James A. Salk
Practice Highlights

Jim has practiced law in the Ithaca area since 1979. He presently concentrates on transactions concerning commercial and residential real estate; provides advice relating to buying, selling, and operating small businesses; and counsels clients in establishing estate plans and estate administration.

Jim regularly shares his expertise with and contributes his skills to a broad range of human service and other not-for-profit organizations, including the Ithaca Farmers Market, Beechtree Care Center, and Mira's Movement.

Jim also serves as Town Justice for the Town of Ithaca.

Of Counsel

James A. Salk

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State, 1979
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
Professional Affiliations
  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, Juris Doctorate, 1978
  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, B.A., 1974
James A. Salk


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Motor vehicle accident, including wrongful death cases:
$100,000 to $10.5 million
Medical malpractice cases:
$540,000 to $2 million
Other personal injury, including products liability cases:
$160,000 to $3 million
Civil rights, including sexual harassment cases:
$150,000 to $1 million
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