James F. Devine

JAMES F. DEVINE, Managing Partner of Devine Law Offices, is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Jim has successfully litigated employment cases since 1993. His broad range of experience allows him to provide his clients with effective analysis of the liability risks and costs associated with each case. Jim’s expertise extends to include the interplay between the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and employment law concerns surrounding discipline and discharge and drug and alcohol abuse. Furthermore, Jim has extensive experience defending employers in EEOC and PHRC claims.

In addition to maintaining a full case load, Jim is a popular speaker, lecturing throughout the year on current employment law issues, such as discrimination, harassment, internet policies, and the maintenance of an aging workforce. Jim also provides in-house training for insurance carriers and specialized employers, such as hospitals, by keeping staff updated on case law and other issues resulting from legislative updates to the ADA, FMLA, EFCA, HIPAA and COBRA.

Jim is passionately committed to his family and his community, volunteering in church and youth activity leagues and serving on boards for non-profit and healthcare facilities. Jim is an active member of the Lancaster Bar Association, having served as chairman to the workers’ compensation section, and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of the Lancaster Bar Association Foundation. In addition, he is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations as well as various trial lawyer associations.

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