James Paul Coletta

James Paul Coletta: Attorney with Schmitt & Coletta, P.C.
Attorney Awards


A Veteran Disability Lawyer and a Disabled Veteran himself. A Professor of Veteran Affairs Law, he is accredited by the Veterans Board of Appeals and admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Veterans Disability Law
  • Veterans Appeals
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Elder Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Guardianship

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-314-4794  Phone
412-429-7770  Phone
412-429-0777  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, Pennsylvania; 1984, U.S. Supreme Court; 1983, U.S. District Court, Federal District
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
U.S. Army, 1972-1975
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1954
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (7 reviews)
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Carnegie, Pennsylvania

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