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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
Education:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1977
Juris Doctor


Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 1974
B.A.
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
Arbitrator


United States Mediation & Arbitration
Arbitrator


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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