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James Thomas Scime

Personal injury Attorney at Buffalo, NY

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 47 years
    Ohio - OH 47 years
  • Licensed for 47 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1977
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 47 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1976
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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About James

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James T. Scime is widely recognized as one of the region's most skilled and respected attorneys. He practices in the areas of personal injury, construction accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, and automobile accidents. He devotes the majority of his time to trial and litigation matters.

Mr. Scime is widely respected among his peers for his trial and negotiating skills. Many local attorneys refer matters to him when their clients have sustained serious injuries. Over the course of his career, Mr. Scime has helped thousands of people recover financial awards for injuries they have sustained. 

Location

Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
42 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14202

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Education

  • Capital University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Drywall worker injured on the job
  • $1,000,000 arbitration award
  • Laborer injured by fall on construction site
  • $1,400,000 settlement
  • Operating engineer injured on the job
  • $1,600,000
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Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Former President of Buffalo Chapter
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  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President
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  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
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  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Lawyer of the Year—Personal Injury in Buffalo, NY
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Who's Who in Law
  • Business First/Buffalo Law Journal
  • 2012
  • Lawyer of the Year—Personal Injury in Buffalo, NY
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Who's Who in Law
  • Business First/Buffalo Law Journal
  • 2011
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Who's Who n Law
  • Business First/Buffalo Law Journal
  • 2010
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Among Top Ten in Upstate New York Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Fellowship in American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • N/A
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Publications

  • The Buffalo News
  • Council Approves Asbestos Settlement
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  • The Buffalo News
  • Local Skier Sues Over 2005 Injury at World Cup
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  • The Buffalo News
  • Springville Man Settles for $3.6 Million
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  • The Buffalo News
  • $51 Million Awarded to Orphan Girl
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  • The Buffalo News
  • $25 Million Settlement for Injured Worker May Be Record
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  • The Buffalo News
  • Twice Injured Man Accepts $7.6 Million
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  • The Buffalo News
  • Brothers' Asbestos Deaths Settled
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  • The Buffalo News
  • Inevitably, Plane Crash Leads to Big Settlements
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Speaking Engagements

  • Trial Advocacy Program Bridge Course - University at Buffalo School of Law
  • Direct and Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses in a Civil Trial
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  • Local Court Justices, Office of Court Administration
  • Lecturer
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Buffalo Personal injury Lawyer James Thomas Scime
James Thomas Scime
Personal injury Attorney
Buffalo, NY
Licensed for 47 years