The foundation of who Lou Mincarelli is starts with the values of hard work and dedication. Those core beliefs were instilled in Lou by his parents at an early age. Lou worked full time to put himself through law school at night. While studying law at Temple University, He worked as a Victim Advocate in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. In this capacity, Lou learned first-hand the effects that crime has on victims and their families.
After law school, Lou became a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office under Lynne Abraham and was tasked to run a ground-breaking Community Court Program. This program was focused on stopping repeat offenses by mentally ill and chemically dependent criminal defendants. Lou has been on the front lines in the fight against the opioid epidemic and mental health crisis. Later, he went on to the Trial Division where Lou spent several years assigned to the Major Trials Unit prosecuting criminals for crimes which included some of the most violent and serious felonies. He personally handled hundreds of cases through bench and jury trials. Lou was honored to help protect the citizens of Pennsylvania as prosecutor.
In 2010 Lou was one of the founding partners of the firm McCullough, McLaughlin, Mincarelli, and McCloskey Attorneys at Law. He has represented clients from various backgrounds and life situations. Lou has helped some of the most vulnerable members of our society. Lou’s practice expanded to represent clients in criminal, family, and civil law. He was a child advocate in Family Court and served on Civil Arbitration Panels. As an arbitrator, Lou has had the opportunity to function in a role very similar to a Judge – making evidentiary and procedural rulings to determine the outcome of a case.