William R. Caroselli

William R. Caroselli

Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-664-1180 (Local)
866-466-5789 (Toll Free)
412-567-1232
Fax:
412- 391-7453
E-mail:

Attorney William Caroselli is a partner of the Pennsylvania law firm of Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan & Conboy, LLC. He concentrates his practice on personal injury law, medical malpractice law, toxic torts and complex litigation, as well as arguing complex matters before the Pennsylvania appellate courts.Attorney Caroselli is a member and Past President of the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, a member and past President of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, The American Board of Trial Advocates, and is also a member of the American Association for Justice, where he served on its Executive Committee. Attorney Caroselli is Executive Trustee of LAWPAC, a past Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and also served as a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee.He has participated in many continuing legal education programs for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.

Attorney Caroselli has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and is presently listed in six categories:Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability and Workers' Compensation. In 1999, he was a finalist for the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year award for his work in the Apollo, Pennsylvania nuclear radiation cancer litigation. In 2009, Attorney Caroselli had two of the fifty largest verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania. Since 2004 he has been listed as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Pittsburgh.  In 2004 and 2006, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers named him as one of Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers. He graduated with a B.A. from Brown University and received his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University where he is a member of the Board of Counselors. In 2010 he was selected as 2011 Best Lawyers' Pittsburgh Product Liability Lawyer of the Year.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Toxic Torts
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Gaming Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1966

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1966
  • Brown University
    • A.B. - 1963

Published Works

  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Pennsylvania Bar Institute (1985), 1987

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Lawyers for Public Justice, 1999
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bet- The- Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Workers Compensation, 1987 - 2011
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004-2012
  • Pennsylvania Top 100 Super Lawyers 2004-2006
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Fellow: International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors, 1998-2003)
  • Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Board of Directors, 1999)
  • Best Lawyers' Pittsburgh Product Liability Lawyer of the Year for 2011
  • Top 50 Lawyers Pittsburgh, Super Lawyers , 2004 - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Ethics Committee, Member, 1983-1986
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, Chairperson, 1988 and Member 1981-1988
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Chairperson, 1970
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workmens' Compensation Section, Chairperson, 1986
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Special Tort Reform Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Member; Executive Board, 2000-2001
  • American Association for Justice, Member; Board of Governors 1986-1988
  • American Association for Justice, State Committeeman, 1978-1980, 1985-1986; Executive Board 1999
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, President, 1985-1986
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Trustee LAWPAC, 1980-Present
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1983
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, President 2007-2008
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Lawyers for Consumer Rights, President, 1986-1988
  • Appointments
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules Committee, 1988-1994
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Member 1996-2002; Chair 1999-2000
  • Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, Board of Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Special Ad Hoc Medical Malpractice Rules Committee, 2003
  • Governor's Health Reform & Medical Malpractice Committee, 2002