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Jim Garver - Altoona, PA

2900 Plank RoadSuite 4 Altoona, PA 16601

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Updated: 08/15/2018

Altoona Workers Compensation Lawyer


Attorney Jim Garver is certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law. He was also voted for inclusion in the 2011-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, an honor based on rigorous peer review.

Before joining Edgar Snyder & Associates, Attorney Jim Garver worked for a work comp defense firm. This past experience means he knows what to expect during his clients' cases every step of the way. He makes sure his clients don't have to navigate any part of the workers' compensation or Social Security disability systems on their own. His job is to make sure all of your bases are covered so you don't have to.

About Jim Garver

Practice Areas

  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Blair County Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section (Member)
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania

Past Positions

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Zappala, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Coach, Softball Team, Martinsburg Youth Baseball League
  • Coach, youth basketball, Garver YMCA in Roaring Spring


Other Sources of Feedback About Jim Garver

Included on the 2024 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jim Garver on Super Lawyers


  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2013 - 2018
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2014 - 2017


Office Information


2900 Plank RoadSuite 4 Altoona, PA 16601


  • 814-942-9337

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