Brian Patrick Bronson

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Attorney
Location:
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Phone:
724-837-0080
888-534-6016
Fax:
724-837-1348
Email:

Brian Patrick Bronson is an associate of the firm and concentrates his practice in the areas of Social Security Disability, ERISA, Disability Insurance (Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Claims), Veterans disability, and criminal defense.

Mr. Bronson is a lifelong resident of Unity Township and currently resides in East High Acres with his wife, Liznelia, his two sons, Bradan Padraic and Brody Quinn, and a daughter, Brooklyn. Brian’s wife Liz, is a graduate of Duquesne University with Degrees in Biochemistry and Nursing. She is currently employed as a Registered Nurse with the Veteran’s Administration and works at the VA hospital located in Oakland at University Drive.  Brian is a member of the National Rifle Association and is an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

Brian is the son of two educator parents, who both served long and distinguished careers with the Greater Latrobe School District and the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit #7.  He is a graduate of Greater Latrobe High School and was twice selected as an All-Conference Football Player, with a First Team All-Quad South Selection in 1994.  Mr. Bronson also served as the President of the Pennsylvania Junior Classical League from 1993-1994. He was a member of the Westmoreland Youth Symphony, where he was a violinist and was selected for the All-District Orchestra on two separate occasions.  Mr. Bronson also received the honor of being selected to play in a televised Side-by-Side concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under the direction of the renowned Lorin Maazel.

Mr. Bronson received his B.S. from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania in 1999, where he majored in Business Administration, and his law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law (Cum Laude) in 2002.  Mr. Bronson is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

While at Bucknell University, Mr. Bronson was a three-time letter winner on the Varsity Football Team participating in the NCAA-Division 1-AA Patriot League. He was twice selected as the Player of the Game for his performance against Cornell University and Towson University. In 1998, Mr. Bronson received the George Rieu Award given to the most outstanding linebacker or defensive lineman. Mr. Bronson was also a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity-Kappa Chapter where he served as the Sargeant of Arms, or Kustos.

While at Duquesne Law School, Mr. Bronson earned the C.A.L.I. Award in the subject of Criminal Law. He also served as a member of the Duquesne Law Review where he authored 2 published articles: The California Open Primary Act Unconstitutionally Burdens Political Parties’ Associational Rights: California Democratic Party v. Jones, 39 Duq. Law. Rev. 845 (Summer 2001); Pennsylvania’s Common Law Right to Privacy Inadequately Protects the Rights of Individual Workers’ Compensation Claimant from the Harassment Caused by Video Surveillance. 40 Duq. Law. Rev. 523 (Spring 2002).

Mr. Bronson is a member of the Westmoreland County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, the National Organization of Social  Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), and is active in the Ned J. Nakles American Inn of Court. Mr. Bronson has attended the American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims and the annual NOSSCR national conventions.   Mr. Bronson also serves on the Board of Directors of Laurel Legal Services, Inc., an organization that provides free civil representation to low income citizens.  Mr. Bronson is also a part of Operation Standby, which assists the JAG Corps in providing representation to Armed Services personnel.

Brian has been selected as a Rising Star by the PA SuperLawyers magazine in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

Areas of Practice

  • Long-Term Disability
  • ERISA
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Social Security disability

Bar Admissions

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

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. cum laude - 2002
    • Law Review: Duquesne Law Review, Member
  • Bucknell University
    • B.S. - 1999
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • The California Open Primary Act Unconstitutionally Burdens Political Parties' Associational Rights: California Democratic Party v. Jones, 39 Duq. Law. Rev. 845, Summer, 2001
  • Pennsylvania's Common Law Right to Privacy Inadequately Protects the Rights of Individual Workers' Compensation Claimant from the Harassment Caused by Video Surveillance, 40 Duq. Law. Rev. 523, Spring, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • George Rieu Award
  • C.A.L.I Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westmoreland County, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Associations, Member
  • Ned Nakles American Inns of Court
  • NOSSCR