Practice groups

Medical Malpractice Defense


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (2002)

The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. (1999)

Bar Admissions


Jason J. Zivkovic


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

Jason J. Zivkovic is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of dental malpractice, insurance defense, and professional malpractice, with a particular emphasis in medical malpractice.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Zivkovic served as an associate at Olszewski & Quinlin, P.C. for five years.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars 2011

Representative Matters:

  • Focusing on the defense of physicians and hospitals, Mr. Zivkovic’s representation spans throughout Western Pennsylvania at all stages of litigation up through and including trial
  • Defended personal care home in Pennsylvania state court for claims of wrongful death resulting in a defense verdict
  • Served as 2nd chair for claim against hospital nursing staff regarding placement and monitoring of IV lines resulting in defense verdict
  • Served as lead trial counsel for claim against hospital for personal injuries in non-jury trial resulting in defense verdict
  • Successful defense verdict as lead trial counsel in claim against periodontist regarding placement of dental implants
  • Successfully achieved nonsuit at close of plaintiffs’ case in claim against oral and maxillofacial surgeon regarding placement of dental implants
  • Served as lead trial counsel for personal injury claims against nationally recognized children’s hospital in Pennsylvania state court resulting in defense verdict

Speaking Engagements:

  • Mock Trial Presentation, UPMC Emergency Medicine residents, Fall 2014
  • Mock Trial Presentation, St. Clair Hospital, May 2011

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2002)
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University (1999), Criminal Justice