Who's Who Humanitarian

James H. Flanagan Jr.

Title:  Writer, Attorney (Ret.), Educator (Ret.)
Location: Madera, California, United States


  • 3rd Floor Central California, Board of Directors, Past President
  • American Arbitration Association
  • California Bar Association; Central California Chapter (Conflict Resolution Network); Fresno Bar Association
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (State Board of Governors, 1990-1994)
  • Celtic Cultural Society Central California (President, 1977-1978)
  • Clovis Big Dry Creek Historical Society, Co-founder
  • Clovis Chamber of Commerce; Fresno Chamber of Commerce; North Fork Chamber of Commerce
  • Coarsegold Resource Conservation District, California Secretary
  • Fresno Chapter, Serra Club (President, 1980-1981) (Vice President, 1986-1987)
  • Fresno County and City Chamber of Commerce (Chairman, Natural Resources Committee, 1977-1978)
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno Dance Repertory Association
  • Fresno Facts Foundation (Board of Directors, 1969-1970)
  • Fresno Region Stanford Club (President, 1979-1980)
  • Fresno Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1975, 1983)
  • C. Toastmasters Club (President, early 1960’s)
  • Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree Honor Guard Knight
  • Knights of Columbus, Past Faithful Navigator
  • Knights of Columbus, Past Grand Knight
  • Marine Corps League and Military Officers of America, Life Member
  • Marine Corps League, Mountain Detachment, Former Judge Advocate
  • MOS, Communications with Top Secret/Crypto Clearance, USMCR (1956-1958)
  • North Fork Chamber of Commerce (Executive Director) (President, 1993-1996) (Secretary, 1998-2000)
  • Our Lady of Sierra (Choir Member, 1998)
  • Rotary Club, Senior Active Member, North Fresno Rotary
  • Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway Association, Past Chairman
  • Anthony’s Retreat Center (Board Member)
  • Helen’s Church, Parish Council (Chairman, Executive Committee, 1985) (Member, Executive Committee, 1982-1985)
  • John’s Cathedral, Parish Council (President, 1974-1982)
  • Stanford Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • United States Marine Corps (active duty, 1956-1958)
  • United States Marine Corps Reserves (1958-1964)
  • Western Association Chamber Executives (Past Member)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Co-author, “Resolving Conflict by Mediation” (2019)
  • Author, “Managing Conflict-Strategies to Create & Teach Resolution of Conflict” (2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2008, 2000-2004)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Law,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2008)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2005)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1995)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1992)
  • Recipient, President Award, Fresno Jaycees (1964)
  • Author, “California Water District Laws” (1962)
  • Recipient, 50-Year Service Award, California State Bar
  • Recipient, Stanford Alumni Association Service Award
  • Weekly Columnist, Two Local Newspapers

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