Craig E. Coleman

Craig E. Coleman

Partner
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-567-1232
866-466-5789 (Toll Free)
215-792-6153
Fax:
412-391-7453
E-mail:

Attorney Craig Coleman is a partner at Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. He earned a Bachelor of Science from King's College in 1980 and a J.D. from Southwestern University in 1983. Attorney Coleman has been named one of Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers, one of the Best Lawyers in America, one of Pittsburgh's Best Lawyers by Pittsburgh Business Times and has been peer-rated* AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for very high ethical standards, legal ability and professional excellence. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice and Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Coleman is also a former Allegheny County Assistant District Attorney in the Crimes Against Persons Unit and a previous board member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

He focuses his practice on asbestos disease litigation, mesothelioma and personal injury. Not only has attorney Coleman served asbestos and injury victims across Pennsylvania, but he has litigated asbestos and mesothelioma cases across the United States.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Disease Litigation
  • Mesothelioma Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Defective Products
  • Talcum Powder - Ovarian Cancer

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • New Jersey, 1983
  • West Virginia, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1983
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1983
  • King's College, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1980

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers, 2007, 2010 - 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2016
  • Pittsburgh's Best Lawyers by Pittsburgh Business Times
  • Lead Counsel Personal Injury, 2015, 2016
  • Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year Product Liability Litigation Plaintiff, 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell peer-rated AV Preeminent

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board Member
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Hearing Committee Member and Committee Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • Allegheny County District Attorneys Office, Former Assistant District Attorney - Crimes Against Persons Unit, 1984 - 1988

Pro Bono Activities

  • Public Justice Foundation

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