also known as James Ronca, Jim Ronca
Mr. Ronca is a civil trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience. He was named one of the Top 10 Pennsylvania Lawyers by Super Lawyers in 2012.
Jim was awarded the Musmanno Award by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association in 1998 for achievements in his career as an outstanding litigator, fearless leader, and dedicated defender of the rights of the innocent and injured. He also received the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association Annual award in 1984.
Jim Ronca earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University. He is a former President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and former Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Civil Litigation Section. Jim served six years on the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and co-chaired its Baycol Litigation Group in 2002 and 2003. He also co-authored the most widely used reference book on automobile personal injury insurance law.
Jim's practices includes major car and truck collision cases, medical Injury cases, pharmaceutical and medical device cases and construction site injury litigation. He has presented more than 250 individual legal seminars for various state and national bar and trial lawyer associations. Jim has also served on the steering committee for a statewide medical device litigation and as co chair of a litigation group on prescription drug litigation.
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Jim is one of the premier lawyers in Pennsylvania--he made his reputation in Central Pennsylvania, fighting some of the biggest companies and largest lawfirms. He wrote the book--literally--on car insurance. At the same time he's easy to talk to, and concerned for the public and has spent a huge amount of time trying to make things better for all Pennsylvanians.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President Award for Distinguished Service||Pennsylvania Association for Justice||2012|
|Super Lawyer (Top 10)||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer (Top 100)||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2008|
|Super Lawyer (Top 100)||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2007|
|Super Lawyer (Top 100)||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2006|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2005|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2004|
|Musmanno Award||Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association||1998|
|Annual Outstanding Member Award||Pennsylvania Trial Lawyer's Association||1984|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Shareholder, Partner||Anapol Schwartz||1977 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Trasylol Multi District Litigation||National Co-Lead Counsel||2010 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Baycol Litigation Group||Co-chair, Board of Governors||2002 - 2003|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section||Chair||1993 - 1993|
|Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||President||1991 - 1991|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1977 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Trasylol Litigation Group||Chair, Board of Governors||N/A|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Commecial Truck Driver Cases: Dismantling the Fiction of the Independent Contractor and Maximizing Liability Converage||2009|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Pa. Products Liability Law: Uncertainty and Silence of the Majority||2009|
|The Legal Intelligencer||The Keys to Cross-Examining Any Expert Witness||2008|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Establishing Liability and Punitive Damages Using FMCSR||2008|
|Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Lehigh University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|