York and Texas. He is a trial lawyer who has represented a diverse array of clients, ranging from corporations to low-income, immigrant, and Spanish-speaking clients who are often at a disadvantage when dealing with our legal system. He has handled complex civil litigation matters, including landlord-tenant, family law, criminal defense, and personal injury cases.

James graduated from Union College New York with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2012. He earned his law degree from Howard University School of Law in 2019, where he served as a Student Attorney with the Howard University School of Law Clinical Law Center. James is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., an historically black organization which emphasizes leadership and service to others.

James is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the New York State Bar Association. Outside of work, he is dedicated to causes including civil rights and social action, economic empowerment, education, and social services, among others.


  • Howard University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2019
    • Merit Scholar
    • Howard University Clinical Law Center, Student Attorney
  • Union College, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2008
    • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • State Bar of Texas
  • New York State Bar Association


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