I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science. I continued my studies at the University of Pittsburgh in the Psychology in Education Masters Program and the Duquesne University School of Law where I earned my J.D. in 1998.
I have been an associate with the law firm since 1998. I am admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania.
I am a civil trial attorney and have trial experience in cases involving auto collisions; premise liability; tractor-trailer collisions; product liability; assault; battery; intentional infliction of emotional distress; false imprisonment; and negligent hiring. In addition to the above, my case experience also includes bad faith insurance; breach of contract; civil rights; mental health malpractice; negligent entrustment of a firearm; medical malpractice; negligent security; mold; asbestos; Federal Torts Claim Act; Federal Employers' Liability Act; and actions involving Commonwealth and local agencies.
My jurisdiction experience includes Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts, West Virginia Federal Court and Ohio State Courts. I also have experience handling various state subrogation issues arising under Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Florida, Indiana, and California state law as well as Federal subrogation issues.
A member of the Allegheny County Bar Assoc. (Member, Judiciary Committee 2007-), Pennsylvania and American Bar Assoc.; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Assoc. and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors 2007-); and the American Association for Justice.
I am also very active in the Pittsburgh and surrounding communities through my involvement since 2001 with the non-profit volunteer group, The Junior League of Pittsburgh (Board of Directors 2004-2006, Executive Board 2007-2008).
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2016|
|Lead Counsel Civil Litigation||Lead Counsel||2015|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2014|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2013|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2007|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star||Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||2006|
|Partner||Caroselli Beachler McTiernan & Coleman, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Associate||Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan & Conboy||1998 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Public Justice Foundation State Coordinator||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Allegheny County Bar Association||Judiciary Committee||2007 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association for Justice||Board of Governors||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2006 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|The Junior League of Pittsburgh||Executive Board||2007 - 2008|
|The Junior League of Pittsburgh||Board of Directors||2004 - 2006|
|Duquesne University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of Pittsburgh||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|University of Pittsburgh||Psychology||MA - Masters||N/A|