John A. Caputo

310 GRANT ST. SUITE 820 GRANT BUILDING, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
(412) 391-4990

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), Fellow

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice

Wrongful Death

Certified Legal Specialties

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

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

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DePauw University, B.A.


 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 Planning and Strategy", two hours weekly, Fall 2003 - 2006

Honors And Awards

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

Professional Associations And Memberships

 Allegheny County Bar Association, 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

Terms Of UsePrivacy Policy
phone-squaredesktop linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram