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Michael Walter Zimecki

Michael Walter Zimecki

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Litigation, Personal Injury

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About Me

Born in Detroit in 1950, Attorney Michael W. Zimecki graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in 1972, obtained a Masters Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1973, and continued with post-graduate work. He obtained a Juris Doctorate in 1994 from Duquesne University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in all Pennsylvania state courts and in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Before beginning his legal career, Attorney Zimecki taught English at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Alabama. He also worked in public relations at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


He began his legal career as a law clerk for the President Judge in the Court of Common Pleas of Lawrence County. Thereafter, he joined law firms concentrating in Personal Injury law, civil litigation, and workers' compensation. He joined Berger and Green to continue his career representing injured accident victims in Personal Injury claims as a Pennsylvania Personal Injury attorney.


He has written about law and medicine for Harper's Magazine, the National Law Journal, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Several of these articles have been reprinted in anthologies. He is also a playwright and one of his plays was produced by the Pittsburgh New Works Festival.


Attorney Zimecki is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), where he served on the Civil Human Rights Committee, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where he served on the Health Law Committee and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PaAJ), the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA), the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA), and the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates, Inc. (NOVA). Attorney Zimecki prides himself on his ability to communicate clearly concerning legal issues. Clients appreciate his dedication and hard work, as well as his commitment to their best interests.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Litigation: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Berger and Green

800 Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199508/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateBerger and Green2003 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Association For JusticeN/AN/A
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeN/AN/A
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Organization of Veterans' AdvocatesN/AN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Carnegie Mellon UniversityN/AMA - Masters1973
University of PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972