Russell has consistently distinguished himself through his hard work and legacy of results. Russell’s practice focuses on helping injured people through almost every type of personal injury claim. The most rewarding aspect of his career is walking clients through what is often one of the most challenging times in their lives and making a positive difference through that process. Although based in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Russell has experience with litigating cases in both state and federal courts all across Pennsylvania.
A native to the Indiana area, Russell spent time working in Washington, D.C., where he decided that a career in law would enable him to make a positive impact in individual lives and his community. He earned his J.D. – graduating first in his class – from Duquesne University School of Law where he participated in the Federal Litigation Clinic and was the Executive Articles Editor of Duquesne Law.
J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (Summa cum laude)
B.A., Grove City College (Magna cum laude)
Marion Center High School (Valedictorian)
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Memberships and Affiliations
Indiana County Bar Association
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
2015 Dr. John & Liz Murray Award for Excellence in Student Scholarship
2015 Distinguished Student Award
2015 John J. Sciullo Peer Excellency Award
Pro Bono Program Service Honor
Allegheny County Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Recognition
CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Civil Procedure II, Legal Research and Writing I, Legal Research and Writing II, Property, Administrative Law, Land Use Planning and Employment Discrimination.
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