About Us

Louis M. Tarasi

Louis, born in Cheswick, Pennsylvania, September 9, 1931; admitted to bar, 1960, Pennsylvania; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and Western District of Texas. Preparatory education, Miami University (B.A., 1954); legal education, University of Pennsylvania School of Law (J.D., 1959). Certified Specialist, Civil Trial Practice, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1984; Recertified, 2000. Recipient, Amicus Curie Award, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2001. State and National Lecturer, Advocacy and Trial Practice, 1965-. Author: Articles, "Opening and Closing Statements"; "Wrongful Death Actions"; "Documentary Evidence"; "Medical Malpractice"; "Products Liability." Member: Allegheny County (Former Editor, Inns of Court; Litigation Section; Former Chairman, Economics Committee; Former Chairman, Video Tape Committee), Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1975); Pennsylvania Association for Justice (President, 1979-80; Former Co-Editor: Barristers Publication); American Association for Justice (Pennsylvania Governor, Products Liability for Pennsylvania); American Board of Trial Advocates; Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Life member); International Society of Barristers (Chair, Western Pennsylvania Admissions); American College of Barristers (Senior Counsel). (AV® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards™). (U.S. Army, 1954-1956). 

Elizabeth M. Tarasi

 Elizabeth, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 18, 1960; admitted to bar, 1991, Pennsylvania; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania. Preparatory education, University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1982); legal education, Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1991). Student Government Representative, 1987-88. Listed in, Who's Who Among American Law Students, 1991. Lecturer: Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 2002; Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2005-09. Member: Allegheny County and American Bar Associations; Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Board of Governors); American Association for Justice; Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Life member). (AV® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards™).