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  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation 27th Annual Golf Classic
    08/12/2019

    JonesPassodelis was once again proud to serve as a Gold Sponsor for the Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation Annual Golf Classic held on August 12, 2019 at the Olde Stonewall Golf Club. The proceeds support home renovation projects to ensure accessibility needs for residents served by PMH.

  • Dean Passodelis Receives Award for Outstanding Advocacy from Medmarc Insurance Company
    06/07/2019

    Dean Passodelis was presented with the Award for Outstanding Advocacy from Medmarc Insurance Company at the Medmarc Medical Device Seminar in Austin, Texas.  As a previous recipient of Medmarc's Defense Lawyer of the Year Award in 2013, Dean was honored based upon his continued representation of Medmarc, its partners, and the industry.

  • Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich Speakers at Prison Risk Management Workshop
    05/23/2019

    Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich served as presenters at the Prison Risk Management Workshop held by the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania on May 23, 2019. Marie spoke on the topics "Managing Transgender/LGBT Inmates" and "Prison Litigation Reform Act" and Mike spoke about "Inmate Mail" to those persons working in prison-related fields.

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Catholic Charities Annual Bishop's Dinner "Champions for Change" Gala
    05/14/2019

    JonesPassodelis proudly served as a Pillar of Appreciation sponsor for Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh Annual Bishop's Dinner "Champions for Change" Gala on May 14, 2019. This annual event, hosted by the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, honored Champions for Change through service, innovation, faith in action and leadership. Catholic Charities is dedicated to improving the qualify of life for all of those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

  • Marie Milie Jones Writes Article for Pennsylvania County News
    05/06/2019

    Marie Milie Jones contributed an article entitled "HR Considerations in the Age of Medical Marijuana" to the Pennsylvania County News, a publication of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania.

  • JonesPassodelis and Marie Milie Jones Sponsor Duquesne University Spirit of Diversity Dinner & Scholarship Benefit
    04/12/2019

    JonesPassodelis and Marie Milie Jones served as a Partner Sponsor for Duquesne University's Spirit of Diversity Dinner & Scholarship Benefit.  The Office of Diversity and Inclusion of Duquesne University held its annual event on April 12, 2019. This year's scholarship awardees included a select group of Duquesne University students recognized for their leadership and academic accomplishments, both within and outside of the University. 

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors PMH Foundation 5th Annual Benefit Bash
    04/11/2019

    JonesPassodelis was honored to serve as a Tenor Sponsor for Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation's 5th Annual Benefit Bash on April 11, 2019. This year's event held at Stage AE featured several musical guests. PMHF ensures the financial stability of Passavant Memorial Homes quality programs, which care for the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, autism and behavioral health issues while promoting choice and independence.  

  • Marie Milie Jones Speaks at PCCA Spring Conference and Training Seminar
    04/02/2019

    Marie Milie Jones presented at the Pennsylvania County Corrections Association Spring Conference and Training Seminar on April 2, 2019 at The Altoona Grand Hotel.  Ms. Jones spoke on the topic of The Family Medical Leave Act and Employee Discipline/Termination.  The PCCA provides continuing education and training for correctional administrators in new and developing aspects of correctional management.

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Amen Corner 59th Annual Judicial Reception
    04/02/2019

    JonesPassodelis sponsored Amen Corner's 59th Annual Judicial Reception held on April 2, 2019 at The Carlton in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Amen Corner's Judicial Reception recognizes members of the judiciary for their leadership and excellence. The Honorable Justice Max Baer and The Honorable Maureen Lally-Green were honored at this year's event. 

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors WBA Susan B. Anthony Reception
    02/19/2019

    JonesPassodelis proudly served as a sponsor for the Women's Bar Association Susan B. Anthony Reception honoring Carol L. Hesz, Esquire. The Susan B. Anthony Award is given to an individual who most exemplifies the objectives and goals of the WBA by promoting equality in the legal profession. Marie Milie Jones is a past recipient of this award. 

  • Marie Milie Jones Presents at Premier Employment Law Event
    11/13/2018

    Marie Milie Jones served as a presenter at PBI's Employment Law Institute West, the premier employment law event in Western Pennsylvania, on November 13, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center.  Ms. Jones was one of three presenters, along with a federal judge and plaintiff employment lawyer, who spoke on the topic of "Situational Awareness in Trial Advocacy in Employment Litigation".  The Institute offers an exceptional educational experience and networking opportunities.

