James J. Amato

James J. Amato

Location:
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Phone:
570-622-2455
570-221-6541
800-858-1532
Fax:
570-622-5336
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Injury - Auto
  • Personal Injury - Premises Liability/Dangerous Properties
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • Municipal Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Major: Business Finance

Published Works

  • Claims by Illegal Immigrants, September 2009
  • General Contractors and Statutory Employer Immunity Under 6L’s Packing, May 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Schuylkill County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Schuylkill County Bar Association, Bench Bar Committee
  • Schuylkill County Marcellus Shale Task Force

Past Employment Positions

  • Cipriani & Werner P.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 2013 - 2015
  • Margolis Edelstein, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 2007 - 2013
  • Honorable John F. Cherry of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, Law Clerk