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James G. Gordon 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sole Practitioner, since 1992
phone (412) 232-0333
fax (412) 781-0399
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James G. Gordon is a 1974 graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University and a 1977 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. He has been admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the local federal courts and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Professional affiliations include the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Academy Of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, and a number of professional committees and sections, including county civil litigation and professional ethics bar section councils. He has been a trial attorney for over twenty years, concentrating in personal injury, business, real estate and probate law. Mr. Gordon has been active in a number of non-profit organizations, including board presidencies of a children's rights organization, a low income housing project, and a collaborative of fifty religious congregations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jim is a life-long resident of western Pennsylvania. He is married and has four children, ranging in ages from twenty-one to ten. Interests include travel, theatre, and athletics. Mr. Gordon is active in his church, where he is a member of Parish Council and a homeless shelter volunteer.

Areas of Practice:
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Employment Law -- Employee
Litigation & Appeals
Dog Bites
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Premises Liability
Products Liability Law
Medical Malpractice
Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation Law
Wrongful Death
Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1977
U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1977
U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1977
Juris Doctor

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 1974
Major:  English
Major:  History

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Professor (Courtesy Appointment), History Department, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Allegheny County Bar Association

American Association For Justice

Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County

American Arbitration Association

United States Mediation & Arbitration

Allegheny County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section

Allegheny County Bar Association
Professional Ethics Committee

West Virginia Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:
James G. Gordon, Sole Practitioner, 1991

McCann, Garland, Ridall & Burke, Associate, 1991 - 1992

Wymard, Dunn, Gordon & Fall, Attorneys-At-Law, Associate, 1980 - 1990

Stein & Winters, Attorneys-At-Law, Associate, 1978 - 1980

United States Department of Labor, Attorney, 1977 - 1978

Legal Resources
  • Truck Accidents Information
  • Birth Injuries Information
  • Catastrophic Injuries Information

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