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James J. McEldrew III

James J. McEldrew III

also known as Jim McEldrew

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Transportation, Employment & Labor

About Me

I am trying to build a unique law firm dedicated to personal service where every client has my personal cell phone is educated about their rights and is afforded the utmost respect.  Our firm can litigate all complicated civil matters from Medical  Malpractice to False Claim Act cases to antitrust violations.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Transportation: 45%
    32 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    32 years, 500 cases
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (20-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    The Lassen Law Firm endorses this excellent lawyer.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McEldrew Young

123 South Broad Street
Suite 2250
Philadelphia, PA, 19109

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199303/13/2015
PAActive198208/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2012
Top 500 Lawyers in AmericaLaw Dragon 5002012
"Hero Award"Support Center for Child Advocates2010
Pro Bono AwadFirst Judicial District of Pennsylvania2009
Top 500 Lawyer in AmericaLaw Dragon 5002007
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcEldrew Young2014 - Present
Managing PartnerMcEldrew Law2010 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Taxpayers Against FraudMember2012 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association-Budget CommitteeMember2005 - 2006
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association-Executive CommitteeMember2004 - 2006
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2004 - Present
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
Academy of Rail Labor AttorneysFormer President2001 - 2002
Academy of Rail Labor AttorneysFormer Board of Directors1997 - 2001
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1995 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association-Education CommitteeMember1993 - 1994
Philadelphia Bar Associations-Volunteers for the Indigent ProgramMember1988 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Associations- Fee Dispute CommitteeMember1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lindstrom v Smith,MD13. 5 million dollar verdict
Pizzo Vs Bryn Mawr RehabBefore Trial the case partially settled for 650,000 with orthopedic ;250,000 with Internist and went to trial against physiatrist with an award of 750.000
Ellison v Path525,000 Verdit Essex County

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Georgetown UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lunceon LectureVenue Hot Topics2012
CLEDemonstrative Evidence In Med Mal Trials2009
Lunceon LectureEstablishing Apparent Agency In Medical Mactrice2007