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  • Marie Milie Jones Speaks at LeadersNow International Career Meeting

    Marie Milie Jones was a speaker at the LeadersNow International Career Meeeting held at the LeadersNow local chapter in Wexford on December 14, 2017. This organization promotes the dignity and integrity of young women and provides formation and skills necessary in order to make a positive impact in society. 

  • JonesPassodelis, PLLC and Marie Milie Jones Honored at CCAP Fall Conference

    At the November 20, 2017, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Fall Conference, the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool members joined to celebrate the insurance pool's 30th Anniversary. The theme was "The Power of Partnership".  At this event, PCoRP honored JonesPassodelis, PLLC and Marie Milie Jones for their service to PCoRP and its members.

  • Marie Milie Jones Participates as Table Facilitator in the National Conversation of Board Diversity

    Marie Milie Jones participated as a Table Facilitator in the National Conversation on Board Diversity held on November 16, 2017 as part of the 2020 Women on Boards Initiative at the Fairmont Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh. 

  • Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich Presenters at County Risk Managers Council Meeting

    Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich presented at the County Risk Managers Council Meeting at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township on November 15, 2017.  Marie and Mike spoke to a group of Risk Managers and other County leaders on civil rights, employment and general liability considerations relating to task force agreements and other contracts with municipal entities.

  • JonesPassodelis PLLC sponsors Carlow University Women of Spirit Benefit Concert featuring Marianne Cornetti, Carnegie Music Hall

    Firm proudly supported concert benefitting scholarships for students in need.

  • JonesPassodelis PLLC Co-Sponsors IADC Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting on The Advent of Autonomous Vehicles and Their Impact on Litigation
    10/31/2017 |

    Engage in an evening of social networking, explore The Clemente Museum, and partake in a panel discussion on
    The Advent of Autonomous Vehicles and Their Impact on Litigation
    November 16, 2017, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.  Please contact Dean Passodelis for details and registration information. 

  • Marie Jones Speaks at Pennsylvania Bar Association, Minority and Women Lawyers’ Business Development Forum

    Pennsylvania Bar Association, Minority and Women Lawyers’ Business Development Forum, “Pathways to Success: How to Enhance Your Status in Your Firm Through Increasing Business Relationships and How to Transition to Leadership Opportunities Both Within and Outside the Legal Profession”, September 28, 2017, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Marie Milie Jones Recipient of the 2017 Greensburg Central Catholic Distinguished Centurion Achievement Award

    Marie Milie Jones was presented with the 2017 Distinguished Centurion Achievement Award from her high school alma mater, Greensburg Central Catholic. This award is intended to honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to the community or workplace and who serves as a positive role model for Greensburg Central Catholic students.

  • FDCC Over and Above - Marie Milie Jones

    Marie Jones (Pittsburgh) serves as the Chair of the Board of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. This Catholic Spiritual Institution of higher education is focused on high quality academics in an environment that allows students to be educated for the mind, the heart, and the soul. Marie serves Duquesne as her alma mater from both undergrad and law school.

  • Marie Milie Jones Recipient of the 2016 Allegheny County Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Professionalism Award
    10/27/2016 | Lawyers Journal: The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association

    Marie Milie Jones was honored with the 2016 Allegheny County Bar Association Professionalism Award during the Civil Litigation Section’s annual Luncheon with the Judges on October 27, 2016. The Professionalism Award is given annually to a distinguished member of the profession who has been active in the bar association, has a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in civil litigation and has exhibited the intangible, but recognizable, qualities of professionalism.

  • And The Defense Wins - June 2016
    06/08/2016 | DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar

    Constantine “Dean” Passodelis of the Pittsburgh law firm of JonesPassodelis PLLC represented DENTSPLY International in a product liability case. On February 29, 2016, the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, granted summary judgment in favor of DENTSPLY International in Fornalczyk vs. DENTSPLY International, et al., (GD 13-10756), dismissing plaintiff’s remaining product liability claims.

