Jim Clementi Biography

Jim Clementi, Vice President

As Trust Counsel for The Private Trust Company, N.A., Jim Clementi provides a full range of in-house legal support, giving guidance on legal issues arising in the company’s activities. Jim joined PTC in 2005, and endeavors to make the fiduciary standard a reality by promoting a service culture where the interests of clients come first.

Prior to starting at PTC, Jim practiced law in San Diego, California, focusing in the areas of: trust planning, administration and litigation; business planning and litigation; and commercial transactions. Jim earned his undergraduate degree from Liberty University, and Juris Doctorate from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law. Jim is a member of the California bar and is FINRA Series 7 and 66 registered.

Jim is an active volunteer with his local church, where he has played guitar and mandolin with the
worship team, and served as middle-school Sunday school teacher and youth group leader.

Jim lives in Carlsbad, California, in north San Diego County, with his wife and three children. The Clementi family enjoys camping, spending time at the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, and the beautiful beaches of southern California.