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James E. Cullum

Personal injury Attorney at Glens Falls, NY

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  • Licensed for 55 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1968
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About James

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     I am the Senior Litigation and Managing Partner of a 102 year old law firm that enjoys a reputation of superior quality in Northeastern New York. I have practiced since 1968 and have been an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, where I was presented with a Special Achievement Award by United States Attorney General in recognition of sustained, superior performance of duty. My present practice consists of trial and appellate work in all State and Federal Courts in New York. I have tried scores of cases to verdict in the United States District Court, Bankruptcy Court, New York Supreme Court, Surrogates Court and County Court. I have briefed and argued dozens of appeals in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court and in the New York Court of Appeals (the State's highest Court). I do a substantial amount Medical Malpractice litigation as well as other personal injury, real estate, banking and commercial litigation.  

     For many years I have been rated A V by Martindale Hubbell.(Highest peer rating)

     Professional andCommunity Service: NY Bar Assoc-House of Deleg.; NY Judicial Election Qualifications Commission(appointed by Presiding Appellate Judge to evaluate qualifications of judicial candidates); Pres. Warr. County Bar Assoc.; Chairman-Bd of Governors Glens Falls Hospital; Chairman-Bd of Dir. United Cerebral Palsy; Bd of Dir. United Way; Bd of Dir. YMCA (and others)

 

 

 

 

 

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Location

McPhillips, Fitzgerald & Cullum. L.L.P.
McPhillips, Fitzgerald and Cullum LLP.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 175-250 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • McPhillips Fitzgerald & Cullum LLP
  • 1976 - Present
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1971 - 1976
  • Advisory Attorney
  • New York State
  • 1968 - 1971

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • LL.B - Bachelor of Laws
  • 1967
  • Union University Albany College of Pharmacy
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1962

Associations

  • Warren County Bar Association
  • Former President
  • 2000 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Community Champion
  • Hudson Headwaters Health Network
  • 2014
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Av Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2001
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1999
  • AV RATED
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1998
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1997
  • AV RATED
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1996
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1995
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1994
  • Special Achievement Award
  • U.S. Attorney General
  • 1976
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