James K. Paulick is Counsel with Leech Tishman and a member of the Corporate Group, where he co-leads the Data Privacy Group. He is also a member of the Litigation Practice Group, where he co-leads the White Collar Defense Group. James focuses his practice on criminal defense, litigation, data privacy and cyber security.
James has an extensive 15 year background in Information Technology that included LAN/WAN network design and implementation, cyber security, eDiscovery, and performance troubleshooting of large-scale multitier enterprise applications.
James is an experienced trial attorney and is highly-skilled in developing cases from initial client interview to jury verdict with successful results in serious state and federal criminal defense. He is also well-versed in civil litigation areas of practice such as personal injury, estate litigation, consumer protection, data privacy and civil rights.
J.D., cum laude, Duquesne University School of Law
B.S. in Computer Science, Wheeling Jesuit University
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Law Office of James K. Paulick
The Lindsay Law Firm
PPG Industries, Inc.
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Washington County Bar Association
Criminal Justice Act, Western District of Pennsylvania
Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (2019)
USB Encryption: Protecting Client Confidentiality with TrueCrypt, The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Vol. 13 No. 4 2011
ISM-Pittsburgh Webinar on Cybersecurity Challenges in Today’s Supply Chain Environment (Speaker)
“Cybersecurity Challenges in the Supply Chain Environment,” Institute for Supply Management (February 2021)
Wheeling Jesuit University 2014 Research Symposium (Keynote Speaker)
Cybercrime Law: Electronic Search and Seizure, Bsides Pittsburgh Security Conference, 2011