Weinheimer, Haber & Coco, P.C. Attorneys - Amy J. Coco

Amy defends lawyers, particularly with respect to legal malpractice claims, Professional Responsibility and Professional Ethics matters, as well as representing lawyers in matters involving compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct before the Disciplinary Board and the Client Security Fund. She also defends product liability cases, including toxic torts, and personal injury and property damage matters. Amy frequently lectures for the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and other organizations in the area of risk management, ethics and avoiding legal malpractice.

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D. 1994, magna cum laude)
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (B.A. Journalism, 1989)

Honors and Awards

  • Order of the Coif
  • Journal of Law and Commerce Executive Editor and U.S.-E.C. Relations Symposium editor
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma honorary fraternity
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Federal Claims

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Program Director, Pitt Legal Services Incubator at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - House of Delegates (Term, 2015-2021)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee, Co-Vice Chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Professional Liability Committee. Co-Vice Chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee Investigator
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Planning Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, co-chair of the promotion of women committee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Lawyer Insurance Committee, current chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Ethics Committee, immediate past chair, and duty officer
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Sole and Small Firm Section Member, Ethics minute presenter at meetings
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Nominating Committee member
  • Washington County Bar Association member
  • Law360 2017 Legal Ethics editorial advisory board
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation, vice-chair of the legal publication vetting committee
  • Court of Federal Claims Bar Association member
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • DRI member
  • Adjunct Teacher of Business Law, Business Ethics and Accounting and Finance Law at University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business
  • Central Catholic High School Mother's Guild and Baseball Boosters, 2013 - 2016
  • Japeechen District, Cub Scout Pack 625 den leader, 2014-2017

Publications

Amy J. Coco - Pennsylvania Legal Malpractice Defense Attorney

Contact Amy J. Coco

Phone: 412-765-3399 ext. 4
Email: ajc@whc-pc.com
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