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George M. Kontos

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George Kontos received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1991. His practice focuses on medical malpractice, product liability, civil rights, personal injury, and various other civil litigation matters.

George has handled a variety of high-profile cases, including the filing of defamation claims against Bill Cosby, multiple claims against the Catholic Diocese on behalf of abuse victims, and many claims involving individuals who have had their civil rights violated by governmental officials.

George is a fellow in the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, an invitation-only group of the Bar’s most experienced and proficient litigators. He has also served on the Board of Governors for the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and is an active member of both the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations.

Since 2006, George has served as a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, as a lecturer in Advanced Trial Evidence. He has also guest lectured at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, covering a range of issues including the impact of managed care on the physician-patient relationship and issues concerning medical malpractice. He has taught various classes as part of the Pennsylvania Bar’s continuing legal education program and has served as moderator for Allegheny County‘s “judicial roundtable.”

George is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The organization includes only 1% of attorneys in the United States. George has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2023 publication of Best Lawyers in America. He has been included for the past eleven years.

George is active in a variety of community and charitable organizations, including the Lupus Foundation of America.

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