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Jay W. Henderson

Phone: 858-618-1100

Jay W. Henderson began practicing law in California in 1971. Now Of Counsel to Wade Law, Jay led our predecessor firm, Jay W. Henderson, Ltd., for over 40 years.

Jay attended Church College of Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii from 1959 to 1961, where he studied pre-med, economics, music, and international relations. He then went on to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree with dual majors in Political Science and Economics. Following that, Jay attended Arizona State University College of Law, graduating in 1970, and was admitted to the California Bar in January of 1971.

Jay was born and raised in California. Married for 50 years, he has six children and 20 grandchildren. Being a licensed commercial pilot, author, teacher and musician makes him well rounded.

Recent News and Publications

There is an argument that has been raging for about the last twenty years (maybe longer) regarding how arrogant it is to believe that America is unique or that Americans are exceptional. Since we all came here from somewhere else, the reasoning goes,… Read More
I had a middle-aged physician in my office last week. She had just settled a lawsuit that was perfectly defendable, but the insurance company didn’t want to go to trial because it would have been more expensive than just settling the claim. So, she… Read More
I have a friend who is having medical problems, at age 62. At one time very wealthy, he now has no income, but owns a very large and valuable piece of ground in Southern California. Unfortunately, it isn’t of a type that can be turned into cash. Th… Read More

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