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Practice Areas

  • Toxic Tort
  • Premises Liability


Jim Villanova is an Associate in Wilbraham, Lawler & Buba's Pittsburgh office. Jim specializes in trial preparation, depositions and motion practice for toxic tort and premise liability in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Jim received his B.S. in Accounting from the College of Charleston in 2013. Jim went on to graduate from University of Pittsburgh School of Law in May of 2018, where he earned a Concentration in Energy and Environmental Law and attained Membership in the Order of the Barristers National Honor Society.

Prior to joining the firm, Jim focused on civil litigation matters including personal injury, family, and real-estate law for a Pittsburgh based non-profit.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2018
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers National Honor Society, 2018
  • College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
    • B.S.
    • Major: Accounting

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2018


  • PBA's Environmental and Energy Law Section Scholarship