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Joseph D. Pometto

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Phone: (412) 593-4529
Fax: (412) 418-8159

27 W Main St
Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106

Attorney Joe Pometto draws on a well of varied experience to inform his law practice. He has represented individuals in state and federal courts as well as in mediations, arbitrations, unemployment hearings, criminal defense proceedings and small claims court. Mr. Pometto has also represented corporations as defense counsel allowing him to draw on this insight when standing up to employers on behalf of employees.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Pometto served in the U.S. Air Force for four years both stateside and abroad, in Okinawa, Japan. He uses the discipline and work ethic he learned in the military to bolster his legal practice.

Mr. Pometto graduated from the University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate degree and Duquesne University School of Law for his juris doctor. While at Duquesne law school Mr. Pometto’s trial advocacy skills were recognized by the faculty as he was chosen to represent the school in two national trial advocacy competitions.

Mr. Pometto also has experience working with the Allegheny County Public Defender’s Office and the Allegheny County Veterans Court. His time with the Veterans Court was especially meaningful as it granted him the opportunity to help military veterans who found themselves struggling within the criminal justice system.


J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 2013
Louis L. Manderino Law Society-Duquesne University Moot Court Program-2013 National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions-2013 National Trial Competition The American College of Trial Lawyers-2012

B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2010
Major in Political Science Minor in Japanese Asian Studies Certificate

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Supreme Court of the United States, 2020
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2019
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2013
Supreme Court of the State of Pennsylvania, 2013
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member Since: 2013

Allegheny County Bar Association
Member Since: 2013-Present

Awards & Accreditations
  • Louis L. Manderino Law Society-Duquesne University Moot Court Program-2013
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions-2013
  • National Trial Competition The American College of Trial Lawyers-2012
Client Reviews
"Joe is an excellent attorney. He does a fantastic job at laying out all the options in front of you and makes sure you understand what each one entails. He was also available and willing to speak with me at all times." Anonymous
"We were very satisfied with the legal representation Joe provided us in our defense. He was very professional and knowledgeable and did an excellent job getting the best outcome we could expect. We highly recommend Joe for handling any of your legal matters. You won’t be disappointed." Mike
"Joe is a great attorney, We couldn't have asked for a better person to handle our son's case. We had questions and he would get right back to us. Couldn't ask for a more kind hearted, caring, compassionate, honest and dedicated attorney. This was a very diffficult time for us and Joe made us feel at ease, because he really knew his job. I want to send a very special thank you for all you did." Tammi
"A friend recommended to mr Pometto and i couldn’t be happier. Joe consulted with me over the phone and gave me a few option pertaining to my case and i decided to hire him. He presented my options and explained my charges in a easy and very clear way to help me decide what was best for me. I would recommend mr Pometto to anyone for their legal needs and i would gladly hire him again let’s just hope i don’t need him." Dominic
"On June 26, 2017, Attorney Pometto handled a case for us defending our son. He was professional, attentive, understood our goal and put into place his plan to make that goal happen. He provided immediate responses to our calls and concerns and truly left us feeling that we were in good hands. The outcome of the hearing was exactly what he said it would be and we could not have been happier. We fully endorse this attorney and believe him to be a talented, knowledgable professional who will give his best." Marsha