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Michael J. Witherel

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Michael J. Witherel, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986.

Background

Witherel, Michael J. was born on November 18, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas G. and Phyllis J. (Perka) Witherel.

Education

Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1974. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1978.

Career

Assistant district attorney Allegheny County District Attorney, Pittsburgh, 1978-1982. Associate Gondelman, Baxter, McVerry, Smith, Yatch & Trimm Professional Corporation, 1982-1985, partner, 1986-1987, Brucker, Witherel, Zappala & Schneider, Pittsburgh, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986.

Membership

Member Civil Service Commission West View Borough, Pittsburgh, 1977-1982. Board directors North Hills School District, 1981, solicitor, since 1983. Solicitor Municipal Authority Township Robinson, 1987-1990, Ohio Township, Pittsburgh, since 1988.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Allegheny County Criminal Trial Lawyers, Trial Lawyers Association American, Disciplinary Board of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, fine wines, gourmet cooking.

Connections

Married Brenda G. Miller, October 2, 1982. Children: Matthew A., Michael P.

father:
Thomas G. Witherel

mother:
Phyllis J. (Perka) Witherel

spouse:
Brenda G. Miller

children:
Matthew A. Witherel

Michael P. Witherel