James R. Flandreau

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Media, PA

Paul, Flandreau & Berger, LLP
 | 320 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4750
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation (80%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

At Paul, Flandreau & Berger, LLP, in Media, Pennsylvania, James R. Flandreau concentrates his practice on workers' compensation, personal injury, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income claims. With more than 30 years of experience, he serves clients throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and holds certification from the Workers' Compensation Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association as a specialist in workers' compensation law.

After graduating with honors from Bucknell University, Mr. Flandreau went on to earn his Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University where he served on its National Appellate Advocacy Competition team. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1983, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout his career, Mr. Flandreau has secured several high-value settlements for his clients. He has obtained a $135,000 settlement for a truck driver who tore the meniscus in his knee, $335,000 for a client who suffered multiple injuries while on the job, $90,000 against an employer that wanted to reduce benefits supplied to a roofer who had sustained injuries to his wrist, and $268,000 for an individual who experienced a work-related head injury.

Mr. Flandreau has maintained various high-profile memberships in several professional organizations and has received Martindale-Hubbell's BV Distinguished* rating. A member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Delaware County Bar Association, he has served on the board of trustees of his law school alma mater and on the board of directors of the Rose Tree Media School District.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (80%)

General Litigation (20%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017

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  • About James Flandreau

    Admitted: 1983, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.pennworkerscomp.com/Attorneys/James-R-Flandreau.s...

    Honors and Awards:

    • National Appellate Moot Court, Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1983

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified, Workers' Compensation Law, Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1984
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1984
    • Pennsylvania, 1983
    • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, Delaware County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 1999 - 2000
    • Delaware County Bar Association, 1984 - Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • President, Rose Tree Media School, 1993-1994
    • District Board of Directors, Rose Tree Media School, 1991 - 1994
    • Board of Directors, Dickinson School of Law General Alumni Association, 1989 - 1992
    • Dickinson School of Law Board of Trustees, 1985 - 1988

    Educational Background:

    • Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, B.A. Cum Laude, 1974
    Office Location for James R. Flandreau

    320 West Front Street
    Media, PA 19063

    Phone: 610-565-4750


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