Pittsburgh, PA - Today, the law firm of Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. announced that partner William R. Caroselli received the esteemed Joseph F. Weis Distinguished Service Award.

The Joseph F. Weis Distinguished Service Award, presented to Caroselli, recognizes members of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County whose services resulted in a substantial benefit to the judicial system or the legal profession.

"It's a great honor to be recognized by the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County," Caroselli said. "Any time your peers recognize the job you do it's a confirmation that all of the hard work and long hours have been worth it. I am fortunate to work with such a dedicated group of people at Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. and am proud of the work everyone has done this year for the people of Pennsylvania."

The Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers' Compensation was established in 2000 to recognize a Pennsylvania attorney who has excelled in the practice of law, whose dedication to his or her clients, professionalism, and regard for colleagues serves as an example to others, and who embodies the principle of "striving mightily while treating colleagues and judges as friends."

"It's an honor for me to be recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Association," "We work in a competitive field with a large number of exceptional lawyers. To be selected for the Stander Award is incredibly gratifying. I thank the PBA and I thank all of my friends and colleagues at Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. for their support . They are the best of the best."

Caroselli concentrates his practice on personal injury law, toxic torts, and complex litigation, and has been practicing law in Pennsylvania for over forty years. He served as President of the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. In 2009, Caroselli had two of the largest verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania.