Jim Bordas has been a trial lawyer for almost 40 years. Jim, along with his wife, Linda, founded the firm of Bordas & Bordas upon Linda's graduation from law school in 1985. Jim Bordas has obtained verdicts and settlements in cases involving medical malpractice, product liability, chemical exposure, lender liability, bad faith insurance, soft tissue/head injury and TMJ, employment law, nursing home and trucking. He has successfully prosecuted numerous criminal cases and has also successfully defended multiple diverse criminal cases. In a number of different areas of the law Jim's verdicts have set records in the jurisdictions where the trials took place, including a $50,000,000.00 verdict in Meredith v. Heartland of Clarksburg in 2002 - not only was that one of the largest verdicts in the country of any kind that year, it is believed to be among the largest ever recorded anywhere against a nursing home corporation. Jim has been identified as a West Virginia Super Lawyer and one of the best medical malpractice lawyers in the country. He was recently honored by the West Virginia Association for Justice as the Member of the Year. Jim started the firm's DVD Mediation Program, Focus Group Trial Preparation Concept, and Mock Trial Programs. He continues to focus his efforts on the firm's major and most complex cases while still taking the time to assist the area's poor in helping to solve some of their problems free of charge.