James R. Miller

James R. Miller: Attorney with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Biography

James R. Miller is a shareholder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. Mr. Miller has proudly served clients at Dickie McCamey for over three decades. He concentrates his practice in the areas of toxic tort law, medical malpractice, and product liability law.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Miller served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Crumlish, Jr., President Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.

Professional Accomplishments

•American College of Trial Lawyers
•Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America : 2012 “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants for Pittsburgh and 2009 “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury Litigation for Pittsburgh
The Best Lawyers in America since 1993: Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
The National Law Journal recognitions: defense verdicts obtained for clients; one of the top “Verdicts of the Year”; defense verdict in one of the first lead paint cases tried to a jury in the United States
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2004-2018

Press Releases

8/15/2018 Press Releases

Forty-Two Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2019

5/24/2018 Press Releases

DMC’s 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Selectees

8/15/2017 Press Releases

Thirty-Seven Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2018

5/22/2017 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its Super Lawyer and Rising Star Selectees

8/15/2016 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

8/24/2015 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2016

9/15/2014 Press Releases

Thirty-Eight Dickie McCamey Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2015

8/30/2013 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Applauds Its 42 Best Lawyers in America 2014

6/17/2013 Press Releases

Eighteen Dickie McCamey Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

9/20/2012 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Celebrates Its Best Lawyers 2013 in Pittsburgh, Camp Hill, Carey, Columbus, and Wheeling

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Toxic Tort
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Food Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5239  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
www.dmclaw.com
University Attended:
New York University, B.A., History, 1969
Law School Attended:
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., Member of the Law Review, 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972
Admission:
State Courts of Pennsylvania; State Courts of West Virginia; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; 1972, Pennsylvania; United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania; 2002, West Virginia; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States; Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
Memberships:

Memberships

•Allegheny County Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•Defense Research Institute
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Pittsburgh Technology Council
•Product Liability Advisory Council

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represents several Fortune 100 companies in toxic tort cases throughout the United States in both state and federal courts; Defends paint companies and others in major toxic tort litigation alleging injuries caused by various substances, including lead, solvents, isocyanates, benzene, and vinyl chloride; Practices extensively in medical malpractice cases defending many physicians in the Pittsburgh area; Represents attorneys who face legal malpractice actions; Defends product manufacturers in numerous product liability and similar lawsuits
ISLN:
904789544

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

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