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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Top 50 Political Influencers||Politics, PA||2010|
|Community Service Award||North Hills Community Outreach||2002|
|Mayor of the Year||PA State Mayor's Association||1997|
|American Jurisprudence Award||N/A||1987|
|Hearing Committee Member, Disciplinary Board||Supreme Court of Pennsylvania||2012 - Present|
|Chairman||Pennsylvania Democratic Party||2010 - Present|
|Attorney||Cohen, Placitella & Roth||2009 - Present|
|Councilman, District -3||Allegheny County Council||2006 - Present|
|Attorney||Abes Baumann, P.C.||1993 - Present|
|President||Allegheny County Council||2011 - 2011|
|Chairman||Allegheny County Democratic Committee||2006 - 2011|
|Mayor||Millvale Borough||1994 - 2005|
|Attorney||Scarlata & Plastino||1990 - 1993|
|Attorney||John R. DeAngelis & Associates||1988 - 1990|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Allegheny County Bar Association (Workers' Compensation Section)||Member||1998 - 2000|
|Vitac Corp. v. WCAB (Rozanc)||Favorable ruling|
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|University of Dayton School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|
|Duquesne University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
Posted by robert
I was once a victim of a company that did not want to accept responsibily or be held accountable for there actions. I was a scared individual till the day i met Attorney James R Burn. From day one the things that he talked about reguarding my case never deviated or was his expectations ever second guessed. Through his Proffesional Knowledge, Devotion, and outstanding character my case was won and I get a chance to resume my life the way it once was. I have put the case behind me now and resumed life, but will never forget the countless hours Mr James Burn gave me about encouragement, being strong, and life ahead. These words came not only from an Attorney but a man with a considerate heart for individuals. I not only gained advise that i will carry a lifetime, but a Friend as well. The workplace can get very complex and confusing and would highly recommend James R Burns for proffesional advise in any related workmans compensation issue.
Posted by Donald Campbell
Jim is a very good lawyer, he has the experience to get the job done in his clients favor. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a lawter that nows how to win.
Posted by Robin
Mr. Burn, fought hard for me and won my case, He is very knowledgable about the law. He kept me informed the whole way through my case. I would recommend him to anyone..
Shanin Specter, Personal injury Attorney
I endorse this lawyer. He has represented injured clients for 24 years, after 10 years of practice he received an AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell. He has taken cases to the Supreme Court in order to change laws for the benefit of Pennsylvania's injured workers. His service has included being a council member for the Workers Comp Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He is currently serving as a hearing committee member for the Disciplinary Board. He has also been serving the public as an elected official for 20 years, first as the Mayor of Millvale, then as a County Councilman and now as Democratic State Party Chairman.