About the WPTLA…

The purpose for which the WPTLA and its western Pennsylvania predecessors were organized was to promote, improve and advance the common interest of all members in the causes of trial advocacy, trial by jury and in encouraging fellowship and understanding between the members of the bar and the members of the judiciary.
WPTLA strives to be a voice for injured victims and to uphold and defend their rights under the American legal system, including trial by jury.
The objective of the association is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States and of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to advance the cause of trial advocacy through education, training, and publications, to uphold the dignity of the profession of the law, to encourage fellowship and understanding between the members of the bar and the members of the judiciary, and to improve the adversary system while advancing the cause of trial by jury and the rights of our clients.


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  • Scott L. Melton
  • Charles F. Bowers, Jr.
  • Gregory M. Rosatelli
  • Cynthia M. Danel
  • Jason E. Matzus
  • Edward H. Walter
  • Harry S. Cohen
  • Michael P. O'Day
  • Thomas W. King III
  • Dallas W. Hartman
  • John R. Kane
  • Joseph P. Moschetta
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Richard J. Catalano
  • David M. Landay
  • Jerry I. Meyers
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Anthony J. D'Amico
  • John M. Hauser III
  • Janice M. Savinis
  • Caitlin M. Harrington
  • PC-JulianGray
    Julian Gray
  • Merle Kramer Mermelstein
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Heather M. Hamilton
  • Ronald T. Conway
  • Neil R. Rosen
  • Karesa M. Rovnan
  • Francis D. Wymard
  • Samuel J. Davis
  • Craig E. Simpson
  • Tim Riley
  • Erin K. Rudert
  • Thomas E. Crenney
  • Richard W. Epstein
  • Douglas J. Olcott
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Dennis G. Kuftic
  • Shaheen Z. Wallace
  • Paul A. Tershel
  • Michael J. Pawk
  • Joseph A. George
  • Anthony C. Mengine
  • James W. Manolis
  • Gregory R. Unatin
  • Joseph Massaro
  • James T. Davis
  • Richard C. Levine
  • Thomas S. Talarico
  • Shelley Elovitz
  • PC-HowardSchulberg
    Howard Schulberg
  • James T. Tallman
  • Bryan-Neiderhiser WPTLA
    Bryan S. Neiderhiser
  • Rolf L. Patberg
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Sam Mack
  • Paul J. Giuffre
  • Elizabeth A. Chiappetta
  • Harry M. Paras
  • Frank G. Verterano
  • Bernard R. Rizza
  • Paul A. Lagnese
  • Lawrence M. Kelly
  • John A. Caputo
  • Charles F. Bowers III
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Michael J. D'Amico
  • Jeremy J. Davis
  • George M. Kontos
  • Kenneth G. Fawcett
  • Charles E. Evans
  • Shawn David Kressley
  • Alan L. Pepicelli
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Elaine Specter
  • Joshua P. Geist
  • Stephen P. Moschetta
  • Nathaniel B. Smith
  • Bernard D. Marcus
  • Michael J. Gallucci
  • Mark E. Milsop
  • Howard A. Specter
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Andrew M. Hladio
  • Bruce E. Mattock
  • Rudolph L. Massa
  • Michael C. George
  • Veronica Richards
    Veronica Richards
  • Alan H. Perer
  • Dorothy J. Dohanics
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Robert L. Jennings, Jr.
  • Matthew T. Logue
  • James E. DePasquale
  • Peter D. Giglione
  • Jonathan B. Mack
  • John E. Quinn
  • PC-Larry Chaban
    Lawrence R. Chaban
  • Louis M. Tarasi, Jr.
  • Bernard C. Caputo
  • Craig Murphey
  • sandy neuman WPTLA
    Sandra S. Neuman
  • Raymond J. Conlon
  • Jon R. Perry
  • Steven M. Barth
  • Michael Balzarini
  • PC-Pat Murray
    Patrick W. Murray
  • William F. Goodrich
  • Troy M. Frederick
  • Kelly M. Tocci
  • PC-Tim Conboy
    Timothy Conboy
  • Edgar M. Snyder
  • Christina Gill Roseman
  • John Linkosky
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Cindy Stine
  • Gianni Floro
  • Charles W. Garbett
  • Patrick L. Sullivan
  • Robert N. Peirce, Jr.
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    Christopher M. Miller
  • PC-Richard Schubert
    Richard J. Schubert
  • Renee A. Metal
  • John P. Gismondi
  • Michael H. Rosenzweig
  • PC-Bonnie Kift
    Bonnie L. Kift
  • Thomas C. Baumann
  • Todd Berkey
  • David P. Chervenick
  • Thomas D. Hall
  • Richard M. Rosenthal
  • Edward A. Shenderovich
  • John P. Goodrich
  • Louis B. Loughren
  • Patrick J. Loughren
  • Thomas A. Will
  • Keith R. McMillen
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    John D. Finnegan
  • Craig E. Frischman
  • Victor Pribanic
  • Carl R. Schiffman
  • Jason M. Lichtenstein
  • Michael D. Ferguson
  • Jonathan Stewart
  • Not-Pictured-WPTLA
    Andrew J. Leger, Jr.
  • Mark Homyak
    Mark J. Homyak
  • Dennis A. Liotta
  • Joseph R. Froetschel
  • Robert F. Daley
  • Max Petrunya
  • Michael Gianantonio
  • PC-EricPurchase
    Eric Purchase
  • Grant C. Travis


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909 Mount Royal Blvd.
Suite 102
Pittsburgh, PA  15223
Phone: (412) 487-7644
Fax: (412) 487-7645
Email: admin@wptla.org

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