Cozen O’Connor: Cullen, James P.

James P. Cullen, Jr.

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-4102

(215) 665-2013

James P. Cullen, Jr. focuses his practice on the prosecution of construction defect, explosion, fire and product liability claims. Jim has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the Northeast, and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Jim has been named a Pennsylvania "Rising Star" by Law & Politics. He is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American bar associations. He is also certified to serve as an arbitrator by the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He is the past chairman of the New England Chapter of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) and is a frequent lecturer on subrogation issues and the prosecution of property damage claims. Jim is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the newly opened Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, a college-preparatory school for low-income students.

Jim received his Bachelor of Science from Villanova University. He earned his law degree, summa cum laude, at the University of Dayton School of Law, where he served for the University of Dayton Law Review as the managing editor.

 

News

James Cullen of Cozen O’Connor Appointed to Board of Trustees For Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

December 12, 2012

Firm Sponsors Interns From College Prep School for Low-Income Students.

Cozen O’Connor Members Lecture For NASP New Jersey

September 08, 2008

Cozen O’Connor Members Lecture For NASP New Jersey

Publications

Fall 2009 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

October 01, 2009

Fall 2009 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - Welcome to the Fall 2009 issue of the Cozen O'Connor Subrogation and Recovery Observer. In this issue, we report on our recent trial victories, notable settlements, and other newsworthy developments in subrogation issues

Fall 2007 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

October 01, 2007

Fall 2007 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer - As football season gets underway and the exciting post-season baseball action has
started, Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation Department is pleased to announce the continued expansion of our team roster. The Fall 2007 edition of the Subro Observer includes the introduction of five new attorneys in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Chicago, San Diego, and Los Angeles.

The Implied Co-Insured Doctrine in the Landlord/Tenant Context [Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers]

January 13, 2006

The Implied Co-Insured Doctrine in the Landlord/Tenant Context - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - 4 pgs total. Topics: RELEVANT LEASE PROVISIONS, REASONS FOR AND CRITICISMS OF THE IMPLIED CO INSURED PRESUMPTION. The particular facts of each loss, including the relevant lease provisions, the party’s intentions, and the particular state law, must be reviewed. A landlord’s insurer should not assume subrogation recovery cannot be obtained from a tenant.

Discovering and Protecting Electronic Files [Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers]

January 11, 2006

Discovering and Protecting Electronic Files - Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - 36 pgs total. Topics: Differences Between Electronic and Paper Information; Growing Importance of Electronic Information; Discoverability of Electronic Data; WHAT CAN BE DISCOVERED: Types of Electronic Data; The “Lazarus Phenomenon”, The Myth of Erased, Deleted, Destroyed and Lost Electronic Evidence; Sources of Hidden Data; HOW TO DISCOVER ELECTRONIC FILES; HOW TO PROTECT ELECTRONIC FILES

Discovery of Electronic Data [Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers]

January 11, 2006

Discovery of Electronic Data - Y2K, Computers and Technology - Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - 8 pgs total. This paper will discuss the discoverability of electronic data, the unique issues created by discovery of electronic data, including the “spoliation” of computer records, and the special concerns that arise from the use of e-mail. Parties must prepare themselves to effectively utilize and respond to requests for electronic data. Electronic data requests can result in discovery of information, such as drafts that were discarded, and deleted items.

Industry Sectors

Education

  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1993
  • Villanova University, B.S., 1988
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Massachusetts
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association