  • JonesPassodelis Lawyers Lecture at CCAP Academy for Excellence in County Government Program 
    10/04/2018

    Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich lectured at the CCAP Academy for Excellence in County Government Program on October 4, 2018 at the CCAP Office in Harrisburg. The topics of Employment Discrimination Claims, Civil Rights Issues and Title VII Harassment were covered. The program was held exclusively for County Officials and Staff such as Commissioners, Solicitors and Human Resources personnel. 

  • JonesPassodelis Proudly Supports Passavant Memorial Homes Annual Golf Classic
    08/13/2018

    JonesPassodelis proudly served as a Gold Sponsor for the Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation 26th Annual Golf Classic held on August 13, 2018 at the Olde Stonewall Golf Club in Ellwood City. Passavant provides a continuum of care for children, adults and seniors with intellectual disabilities. The proceeds from the golf outing will be used to improve training facilities and establish an electronic software platform to facilitate mandatory and enhanced training capabilities.   

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s Annual Golf Outing
    06/25/2018

    Dean Passodelis co-chaired the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s Annual Golf Outing at Diamond Run Country Club on June 25, 2018.  The firm acted as a Tee Sponsor for the outing and fielded a foursome that earned a third place finish.

  • Marie Milie Jones Participates in Women's Institute for Leadership in Law-ACBA Institute for Gender Equality Program

    06/21/2018

    Marie Milie Jones participated as a panel speaker on June 21, 2018 at the Women's Institute for Leadership in Law-ACBA Institute for Gender Equality program in Pittsburgh focused on stategies to help women lawyers understand financial drivers that enhance their value within an organization. This program is part of an ongoing "boot camp" experience to assist women in career advancement in the law. 

  • Dean Passodelis Speaks at MEDMARC’s 31st Medical Device Seminar in Santa Fe, NM
    06/15/2018

    Dean Passodelis presented on the topic, “The Opioid Crisis and the response by DEA, HHS, State AG’s and What the Future Holds” at MEDMARC’S 31st Medical Device Seminar.  The annual seminar focuses on products liability risks facing medical technology and life sciences companies.  Passodelis was previously honored by this organization as its national attorney of the year in 2013.

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s 95th Anniversary Gala
    06/03/2018

    JonesPassodelis proudly served as decorations sponsor for the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (Pittsburgh) 95th Anniversary Gala Event on June 3, 2018.  The event also celebrated the 5th Anniversary of the opening of the congregation’s new church. 

  • Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich Presenters at Prison Risk Management Workshop
    05/24/2018

    Marie Milie Jones and Michael Lettrich presented at the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Prison Risk Management Workshop at the Hotel Hershey on May 24, 2018. Marie and Mike spoke on the topics "Trends in Employment Law" and  "Strip Searches" to a group of correctional staff, risk managers and other county officials or employees dealing with risk management in the prison setting. 

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Catholic Charities Annual Bishop's Dinner
    05/11/2018

    JonesPassodelis was proud to serve as a Pillar of Healing sponsor for the 36th Annual Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh on May 11, 2018.  Hosted by the Very Reverend Bishop David A. Zubik, the dinner celebrates the men, women and organizations whose compassionate service helps to turn around the lives of neighbors in need.

  • Marie Milie Jones Receives Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Duquesne University
    05/11/2018

    Marie Milie Jones received an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Duquesne University on May 11, 2018 in recognition of her longstanding service to the University as a Board Member and as Chair of the Board of Directors. 

  • JonesPassodelis Sponsors Passavant Memorial Homes Benefit Bash
    04/29/2018

    JonesPassodelis was proud to serve as an Alto Level Sponsor for the 4th Annual Passavant Memorial Homes Benefit Bash on April 29, 2018. This firm client supports persons with intellectual disabiilties and behavioral health needs. This year's proceeds will be used to improve employee training facilities and establish software to enhance training capabilities to ensure the Passavant team is equipped to provide quality care to the individuals they serve. 

  • Marie Milie Jones Speaks at LeadersNow International Career Meeting
    12/14/2017

    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
    11/20/2017

    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
    11/16/2017

    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
    11/15/2017

    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
    11/03/2017

    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 | IADCLaw.org

    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
    10/04/2017

    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
    04/10/2017

    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
    03/20/2017

    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
    05/04/2016

    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
    04/29/2016

    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
    12/01/2015

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

  • Federated Investors, Inc. Elects Jones to Board of Directors
    04/24/2014

    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
    06/14/2013

    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
    04/20/2012

    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
    12/09/2011

    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
    10/11/2011

    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 | http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2011/09/16/passodelis-succeeds-long-term-strategy.html

    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
    07/24/2011

    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
    07/04/2011

    Recent breakaways linked to 'volatility'