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Paul Hinchey Titus, British lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1961, Pennsylvania 1963, United States Supreme Court 1969.

Background

Titus, Paul Hinchey was born on October 14, 1934 in Bradford. Son of Frederick W. and Susan G. (Hinchey) Titus.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy with honors, St. Bonaventure University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Notre Dame University, 1960.

Career

Worked at Titus & McConomy LLP (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) specializing in General and Complex Business and Commercial Litigation, including Antitrust, Construction, Corporate, Employment Discrimination, Environmental, ERISA, High Technology, Insurance Coverage, Lender Liability, Maritime, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, RICO, Securities, Shareholder and Derivative and Toxic Tort. Banking/Finance, Business Compensation and Tax Advice and Planning, Estate Planning and Administration, Health Care, Intellectual Property including Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations, Private Placements and Syndications and Real Estate Transactions. Admitted to the bar, 1961, Indiana.

1963, Pennsylvania; 1969, United States. Supreme Court.

Member, Editorial Board, Notre Dame Lawyer, 1959-1960. Law Clerk to Honorary Luther M. Swygert, Chief Judge, United States.

District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1960-1961. Trustee, St. Bonaventure University, 1988—. Chairman, Academic Affairs Committee, 1989-1994.

Executive Committee, 1989-1994. Member, Pennsylvania Supreme Court of Civil Rules Advisory Committee, 1995—. Advisory Committee for Judicial and United States.

Attorney Nominations for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Chairperson, 1993-1995. Advisory Committee for United States Attorney Nominations, 1981. Member: Allegheny County (Treasurer, 1977-1979.

Chairman, Antitrust and Class Action Committee, 1983-1984. Chairman, Public Service Committee, 1972-1977), Pennsylvania (Member, Section on Service to the Public) and American (Member: House of Delegates, 1995—. Section of Antitrust Law, Litigation Section and Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities) Bar Associations.

American Judicature Society (Director, 1985— and Member, Executive Committee, 1988—, Vice President, 1991-1993. Chair of the Board, 1993-1995). Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers.

American Bar Foundation. Pennsylvania Bar Foundation (Life Fellow). Titus & McConomy is a member of Commercial Law Affiliates, a select network of independent law firms located in more than 130 cities across the United States and in more than 55 foreign countries.

Membership

Member, Editorial Board, Notre Dame Lawyer, 1959-1960. Law Clerk to Honorary Luther M. Swygert, Chief Judge, United States. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1960-1961.

Trustee, St. Bonaventure University, 1988—. Chairman, Academic Affairs Committee, 1989-1994. Executive Committee, 1989-1994.

Member, Pennsylvania Supreme Court of Civil Rules Advisory Committee, 1995—. Advisory Committee for Judicial and United States. Attorney Nominations for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Chairperson, 1993-1995.

Advisory Committee for United States Attorney Nominations, 1981. Member: Allegheny County (Treasurer, 1977-1979. Chairman, Antitrust and Class Action Committee, 1983-1984.

Chairman, Public Service Committee, 1972-1977), Pennsylvania (Member, Section on Service to the Public) and American (Member: House of Delegates, 1995—. Section of Antitrust Law, Litigation Section and Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities) Bar Associations. American Judicature Society (Director, 1985— and Member, Executive Committee, 1988—, Vice President, 1991-1993.

Chair of the Board, 1993-1995). Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers. American Bar Foundation.

Pennsylvania Bar Foundation (Life Fellow).

Connections

Married Bonnie Dee Postlewaite, September 7, 1957. Children: William A., John M., Ann C.