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Robert L. Byer

Practice areas:

Appeals, Litigation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Appeals: 80%
    38 years, 150 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%

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Contact Info

Duane Morris LLP

30 South 17th Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103-4196

Duane Morris LLP

600 Grant Street, Suite 5010

Pittsburgh, PA, 15219-2801

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive197705/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/AN/A
Pennsylvania SuperLawyersN/AN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Amicus Curiae Brief CommitteeChairman2006 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Subcommittee on Procedural RulesVice-Chair2004 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Amicus Curiae Brief CommitteeVice-Chair2004 - 2006
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Amicus Curiae Brief CommitteeMember2001 - 2004
American Judicature Society, Board of DirectorsMember1998 - 2000
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteTreasurer1996 - 1997
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteDirector1995 - 1996
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Legislative SubcommitteeMember1995 - 1996
American Bar Association, Subcommittee on Rules of ProcedureVice-Chair1995 - 1997
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Judicial Selection & Administration CommitteeMember1995 - 1996
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Discovery Rules CommitteeMember1995 - 1996
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Alternative Dispute Resolution CommitteeChairman1994 - 1996
Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, Southwest Pennsylvania Advisory BoardN/A1993 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Section Counsil, Municipal Law SectionMember1992 - 1993
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Judicial Education and Courts Liaison CommitteeChairman1990 - 1992
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation SectionChairman1989 - 1991
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Publications CommitteeChairman1988 - 1990
Alleghany County Bar Association, Executive CommitteeMember1988 - 1994
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation SectionVice-Chair1987 - 1989
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Appellate Practice CommitteeMember1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteDirector1986 - 1992
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation SectionSecretary1985 - 1987
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation SectionSection Council1984 - 1985
Pennsylvania Bar Association, House of DelegatesMember1981 - 1996
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteMemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Academy of Appellate LawyersMemberN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A
American Law InstituteMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar FoundationLife FellowN/A
American Bar FoundationLife FellowN/A
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny CountyMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Oxford University, Harris Manchester CollegeN/AN/A1974
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973