Ryan H. James

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in White Oak, PA

James Law, LLC
 | 1514 Lincoln Way, Suite 301-302
White Oak, PA 15131
Phone: 412-944-2205
Fax: 412-896-1321
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ryan James is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer who has amassed experience and results well beyond his years in practice.  Since founding James Law, LLC, a small firm located in White Oak, Pennsylvania, Ryan’s successfully tried numerous criminal and civil cases to verdict before judges and juries, including two cases alleging counts of first-degree murder, one of which resulted in a full acquittal.  Ryan has additionally won new trials for clients as post-conviction counsel in more than 60 PCRAs, and he’s been appellate counsel in approximately 20 appeals in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, one resulting in a published opinion advancing the law on individualized sentencing.  

Ryan’s represented clients throughout Pennsylvania including in Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Butler, Cambria, Chester, Crawford, Greene, Fayette, Jefferson, Mercer, Somerset, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.  He’s licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Michigan, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. To learn more about Ryan and his practice visit rhjameslaw.com.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%): Criminal Law

Appellate (10%): Appeals

General Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Appeals

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2018

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About Ryan James

Admitted: 2012, Pennsylvania

Honors/Awards:

  • Readers’ Choice (Silver Award) Winner-“Best Attorney", Trib Total Media, 2015
  • Readers’ Choice (Gold Award) Winner-“Best Attorney", The Daily News, 2014
  • The Earl Dayton Award, Thomas M. Cooley Law School Grade Appeals Board, 2011
  • The Fitzgerald Award, Thomas M. Cooley SBA, 2011
  • John D. Voelker Award, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, 2011
  • Distinguished Student Award, Thomas M. Cooley Alumni Association, 2011
  • President's Achievement Award, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice-Chair (2016-17) General Member/Council (2012-Pres.)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Neighborhood Legal Services Assocation, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, B.A., cum laude, 2007
Office Location for Ryan H. James

1514 Lincoln Way
Suite 301-302
White Oak, PA 15131

Phone: 412-944-2205

Fax: 412-896-1321

 

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Last Updated: 4/3/2018

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