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Andrew J. Kennedy

Andrew J. Kennedy

Practice areas:

Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Business

Andrew Kennedy

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 50%
    17 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 35%
  3. Business: 15%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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    Andrew and I have worked together on multiple sophisticated litigation matters. He brings tenacity, intellect, and graciousness to all work that he does. I recommend him unqualifiedly.

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    Jonathan Phillips Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Colkitt Law Firm PC
Po Box 607
Indiana, PA, 15701-0607

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199804/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Who's Who America 69th Ed.Marquis2015
Who's Who In AmericaMarquis2012
Membership for 2010-11Cambridge's Who's Who2010
ServicePennsylvania Bar Association2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateColkitt Law Firm, PC2003 - Present
Houston Harbaugh2000 - 2002
Andrews & Wagner1998 - 2000
Court of Common Pleas, Blair County1997 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
ABA, Section of LitigationContributing Editor- Litigation News2012 - Present
Section of Litigation, American Bar AssociationCommittee member, Insurance Coverage2010 - Present
Pittsburgh Area AlumniBoard Member2003 - 2008
Canisius College Alumni AssociationPresident, Pittsburgh Chapter2003 - 2010
Allegheny County Bar AssociationCouncil Member, YLD2003 - 2004
American Inns of Court Edward Sell ChapterBarrister2000 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Berckeley Inv. Group v. NMFS et al.$2.6 million judgment reversed
Plaintiffs v. Defendant Ins. Co.Jury verdict for clients for $565,000
Tayar v. Camelback Ski Corp., 47 A.3d 1190 (Pa. 2012).Prevailed. Supreme Court reversed in part and remanded.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Litigation News (ABA)Do Large Attorney Fee Awards Undermine Class Action Settlements?2014
Litigation News (ABA)Sins of a Subsidiary Corporation Visited Upon Parent2014
ABA Litigation NewsTort Reform Dealt a Blow in Oklahoma2013
ABA Litigation NewsEEOC Flexes Muscle In New Strategic Plan2013
ABA Section of Litigation, Litigation News Vol 38, No. 2 Winter 2013Discovery of Facebook Posts No Longer A Given2013
Litigation News (ABA)New Trend in Navigating the Minefield of Civil Rule 13(a)2012
JD SupraDefendants Beware: Superior Court Expands Grounds To Deny A Petition To Open A Default Judgment.2011
Allegheny County Medical Society BulletinOSHA Clarifies Recordkeeping Requirements2002
National Business Institute SeminarFundamental Issues In Pennsylvania Human Resources Law2002
Lawyer's Journal (ACBA)Third Circuit Questions Fee-Splitting Arbitration2002
Physician's News DigestOSHA's New Bloodborne Pathogen Regs,2002
Lawyer's Journal (ACBA)Supreme Court Holds Employers Can Force Employees To Arbitrate,2001
International Law News (ABA)Second Circuit Denies Trademark To Italian Cafe, Finding That U.S. Promotion Not Commerce1999
Penn State Dickinson International Law JournalRecent Developments: Non-conforming Goods Under the CISG -- What's a Buyer to Do?,1998
International Law News (ABA)Fifth Circuit Adopts Tighter Test In Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Securities Law1998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJuris Doctor1997
University at BuffaloPolitical ScienceMaster of Arts1996
Canisius CollegePolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
University of Pittsburgh Law Career Expert PanelLegal Career Panel2008
American Inns of CourtA Discussion of the Law and Politics of Presidential Pardons2007
Lorman SeminarsWho Is Truly An Independent Contractor2000
Lorman SeminarsViolations of the Fair Labor Standards Act2000
Altoona School of CommerceProblems In Sexual Harassment2000
Altoona Area Rotary ClubFundamentals of Employment Discrimination2000
St. Francis Graduate School of Human and Industrial RelationsDisability Discrimination1999
Lorman SeminarsDocumentation and Employee Discharge1999