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James David Cairns III

Uncontested divorce Attorney at Erie, PA

5.0   1380 reviews

also known as Cairns Law Offices

  • State Years
    Pennsylvania - PA 21 years
    Ohio - OH 28 years
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State OH
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

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PA DIVORCES. FILE ONLINE NOW WITH THE DIVORCE WIZARD IN 5 MINUTES. NO TRAVEL. ALL COSTS INCLUDED.

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When it comes to protecting you and your loved ones from the pain of divorce conflict, you needn’t look any farther for legal help. James Cairns of Cairns Law Offices has been operating his legal firm for more than 15 years with increasing success. He not only streamlined the divorce process by coining a technologically driven system. After dealing with divorce court on his own, this entrepreneurial attorney works hard to make sure that you and your loved ones don’t have to go through the same unnecessary expense. Not only does it create a difficult work space, but it also causes quite a few people to find unnecessary conflict where there is none. Don’t let your story be one that reeks of pain and heartache. Instead, turn to an attorney who truly cares for their clients. James Cairns has dedicated his life to helping people like you, so that your struggle doesn’t’ reach a peak. Contact a Pennsylvania no fault divorce attorney today to schedule your first free and personal consultation!

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
Client's Choice 2024,2023,2022,2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011
Client's Choice
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Location

Cairns Law Offices
Cairns Law Offices
3945 Forbes Avenue
Suite 185
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
Cairns Law Offices
744 South Street
Suite 33
Philadelphia, PA, 19147
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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  1380 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2024
Client's Choice
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Posted by Robert | July 23, 2012
Quick Work With No Hassles
Jim did a great job getting my divorce thru. He was prompt and courteous in answering questions and implementing corrections and changes where they were needed. Seemed my e-mails to him were most always answered within an hour! Now, can you beat that?
Response from James Cairns October 2, 2018
Thanks, communication is very important.
Posted by Sandy | April 13, 2012
Will recommend
Would use him again, and recommend him to friends. very affordable!!! Thanks Cairns!!!
Response from James Cairns October 2, 2018
Great to know
Posted by Judy | July 22, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Review
This was the easiest and money saving way to get a divorce. I will recommend it to whoever needs this service. My sister told me about this lawyer and I am so glad she did. Thank you again for all the help. This process worked for me.
Posted by David | July 5, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Pennsylvania
Mr. Cairns always responded quickly to my questions and needs. He is patient and helped me fix my paperwork that I messed up a few times. I would recommend him. I appreciate the help.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the recommendation. We try to make the process as easy to understand as we can, and are glad we were able to help with any miscommunication in the paperwork.
Posted by Johana | July 5, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce
I highly recommend Cairns Law, Jim D. Cairns and his staff went above and beyond to help me with my divorce and they were all always available to communicate with me via email and phone and it was quick. Thank you again Cairns Law.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the recommendation. We strive to make it a stress-free and easy process for our clients, and we're so glad you had a positive experience.
Posted by anonymous | June 30, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you
Was fast, easy to understand what needed to be done on my end for both services I asked for.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the positive feedback.
Posted by Lawrence | June 22, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Divorce
They took over my case of divorce and asked me to provide them with all the necessary paperwork and they went ahead and got everything delivered so I think they are heroes
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and for the kind words. We are so glad to hear you had a good experience, and we could help during this difficult time.
Posted by Raina | June 20, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you
Very affordable and they make sure you understand everything correctly and help you with the things you might not understand
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We strive to make it an easy process for our clients, and we are so glad we could help.
Posted by anonymous | June 12, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Quick and simple.
Cairns Law Office made my divorce simple. I filled a a short questionnaire, and they did the rest. No hassle, fast divorce.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the kind words.
Posted by Melissa | June 12, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
They did a great job!
They made this process so easy and fast! The instructions made it simple to follow.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for the kind words. We strive to make it a stress-free, easy to follow process for our clients.
Posted by Evan | June 11, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Positive Experience
Just wanted to handle a quick divorce and it was timely and they communicated very well. Would recommend for sure.
Response from James Cairns July 9, 2024
Thank you for the recommendation. We are glad you had a positive experience.
Posted by Sarah | June 6, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
5 stars
Quick and smooth since you have other things to tend through such a devastating time. You won’t have to worry with them. Very clear directions. Answers questions promptly.
Posted by Sara | June 5, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Quick, Easy and Professional
My divorce was completed easily and with no issues. Email communication was always prompt and professional. Hopefully I won't need his services again but if I do, I won't hesitate to hire him again.
Posted by Jim | June 4, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
My Divorce
I used this attorneys office to have my Divorce done and with quick and simple instructions it has now been approved. And always received emails and results in like no time at all! Thank you for your service and help.
Posted by Amy | May 23, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce with ease
The divorce process really worried me but help of Cairn’s Law firm, everything was made super easy and smooth. Thank you so much!
Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for the kind review.
Posted by Eddie | May 22, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce
Explain to me what I have to do and get done for can get the divorce settled and all documents sign
Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review.
Posted by Andrea | May 21, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Experience
I tried doing this alone and went nowhere. This was the fastest and easiest process and I am so thankful I found this law office. Especially as someone who doesn’t like going into offices or talking on the phone, the fact that I could do this entirely online with clear instructions was amazing.
Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the kind words. We strive to make it a fast and easy process for all of our clients, and are glad you had such a positive experience.
Posted by Chris | May 21, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Happy client
I got divorced online it was super easy and any questions that I had the were answered in a timely fashion ,that was appreciated. I was happy with the service that I got.
Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for the kind words. We are glad to have made you happy with the service.
Posted by Maria | May 21, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Quick and hassle free
The services provided by Cairns Law office were phenomenal. Every step of the divorce process was detailed and easy to follow. The process was quick and stress free. I would highly recommended their services.
Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for the kind words and for the recommendation.
Posted by Shana | May 20, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing experience!
They helped make everything as simple and easy as possible! They communicated with me every step of the way and handled everything they could for us! I would definitely recommend them if you want someone who is upfront about everything and will get results fast! Overall all it was a seamless experience and they made it affordable too!
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Response from James Cairns June 4, 2024
Thank you for the kind words and recommendation. We are glad to have provided a positive experience for you!
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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Director
  • Providnet Wealth Management
  • 2004 - Present

Education

  • Cleveland State University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Merchyhurst College
  • MS- Masters
  • 1992
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Saylor v Saylor
  • divorce decree granted

Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Erie County Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Graduate Fellowship
  • Mercyhurst College
  • 1990
  • Dean's List
  • Indiana University of PA
  • 1988

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (8)
Endorse James
Uncontested divorce Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Other
"James has an excellent organization that enables him to efficiently and professionally care for his clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"There are times when a husband or wife decides that a divorce makes sense, but that litigation and bickering do not. That's the time for the person to call James. He handles uncontested divorces, and handles them efficiently."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 18
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Jim is an honest, straightforward attorney who has built his practice around the efficient representation of those who seek a prompt and economical dissolution of their marriage."
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Erie Uncontested divorce Lawyer James David Cairns III
James David Cairns III
Uncontested divorce Attorney
Erie, PA
Licensed for 28 years