Biography:

Representation of Individuals (and Classes of Individuals) in Civil Litigation 

Immigration Litigation including Defense of Removal Proceedings

Federal Criminal Defense

Education:

Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1984)
Staff Member and Projects Editor, Boston University Law Review

The Johns Hopkins University, B.A. (1981) University Honors and History Thesis Honors

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Law Clerk to Hon. Thomas D. Lambros, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland, OH (1984-86)

Associate, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C. (1986-91)

Associate and later Partner, Titus & McConomy (and predecessor firms) Pittsburgh, PA (1991-1999)

Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, Pittsburgh, PA (1999-2001) Shareholder, Watkins Dulac & Roe P.C., Pittsburgh, PA (2001-2009) President, Adrian N. Roe P.C., Pittsburgh, PA (2009 to 2015).
Member, Roe & Simon LLC, Pittsburgh, PA (current)

Education:

Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1984)
Staff Member and Projects Editor, Boston University Law Review

The Johns Hopkins University, B.A. (1981) University Honors and History Thesis Honors

BAR ADMISSIONS AND PROFESSIONAL MATTERS:

Admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (Pa. Bar No. 61391); United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Ninth Circuit, and District of Columbia Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Arizona, District of Columbia, Northern District of Florida, Northern District of Ohio, and Western District of Pennsylvania. First admitted to practice in Maryland in January 1985.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Supervising Attorney, Duquesne University School of Law, Federal Litigation Clinic (2007-present).

Adjunct Professor, Duquesne University School of Law, Civil Rights Litigation (Beginning August 2015)

Community Service:

Board of Directors, Neighborhood Legal Services Association (1999-2001 and 2008-2010)

Chair, Public Service Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association (2000-2002)

Chair, Pittsburgh Chapter, American Immigration Lawyers Association (2002-2003)

Trustee, Allegheny County Bar Foundation (2003-2011)

Judiciary Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association (2012-2014)

Audit Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association (2014-present)

Board of Directors and Vice President, Fox Chapel Killer Whales (2011-present)

PUBLICATIONS:

“Public Employees, Expert Testimony, and the First Amendment Right,” Vol. 6, No. 9 Pittsburgh Lawyers Journal, at 6 (April 30, 2004).

The Jurisdictional Pitfalls of Settlement,” Volume 19, Number 4, Litigation Magazine (ABA Summer 1993).

Co-author, “An Assessment of the Insider Trading Sections Act after Tull v. United States,” 1 Insights: Corp. Sec. Law Adv. 8 (Prentice Hall 1987).

Note, “Section 1983 Challenges to State Convictions by Persons Not in Custody,” 64 Boston University Law Review 683 (1984).