James S. Neal McCubbins - A Cordell & Cordell Boise Divorce Attorney

James S. Neal McCubbins

Litigation Attorney

Boise divorce attorney James S. Neal McCubbinsBoise divorce attorney James S. Neal McCubbins’ own personal experience led him to a career in family law. Experiences with his own family’s family law matters turned out poorly without the help of attorneys. That disappointment sparked a desire to help people through tough situations.

“I am able to empathize with the client and use that in advocating their position,” Mr. McCubbins said.

Divorce is one of the most challenging life experiences a person will ever go through. Although things might get tough during the process, Mr. McCubbins pledges to remain a firm advocate for his clients regardless of the circumstances.

“Even though this process is going to be difficult, I want my clients to know that we are here to advocate on their behalf and will do everything we can to make this process easier,” he said.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. McCubbins is licensed to practice in Idaho, California, and Illinois.


Mr. McCubbins earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law where he graduated Cum Laude. He received his Bachelor of Arts in linguistics from Brigham Young University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. McCubbins practiced family law, natural resources law, captive insurance law, corporate governance, and formation law.


  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2011
  • California State Bar Association, 2012
  • Idaho State Bar Association, 2014
  • Reuben Clark Law Society, 2008

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

  • Neal, McCubbins, James. S., Endres, A.B., Quinn, Lauren., & Barney, Jacob. N. (2013). Frayed Seams in the “Patchwork Quilt” of American Federalism: An Empirical Analysis of Invasive Plant Species Regulation. Environmental Law (00462276), 43(1), 35-81.