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James Pagliuca

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Mr. Pagliuca received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in 1987. He attended Rider University where he received a Masters degree in Business Administration in 1991. He attended Widener University and received the degree of Juris Doctorate in 1994. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and is admitted to practice at the Federal and State levels in New Jersey. He is the Managing Partner at the Law Office of Gill & Chamas.


As a member of the American Association for Justice, National and New Jersey divisions, the New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association, 


Mr. Pagliuca is a life long resident of New Jersey who concentrates his practice on all phases of personal injury, including construction site, workplace accidents and products liability cases with foreign defendants.



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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    21 years

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  • Andrew Frank Garruto

    I have known Jim Pagliuca for over 20 years and know him to be a zealous advocate for his clients, with a great understanding of the law. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Gill & Chamas, LLC

655 Florida Grove Road
P.O. Box 760
Woodbridge, NJ, 07095


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Best Law Firms - Tier 1Best Lawyers2015
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Firm New Jersey Excellence AwardUS Commerce & Trade Research Institute2015
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerGill & Chamas2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Perth Amboy Explosion$11.7 Million Total Recovery - ($5.5 Million for Mr. Pagliuca's clients)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Rider UniversityBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1991
Rutgers UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Double Tree SuitesCivil Case Law Update w/ Raymond Gill2003
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaHot Tips in Trial Techniques w/ Raymond Gill2000