Mr. Pitts is a trial lawyer concentrating in personal injury litigation on behalf of injured people against insurance companies and big businesses. He handles all types of lawsuits, including auto accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death, construction accidents, premises liability, suing drunk drivers, trucking accidents, workers compensation and long-term disability cases.
He has received the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell lawyers rating service, for competence and ethics, AV, for more than 20 consecutive years.
He has been admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin, Illinois State Bar Association, Trial Bar of United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
He has been elected as the only Racine County lawyer Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, Wisconsin Association of Workers Compensation Attorneys and the Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association.
Since 1988 he has continuously been elected as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer. He is a member of Best Lawyers in America. He is a former member of the City of Racine Police and Fire Commission, and Racine County Ethics Board Chairman. James Pitts is fluent in Spanish and welcomes Spanish-speaking clients. Mr. Pitts has a separate personal website at www.pittslaw.com.