Attorneys
James P. McCune III

Of Counsel
E-mail:  jmccune@balblawyers.com

James P. McCune III is of Counsel with Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, L.L.C. in its St. Louis office.  In 1991, he received his BA in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College.  In 1994, he received his Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.

In 1994, Mr. McCune was admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Western District of Pennsylvania.  In 1997, he was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  While practicing in Pennsylvania, Mr. McCune tried in excess of 100 arbitration hearings and bench trials.  His practice in Pennsylvania included medical malpractice defense, insurance defense and workers' compensation defense.  He briefed and argued appeals before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and briefed appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  He served as an arbitrator in the Washington County Court of Common Pleas.  He also received numerous court appointments to represent indigent litigants.

Mr. McCune is licensed to practice in the State of Missouri including the United States District Court of the Eastern and Western Districts.  Mr. McCune is also licensed to practice in the State of Illinois including the United States District Court of the Southern and Central Districts.  He is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Illinois Bar Associations.

Mr. McCune concentrates his practice in tort litigation and insurance coverage issues.  He has successfully defended numerous personal injury cases before juries in Illinois, Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois.  Mr. McCune has significant experience in defending cases regarding premises liability, general liability, property damage, motor vehicle accidents and construction.

Education:

Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1994

Washington & Jefferson College, B.A. Political Science, 1991

Licensure:

Illinois 2004, Missouri 2003, Pennsylvania 1994, United States District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri 2007, United States District Court of the Western District of Missouri 2009, United States District Court of the Southern District of Illinois 2007, United States District Court of the Central District of Illinois 2009, United States District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania 1994, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 1997, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 2012 and the Supreme Court of the United States 2015.

Practice Areas:

Mr. McCune has first chair jury trial experience in Illinois, Missouri, and the Southern District of Illinois.  He concentrates his practice defending cases regarding general liability, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, property damage and construction.

Affiliations:

Missouri Bar and Illinois Bar.