  • Constantine "Dean" Passodelis Elected to Membership in "Invitation Only" Defense Organization

    Constantine “Dean” Passodelis has been elected to membership in the International Association of Defense Counsel. The core purpose of the IADC is to enhance the development of skills, professionalism, and camaraderie to serve and benefit the members, their clients, the civil justice system, the legal profession and society in general. The IADC membership is comprised of the world’s leading corporate and insurance lawyers and insurance executives. Members of the IADC are part of a powerful and select group with advanced skills in defense law.

  • Marie Milie Jones Elected to Membership in "Invitation Only" Defense Organization

    Marie Milie Jones has been elected to membership in the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. Membership in the ADTA is comprised of exceptional members of the defense trial bar. ADTA only permits one prime member per one million population for each city, town or municipality. This exclusive selection process assures potential clients that they have the name of a highly qualified, experienced and successful defense trial attorney in that community or region.

  • And the Defense Wins - December 16, 2015
    12/16/2015 | DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar

    On October 7, 2015, Judge Mark Hornak granted complete summary judgment to firm client Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation because plaintiffs failed to satisfy their proximate cause burden in a failure-to-warn lawsuit alleging that the prescription drugs Aredia and Zometa caused osteonecrosis of the jaw (“ONJ”). Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation was represented by Katharine R. Latimer and Heather Pigman of Hollingsworth LLP, as well as Constantine Passodelis of Jones Passodelis, PLLC. 

  • 33rd Annual Bishop's Dinner

    Marie Milie Jones Serves as Host Chair for this annual fundraising event supporting Catholic Charities.

  • Federated Investors, Inc. Elects Jones to Board of Directors

    Federated Investors, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment managers, elected Marie Milie Jones as an independent director of the company.

  • Constantine J. “Dean” Passodelis Awarded Medmarc's 2013 Defense Lawyer of the Year

    Constantine J. "Dean" Passodelis has been awarded Medmarc Casualty Insurance Company's 2013 Defense Lawyer of the Year.  Medmarc is a leading resource for insurance and risk management solutions to medical technology and life sciences companies.  This award is presented each year at the Medmarc annual meeting of nationwide counsel.

  • Fish Sandwich Chronicles: Marie Jones
    03/01/2013 | Pittsburgh Business Times

    Marie Milie Jones talks about the firm and her commitment to local businesses.

  • Marie Milie Jones of JonesPassodelis Holds the Bread and Cheese
    03/01/2013 | Pittsburgh Business Times

    Marie Milie Jones, founding partner of law firm JonesPassodelis PLLC and chair of her alma mater Duquesne University’s board of trustees, goes beyond fish on Fridays when it comes to observing Lent.

  • Marie Milie Jones Recipient of the 2012 Duquesne University Law Alumni Association Meritorious Service Award

    Marie Milie Jones was presented with the Duquesne University Law Alumni Association Meritorious Service Award at the 60th Annual Duquesne University Law Alumni Reunion Dinner. The Meritorious Service Award is presented in recognition of services rendered and contributions made to the Law Alumni Association and the Law School. The focus of this award is on commitment to the advancement of the Law School.

  • The Legal's Top Lateral Hires of 2011
    02/21/2012 | The Legal

    Jones Passodelis among The Legal's Top Lateral Hires of 2011.

  • Honoree 'Humbled' to Receive Law Society Award

    Marie Milie Jones received the St. Thomas More Society's St. Thomas More Award, the highest honor given by the association of Catholic lawyers.

  • Marie Milie Jones Recipient of St. Thomas More Award

    Marie Milie Jones has been awarded the St. Thomas More Award, the highest honor given by the St Thomas More Society for Catholic lawyers.  Following the annual Red Mass, Jones was presented this honor at a dinner held at Duquesne University.  

  • Constantine “Dean” Passodelis Succeeds with Long-Term Strategy
    09/16/2011 |

    Lawyer Constantine “Dean” Passodelis made the biggest change of his career this year. In June, he and Marie Milie Jones left Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck PLLC — where both built their careers and also consecutively served as the Downtown law firm’s top executive — to start their own firm, JonesPassodelis PLLC.

  • Meyer Darragh Lawyers Break Away to Form JonesPassodelis in Downtown Pittsburgh

    Five lawyers, including two who led Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck PLLC for a combined 12 years have formed a new law firm: JonesPassodelis.

  • Local Lawyers' Splits Stack Up

    Recent breakaways linked to 'volatility'