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John Caputo

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John Caputo

I am dedicated to the pursuit of justice and appropriate compensation for the victims of serious and catastrophic personal injuries. Contact me online or call for a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your situation. When I accept your case, you owe nothing out of pocket until I recover compensation for you.

Membership By Invitation

International Academy of Trial Lawyers (2009), Fellow

The National Trial Lawyers (2009), Fellow

International Society of Barristers (2006), Fellow

American Board of Trial Advocates (1999), Fellow

American College of Trial Lawyers (1993), Fellow

Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County (1984-2016)

Certified Legal Specialties

National Board of Trial Advocacy, Civil Trial Advocate (1992; recertified 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012,2017, and 2022)

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Diplomate (1994, certified 1999 in Medical Professional Liability, recertified 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019)


Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DePauw University, B.A.

Classes & Seminars

University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne University School of Law

Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law; Co-teaching Litigation Planning and Strategy 2003 - 2007

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Lecturer

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Lecturer

California University of Pennsylvania, Lecturer

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) , University of Pittsburgh School of Law - select demonstrations

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) , Duquesne University School of law - August 1997; August 1998

Trial Advocacy Institute sponsored by the Allegheny Bar Association and The Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1996

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Trial Certification Program, "Litigation Planing and Strategy", two hours weekly, Fall 2003 - 2006

Professional Associations

Allegheny County Bar Association 1984-2016, Judiciary Committee, 1996-1999; Civil Litigation Section, Chairperson, 1989; Voir Dire Rules Subcommittee; Charter Fellow, ACBA Foundation

American Association for Justice

Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association

Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, President, 2002–2003; Vice President, 2001; Secretary, 2000; Treasurer, 1999; Board of Governors, 1989–1991, 1996–1998

Member, Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1990–1996

Member Birth Trauma Litigation Group, American Association of Justice

Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice

Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


Martindale-Hubbell Rating - AV

Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell CO. 1995

"Best Lawyers in America", by Naifeh and Smith, Personal Injury 1995-Present

"Best Lawyers in America", by Naifeh and Smith, Medical Malpractice, 2005 - Present

Best Lawyer's Pittsburgh Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year, 2011 and 2014

Selected to the Super Lawyers List, 2004 - 2016

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