James I. Devine is an attorney with over thirty years experience dedicated to providing his clients with quality representation. The great majority of his practice is in the area of medical malpractice law. Mr. Devine represents injured clients in virtually all types of personal injury claims, including medical malpractice claims, automobile accident claims, catastrophic injury cases, brain injury cases, toxic tort cases, premises liability cases, such as slip and fall cases, as well as many other types of claims.
Mr. Devine graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1980 and then attended the Widener University School of Law where he graduated with magna cum laude in 1983. While in law school in 1982-1983, he was the Articles Editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Devine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. McGlynn, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for one year. Mr. Devine is admitted to the bar of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as well as the United States Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania and United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Since 1984, Mr. Devine has been committed to representing clients in litigation matters. During his career, he has represented both injured individuals as well as physicians who were sued for medical malpractice. Since 1996, his personal injury practice has been limited exclusively to representing injured individuals.
Over the years, Mr. Devine has litigated and tried a significant number of cases to verdict. He practices in all counties throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the federal courts in Pennsylvania, although the majority of his clients' cases are situated in Philadelphia area and the surrounding counties. Mr. Devine is a sole practitioner. Your case receives his individual attention from beginning to end. His assistant, Ms. Emily E. Garay-Miller, has significant experience as both a paralegal and secretary.
Areas of Practice
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Automobile Accidents
- Catastrophic Injury
- Brain Injury
- Toxic Tort
- Premises Liability
- Slip and Fall
- Pennsylvania, 1983
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
- Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
- Honors: magna cum laude
- University of Notre Dame