Thomas J. Dempsey Jr.

Thomas J. Dempsey Jr.

Associate
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-567-1236
877-897-8025 (Toll Free)
Fax:
412-261-1455
Email:
The focus of Attorney Dempsey's practice is litigation in Orphans' Court (Probate) proceedings including will contests, guardianships, beneficial interest matters, fiduciary defense and prosecution for agents under powers of attorney, trustees and personal representatives of decedent's estates. Attorney Dempsey also provides counsel for basic estate planning and estate administration.

Areas of Practice

  • 85% Orphans' Court (Probate) Litigation
  • 5% Estate Planning
  • 10% Estate and Trust Administration

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1987
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • Pennsylvania Negligence, Geo. T. Bisel Company, 1993-2011
  • Various Continuing Legal Education Materials, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1993-2012

Classes/Seminars

  • Continuing Legal Education for Substantive Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1993 - Present
  • Continuing Legal Education for Ethics, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1993 - Present
  • Continuing Legal Education for Substantive Law, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Continuing Legal Education for Ethics, Allegheny County Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Self Employed, Sole Practitioner, 1993 - 2012
  • Thomas J. Dempsey, Jr., Associate, 1987 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Public Speaking for Various Community Outreach Seminars, 1993 - Present
  • Allegheny County Local Orphans’ Court Rules Working Group, 2016