Brock McCandless

Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy Coach
School of Law

Law School Offices, Hanley Hall
Phone: 412.396.6300


Duquesne University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2009
Washington and Jefferson College, B.S., Political Science, Psychology, magna cum laude, 2006

Brock E. McCandless's practice encompasses litigation, land use law, energy and environmental law and public and municipal law, with a special emphasis on real estate.

He has represented commercial clients through all stages of the litigation process. He has conducted legal claim analysis, taken and defended depositions and represented clients before magistrate district judges and arbitration boards.

In addition to his litigation experience, McCanless represented private and municipal clients in all aspects of land use, zoning and real estate matters. He was also honored by his peers and selected to be on the 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list, which represents only the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in Pennsylvania.

His experience includes:

  • Easements
  • Zoning violations
  • Code enforcement
  • Water and sewage issues
  • Oil and gas development
  • Municipal tax liens
  • Tax assessment issues
  • Business, commercial and contract disputes
  • Litigation

FALL 2018
Trial Advocacy - Trial Team