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Lawyers on Location

Lawyers on Location opens new doors for law students and local practitioners.

Firms and companies host students (the number is up to the employer) for a casual lunch and/or an informal question and answer session. Students use the Lawyers on Location events to develop their networking skills, and attorneys use them to support Duquesne Law and meet potential colleagues. 

Spring 2019

Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP- January 25, 2019

12:15-2p.m. Henry W. Oliver Building, 535 Smithfield Street, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Students are invited to attend a "Lawyers on Location" luncheon at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP, hosted by Ashley L. Wilkinson (L’15).  Several Duquesne Law graduates will be attending, as well.  Meyer, Unkovic & Scott is a business law firm whose diverse clientele includes Fortune 100 companies, significant financial institutions, small venture enterprises, and individuals.  The firm counsels businesses and individuals across a broad spectrum of legal matters, including business transactions and planning, real estate and banking law, bankruptcy and commercial law, employment law, international law and immigration, tax and estate planning, and in various areas of litigation and dispute resolution (

 Lee Robbins, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Duquesne University- February 8, 2019

12:15-2p.m. Duquesne University Administartion Building

Students are invited to attend a "Lawyers on Location" luncheon with Lee Robbins, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Duquesne University.  The Title IX Office, in collaboration with a multitude of Duquesne University programs and departments, continuously strives to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of all forms of sex discrimination, including rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other prohibited acts.

Pennsylvania Bar Association- February 15, 2019

12:15-2p.m. Pennsylvania Bar Association Pittsburgh Office, Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, Suite 760, Pittsburgh, PA. 15222

Students are invited to attend a “Lawyers on Location” luncheon at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Pittsburgh office, hosted by Bridget M. Gillespie, Esq. Pennsylvania Bar Association Director of Western Pennsylvania Services.  Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) has more than a century of experience promoting and protecting the legal profession, the rights of Pennsylvania citizens and access to justice for all.

Elliot Howsie, Chief Public Defender, Allegheny County- March 22, 2019

12:15-2 p.m. at the Office of the Public Defender, County Office Building, Room 400, 542 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Students are invited to attend a "Lawyers on Location" luncheon at the Office of the Public Defender. Elliot Howsie (L'98), Chief Public Defender of Allegheny County, our host, will be there to answer questions, give advice and offer suggestions for you as you plan your legal career. This is an OUTSTANDING opportunity to build your network! The event is open to all students, and we encourage you to take advantage of the chance to learn more about the Office of the Public Defender.

Farrell Reisinger & Comber, LLC- April 5, 2019

12:15-2 p.m., at the offices of Farrell Reisinger & Comber, LLC, 300 Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Students are invited to attend a "Lawyers on Location" luncheon at Farrell Reisinger & Comber, LLC. Jay K. Reisinger and Mike Comber (L’98), our hosts, are both Adjunct Professors at the Duquesne University School of Law, teaching, respectively, Sports Law and Remedies at Law and in Equity.  Farrell Reisinger & Comber, LLC represents national, state, and local clients in a variety of practice areas, including internal and independent investigations, education law, sports and entertainment matters, the prosecution and defense of whistleblower and Qui Tam claims, white collar criminal defense, and federal and state civil and criminal litigation and appeals.

Matthews International- April 12, 2019

12:30-2 pm at the offices of Matthews International, Two NorthShore Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Students are invited to attend a "Lawyers on Location" luncheon at Matthews International. Brian Walters (L’95), Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, and Richard Bartley (L’08), Senior Corporate Counsel, will be our hosts.  Matthews International Corporation has become a leader in the industries they serve by adhering to the belief that continuous quality improvement is paramount in every aspect of their business.  The company is comprised of three business segments: Memorialization, Brand Solutions and Industrial (

Past Lawyers on Location Locations!

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Jail
  • Allegheny County District Attorney's Office
  • Allegheny County Public Defender's Office
  • Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney, PC
  • Burns White, LLC
  • City of Pittsburgh Law Department
  • Duquesne University Office of the General Counsel
  • Eckert Seamans
  • Education Law Center and Disability Rights Pennsylvania
  • Elliott Group
  • FedEX Ground
  • Kennemetal
  • K&L Gates LLP
  • MSA Safety
  • KPMG
  • Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
  • Pittsburgh Penguins, Office of the COO
  • Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Rivers Casino
  • Ryan, LLC 
  • Thomson Rhodes and Cowie
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Learn More

Contact the Career Services Office for more information about Lawyers on Location. 

Samantha Coyne
Employer Outreach Manager
Room 205