Experienced Personal Injury Firm
Serving Western New York For Over 15 Years
Attorney James VanDette

James M. Vandette

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury


Have you been seriously injured by the intentional or negligent actions of another person and find yourself in a life-changing situation? With over 15 years of experience, James VanDette has helped many clients in similar situations get back on their feet after suffering life-altering injuries.

With extensive knowledge in handling a variety of litigation matters, including automobile accidents, construction accidents, premises liability, civil rights, and wrongful death matters - James is dedicated to getting you the compensation you deserve.



  • St. John's University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: With Honors
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Leicester, England

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Beta Kappa
  • Pi Eta Sigma

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County, Member
  • St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary, Editor
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Defender’s Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Chairperson - Admission to the Bar Committee, Bar Association of Erie County

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York

Volunteer Work

  • Attorney Advisor, Maryvale High School, New York State High School Mock Trial Competition, 2011-2018