Jeffrey D. Monzo

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Attorney Jeffrey D. Monzo concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal and civil litigation, real estate and family law.

Mr. Monzo has over 23 years of experience in litigation and has represented clients in matters ranging from driving under the influence to vehicular homicide and murder. A former Assistant Public Defender, he has participated in some of the most widely publicized trials in Western Pennsylvania.

Mr. Monzo currently serves as the Solicitor for the Westmoreland County Coroner's Office, a position he has held since 2002.

Mr. Monzo was voted by his peers as a "Rising Star" in both 2005 and 2006 by Super Lawyers, a recognition given to those under the age of 40 who exhibit legal excellence. Since 2008, and every year thereafter, he has been named to the Best Lawyers in America for excellence in criminal litigation. In 2013, he was selected as a member of the Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers for his excellence in litigation. Since 2014, Mr. Monzo has been named one of the top 100 DUI Attorneys in Pennsylvania and one of the Best Attorneys in Pittsburgh.

Mr. Monzo is the former President of the Board of Lawyers Abstract, a real estate title company. He has also served as President of the Board of Mental Health Association of Westmoreland County and as President of the Board of Maxwell Athletic Association.

Mr. Monzo is a member of the Westmoreland Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Ned J. Nakles Inns of Court and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

He previously served as an adjunct faculty member at Seton Hill University, where he taught Labor Law and Business Law. He also lectured at Seton Hill University on legal issues for students preparing to take the Certified Public Accounting exam.

Mr. Monzo received his B.A. from Dickinson College in 1989 and his J.D. from Ohio Northern University in 1992, where he was the Lead Articles Editor of the Law Review.

Mr. Monzo and his wife, Lisa, have two teenage children. A former college athlete, he now coaches his daughter in softball.

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1992
    • Law Review: Ohio Northern University Law Review, Lead Articles Editor, 1991 - 1992
  • Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Major: Political Science


  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Labor Law & Business Law, Seton Hill University

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2004 - 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Criminal Defense, 2005 - 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westmoreland Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Westmoreland County Public Defenders, Assistant Public Defender
  • Westmoreland County Coroner's Office, Solicitor


  • English


  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon