The Law Office of James Irwin is located in Lower Burrell, PA, serving Westmoreland, Allegheny, Armstrong and Butler Counties. The firm practices in legal matters including Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers Of Attorney, Probate and Real Estate Law. The Law Office of James Irwin is focused on its clients’ needs and strives to achieve the very best for its clients.
James Irwin, founder of the firm, has been practicing law since 1973. He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar; the Federal District Court, Western Pennsylvania; and the US Supreme Court. His areas of concentration currently are Estates / Probate Administration; Estate Planning; Elder Law; Wills, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills; and Real Estate Transactions / Sales and Purchases. Previously, he handled cases in Bankruptcy, Corporate, Criminal, Domestic, Negligence, Patents and Wrongful Deaths. Mr. Irwin uses cost-effective solutions to solve the needs of his clients when they need it most, and he practices law by keeping in mind loyalty, ability and practicality.
Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Irwin was a Chemist at PPG.
Mr. Irwin received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) in 1973 from Duquesne University School of Law, graduating #23 out of 100. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry in 1965 from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Westmoreland County Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association.
Mr. Irwin holds the coveted “Distinguished” rating by Martindale-Hubbell and was honored as “Patent Attorney” by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Football: High School MVP; All City Fullback, Pittsburgh, PA; lettered 3 years Varsity Football, University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Irwin has a daughter, Doreen J. Irwin, who is also an attorney.
Mr. Irwin was born in Northern Ireland, immigrating to the USA as a youth. He would like to give a Thank you to America for taking a chance on him and granting him citizenship.
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