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My legal career began 25 years ago when I became a paralegal after I graduated from the University of Michigan and returned to my hometown, Pittsburgh, PA. I worked investigating serious injuries caused by asbestos: Mesothelioma, Asbestos Related Lung Cancer and Asbestosis. I participated in pioneering Mass Consolidated Asbestos Cases and programmed evidentiary databases of asbestos products by manufacturer, brand, and site to efficiently analyze volumes of testimony, invoices and other discovery materials into useable information to prove exposure to asbestos containing products at jobsites in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan.
After Law School, I was in charge of 3,200 consolidated asbestos cases in Saginaw, Michigan. I was responsible for defending the majority of the depositions that took place, all discovery, motion practice, trial and ultimately, the successful conclusion of all 3,200 cases. During this time period I defended more than 400 depositions of former foundry plant workers against more than 50 asbestos companies, at the same time, to prove their injuries from presence of asbestos at work.
Returning to Pittsburgh, PA in 1999, I handled all aspects of the West Virginia litigation jurisdiction of the largest pioneering asbestos practice in the Southwestern Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia. In addition, I handled matters in many of the courts of Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Washington Counties.
I went from Paralegal to Shareholder, learning every aspect of the legal business from the inside to the outside, from the bottom to the top.
I investigated hundreds of Mesothelioma and Asbestos cancer cases from client sign-up to successful conclusion of a lawsuit and distribution of the lawsuit proceeds to victims or their families.
Eager to give clients of devastating , serious injury and illnesses, like Mesothelioma and criminal matters more personal attention, I opened the Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, L.L.C. in 2013.
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Hourly ($200-400/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)
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Scott Galante, Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I worked along side Lee for many months in a very large litigation involving thousands of Plaintiffs and a number of corporate defendants. Lee is an exceptional attorney very skilled in the area of products liability. I would not hesitate to refer clients to him in this area.
|WV||Authorized to practice law||2002||01/15/2017|
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1997||02/11/2017|
|Attorney & Principal||Law Offices of Lee W Davis, Esquire, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney-Sharholder||Goldberg, Persky & White, PC||1996 - 2013|
|Senior Paralegal||Henderson & Goldberg, P.C.||1988 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Charles Chapman v CSX Transportation||N/A|
|Theodore Grzybowski, Plaintiff, vs. AHLSTROM PUMPS, LLC, et al.,||N/A|
|Richard Barker v. ABEX||N/A|
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|LexisNexis File & Serve Electronic Filing and Electronic Service News for the Legal Community||Personal Injury Lawyer Finds File & Serve from LexisNexis® to be a Strategic Advantage for its Efficiency Gains, Cost Savings to Counsel||2009|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of Michigan||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Forensics in West Virginia||Daubert & West Virginia||2007|
|Lecturer||Forensics in Civil Litigation||2006|