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James F. Donohue, Esq.

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Phone: (412) 593-4529
Fax: (412) 418-8159

27 W Main St #2
Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106

Attorney James Donohue has extensive experience in personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense, federal criminal defense and multiple areas of civil litigation. Attorney Donohue has done jury trials, non-jury trials, arbitrations and numerous other legal hearings and appearances. In his free time, Attorney Donohue is a train enthusiast and works on restored, historical and functional diesel trains and various railway locomotives.


Iona College B A History & Politic Science, 1986

Oklahoma City University School of Law, 1988
Member of Moot Court Board

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court United State of America
  • New York State Court of Appeals (currently suspended)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of State of New York

Pro Hac Vice
  • Florida
  • West Virginia
  • Oklahoma
  • The Untied States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Superior Court of Connecticut (currently suspended)
Client Reviews
"Joe is an excellent attorney. He does a fantastic job at laying out all the options in front of you and makes sure you understand what each one entails. He was also available and willing to speak with me at all times." Anonymous
"We were very satisfied with the legal representation Joe provided us in our defense. He was very professional and knowledgeable and did an excellent job getting the best outcome we could expect. We highly recommend Joe for handling any of your legal matters. You won’t be disappointed." Mike
"Joe is a great attorney, We couldn't have asked for a better person to handle our son's case. We had questions and he would get right back to us. Couldn't ask for a more kind hearted, caring, compassionate, honest and dedicated attorney. This was a very diffficult time for us and Joe made us feel at ease, because he really knew his job. I want to send a very special thank you for all you did." Tammi
"A friend recommended to mr Pometto and i couldn’t be happier. Joe consulted with me over the phone and gave me a few option pertaining to my case and i decided to hire him. He presented my options and explained my charges in a easy and very clear way to help me decide what was best for me. I would recommend mr Pometto to anyone for their legal needs and i would gladly hire him again let’s just hope i don’t need him." Dominic
"On June 26, 2017, Attorney Pometto handled a case for us defending our son. He was professional, attentive, understood our goal and put into place his plan to make that goal happen. He provided immediate responses to our calls and concerns and truly left us feeling that we were in good hands. The outcome of the hearing was exactly what he said it would be and we could not have been happier. We fully endorse this attorney and believe him to be a talented, knowledgable professional who will give his best." Marsha