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Criminal Defense


Real Estate

Toxic Tort


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (2004)

Duquesne University, B.A. (2001)

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James P. Killeen


Two PPG Place, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402
T: 800-243-5412
D: 412-281-7272
F: 888-811-7144

James P. Killeen is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and practices out of the firm’s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office. Mr. Killeen serves as counsel for all aspects of transactional real estate law, including: commercial and residential acquisitions and dispositions; commercial and residential development, including retail, housing, industrial, office, hotels and destination uses, and condominiums; economic development, including tax incentives and public-private partnerships; land use, planning and zoning; commercial and residential leasing for both landlord and tenant; commercial loan documentation for both lender and borrower; land finance; title curative; preparation of all legal instruments involving land use; real estate settlement services, including title insurance policy issuance and escrow services; and homeowners’/condominium association representation. Beyond his background in transactional services, Mr. Killeen has served as retained counsel for national title insurance companies developing substantial experience handling real estate litigation, including: missing interests and/or heirs; title insurance litigation and coverage; agent defalcation; property boundary disputes; landlocked parcels, easement, right-of-way and access issues; quieting title; mortgage foreclosure and workout; and title curative.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars 2010–2011, 2013–2018

Admissions and Licenses:

  • New York Bar Admission
  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • New York State Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2004)
  • B.A., Duquesne University (2001), cum laude, History and Communication Studies