Dwayne E. Ross, Esq.

Dwayne E. Ross, Esq.

Dwayne Ross is the managing partner of Reeves and Ross, P.C., and a life long resident of this community. As an experienced litigator, he was selected to the prestigious Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers, where he has served as a board member. Building upon his undergraduate studies in accounting, he focuses his practice on matters of estate planning, estate administration, and probate.

Mr. Ross is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Supreme Court of Arizona. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Westmoreland Bar Association, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and Christian Legal Society, and the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Ross is active in the community through this church, where he teaches several classes. He has also served as a trustee of Westmoreland Bar Foundation, which is the philanthropic arm of the Westmoreland Bar Association. Mr. Ross has also presented various free seminars in churches on both financial and legal matters. In the legal community, Mr. Ross has taught various seminars to fellow lawyers on a wide range of topics.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Estate Planning
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Adoption
  • Nursing Home Negligence

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Westmoreland Bar Association
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member (Board Member since 2008)
  • Former Trustee of Westmoreland Bar Foundation
  • Deacon of Westmoreland Bible Baptist Church (1992-2009)
  • Former Board Member of Lifeway Crisis Pregnancy Cent

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, 2005
  • Arizona, 2016

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business, University of Pittsburgh, 1985
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Timothy J. Scelsi, Esq.

Timothy J. Scelsi, Esq.

Tim Scelsi graduated magna cum laude from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2010, where he majored in Political Science with a double minor in Philosophy and Spanish. He then went on to Duquesne University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude in 2013. During his first year of legal studies, Attorney Scelsi was deemed to be an Outstanding Oral Advocate for the First Year Appellate Oral Argument Exercise, and the written brief in support of which also earned Mr. Scelsi the commendation of "Best Brief," as well as an Excellence in Legal Writing Award for 2011. While at Duquesne, Attorney Scelsi received the C.A.L.I. Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grades in Energy Law, Estate Planning, and Core Competencies II.

Attorney Scelsi was also a member of Duquesne's National Trial Team and competed in both the 2011-2012 American College of Trial Lawyers National Trial Competition, in which he was a semifinalist, and the 2012-2013 Tournament of Champions. His performance in trial advocacy earned him membership into the Louis L. Manderino Honor Society for distinguished achievement in moot court competition.

Attorney Scelsi is admitted to practice before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Westmoreland Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Wills
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trusts

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • J.D. cum laude - 2013
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
  • B.S. magna cum laude - 2010
  • Major: Political Science
  • Minor: Philosophy and Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Oral Advocate
  • Excellence in Legal Writing Award
  • C.A.L.I. Excellence for the Future Award: Estate Planning, Core Competencies II, and Energy Law.
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Tournament of Champions, 2013
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, National Trial Competition Regional, Semi-Finalist, 2012
  • Recipient of Excellence in Legal Writing Award, 2011
  • Member of Louis L. Manderino Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2013
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westmoreland Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish