James J. Gladys, Attorney at Law
Attorney in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

About Me

   James J. Gladys, Esquire:


-born and raised in Monessen, PA, graduating Monessen High School, 1975.

-Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA:  BA in Applied History with a minor in Administration and Management Science, 1979.

-Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH:  JD, 1982. While in law school, worked in law library and directed a student run legal clinic in Findlay, Ohio.  Did first child custody trial and numerous divorce, motor vehicle and minor criminal court matters while working at the clinic.  Prepared federal income tax returns for two years in IRS VITA program.

-admitted to law practice:  PA bar and the Federal District Court for Western PA, 1982.

-computer/technology literate.

-began practicing law in 1983 as a staff attorney for Laurel Legal Services in Greensburg, PA, representing indigent clients in family law and administrative matters.  From 1985 through 1989, associated with Pittsburgh, PA firms where primary focus was plaintiff personal injury, claimant workers’ compensation and claimant social security disability.

-from 1989-2014, sole practitioner in Pittsburgh, PA with a general and litigation practice.

-Edgewood Borough Zoning Board member, deciding zoning cases for municipality and writing opinions, since 2004.

-City of Pittsburgh Equipment Leasing Authority solicitor, legally advising municipal authority that purchases all motor vehicles for the City of Pittsburgh, PA, including contract review, enforcement and other matters, since 2006.

James J. Gladys, Attorney at Law, Pittsburgh, PA
phone:  412-853-1256
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