Dorothy J. Petrancosta (Butler, Pennsylvania)
Dorothy J. Petrancosta (Butler, Pennsylvania)

Dorothy J. Petrancosta

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Licensed for 25 years

Serving Butler, PA (view address)

Dorothy J. Petrancosta

Serving Butler, PA (view address)

About Dorothy J. Petrancosta

Master, Butler County Court of Common Pleas, 2006- present; Hearing Officer, Butler County Court of Common Pleas, 1998-present. Certified Public Accountant (PA, 1997); Licensed Paramedic (PA, 1989). Formerly with: Montgomery Crissman Montgomery Kubit & Petrancosta (Inception Through 2011); Montgomery Crissman Montgomery & Kubit, 1998-2000; Fulton Heck & Silbaugh, 1996-1999; Law Clerk to the Honorable Martin J. O'Brien, President Judge, 1995-1996. Author: "Commonwealth v. Eisenhart" Duquesne Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 1993. Member: Trial Moot Court Board, 1993-1994; Appellate Moot Court Board, 1993-1994; Law Review, 1992-1994. President, Elfinwild Vol Fire Co, 1990-1991; Shaler EMS Organizational Board, 1991-1992. Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant. Pennsylvania Licensed Paramedic.
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Dorothy J. Petrancosta

Areas of Law

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Oil & Gas Leasing and Rights
  • Wills & Trusts

Pro Bono

  • Elder Law
  • Litigation
  • Wills & Trusts

Strong supporter of volunteer efforts within the legal industry, including pro bono and reduced fee representation.


Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 11 reviews
  • Champion Badge Platinum

Communication

5.0

Responsiveness

4.9

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  February 21, 2014

    Communicating with her was pleasant and comfortable. I felt she advised me while looking out for my best interest. She answered my questions in terminology I understood. Without a doubt she would be my pick for legal counsel.

    Communicating with her was pleasant and comfortable. I felt she advised me while looking out for my best interest. She answered my questions in terminology I understood. Without a doubt she would be my pick for legal counsel. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  November 28, 2012

    Dee was a God send!!! I moved 1000 miles away for work right after the papers were filed. She made certain my best interest were taken care of and that I got the best settlement possible.

    Dee was a God send!!! I moved 1000 miles away for work right after the papers were filed. She made certain my best interest were taken care of and that I got the best settlement possible. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  July 25, 2012

    Dorothy J. Petrancosta is a very organized and professional lawyer who follows up with a client in a very prompt time frame. I was very satisfied with her professional services and would recommend her. Planning to use her service and expertise in the... Read more

    Dorothy J. Petrancosta is a very organized and professional lawyer who follows up with a client in a very prompt time frame. I was very satisfied with her professional services and would recommend her. Planning to use her service and expertise in the near future. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  January 28, 2012

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  January 28, 2012

    Dorothy "Dee" Petrancosta is a hands-on attorney. She is very organized and follows up with her clients in a very short timeframe. I have been a client of Dee's for over ten years and have been impressed with her work ethics. She stands... Read more

    Dorothy "Dee" Petrancosta is a hands-on attorney. She is very organized and follows up with her clients in a very short timeframe. I have been a client of Dee's for over ten years and have been impressed with her work ethics. She stands her ground when needed, but she is also extremely compassionate with her clients when they are going through difficult situations. I have recommended Dee to a family member and to friends and I will continue to recommend her as a top-notch attorney. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    Client Review  |  December 05, 2011

    I was recommended to Dorothy by a friend and am so pleased with the outcome. She is so professional and knows the law. She has been so helpful.

    I was recommended to Dorothy by a friend and am so pleased with the outcome. She is so professional and knows the law. She has been so helpful. Read less

  • Commercial Law

    Client Review  |  December 03, 2011

    I have known Dorothy for several years. During part of that time, we were in contact weekly and sometimes daily. My legal needs have covered a variety of areas. In areas were she believes that others are better qualified, she refers you to a diffe... Read more

    I have known Dorothy for several years. During part of that time, we were in contact weekly and sometimes daily. My legal needs have covered a variety of areas. In areas were she believes that others are better qualified, she refers you to a different attorney. Her referrals have always been excellent. {para}Dorothy is extremely intelligent. She is very good at explaining the impact of the decisions and actions that we take. I am happy to recommend her. Read less

  • Family Law

    Client Review  |  November 30, 2011

    I have worked with Dorothy Petrancosta for over 12 years for various issues, beginning with my divorce, through estate litigation, estate planning and will preparation, and would never consider using anyone else. She is direct, concise, extremely su... Read more

    I have worked with Dorothy Petrancosta for over 12 years for various issues, beginning with my divorce, through estate litigation, estate planning and will preparation, and would never consider using anyone else. She is direct, concise, extremely supporting and her guidance has been exemplary! She is an attorney you want on your side if the need arises. Read less

  • Real Estate

    Client Review  |  November 30, 2011

    Dorothy has been a tremendous help with our church board and some contractual issues we have worked through. I also had a personal issue with my local municipality Dorothy assisted me with. She is incredibly knowledgable, straightforward, and very... Read more

    Dorothy has been a tremendous help with our church board and some contractual issues we have worked through. I also had a personal issue with my local municipality Dorothy assisted me with. She is incredibly knowledgable, straightforward, and very responsive with her work. Read less

  • Natural Resources

    Client Review  |  November 30, 2011

    Dorothy Petrancosta (Dee) handled a difficult gas lease issue for me. She was up to date on the recent court cases that affected my dispute with the leaseholder. Her fee was more than reasonable for all of the time and research she did. Dee also rep... Read more

    Dorothy Petrancosta (Dee) handled a difficult gas lease issue for me. She was up to date on the recent court cases that affected my dispute with the leaseholder. Her fee was more than reasonable for all of the time and research she did. Dee also represented our church in a natural gas lease and got us additional funds that we were not expecting. Her subject expertise also got us favorable property protection terms. Read less



Credentials

Position

Member

Admission Details

Admitted in 1994, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
1994, Pennsylvania

Law School Attended
Duquesne University

Class of 1994
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended

Pennsylvania State University
Class of 1985
B.S.
Accounting

Birth Information

Born in 1963
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 1963

Special Agencies
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Associations & Memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Butler County Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Representative Cases
Hicks v Kubit (PA Superior Court).
Hobbies & Interests
Scuba diving, Adaptive swimming companion for the differently-abled, Cooking, Baking and Sewing

Location Details

Dorothy J. Petrancosta: Member at Dorothy J. Petrancosta

Butler

209 West Diamond Street
Butler, PA  16001
U.S.A.

Office Hours:

  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Dorothy J. Petrancosta was admitted in 1994 to the state of Pennsylvania.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Dorothy J. Petrancosta is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, Dorothy J. Petrancosta has a professional profile on LinkedIn.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Dorothy J. Petrancosta has a 4.7 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Dorothy J. Petrancosta attended Duquesne University.

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