Kim R. Houser

Extension 125

Cases Handled:

 -Workers’ Comp

 -Unemployment Comp

 -Employee Discharge

 -Fire Departments


 -Estate Planning (Wills, Living Wills, Power of Attorney (POA) Etc.)

 -Personal Injury Cases

 -Auto Accident cases

 -Membership Issues with Fire Departments

 -Municipal Issues

 -By-Laws, SOP/SOG, Etc

-Corporate Issues

-Volunteer Fire company mergers

-501 (c) 3 issues

-Relief Association Problems

-Federal Grant issues

-Fire Station Theft issues

-Municipal vs Fire Company

-Command Officer Liability


- Fatal Death Cases


Washington, D.C.


-U.S. Air Force Academy

-Washington & Jefferson College, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1978

-Washington & Jefferson College Graduate School, Master's Degree in Psychology with 32 credits

-Duquesne University, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1982


-Westmoreland County Bar Association

-Allegheny County Bar Association (1982-1985)

-Pennsylvania Bar Association (1982-Present)

-Pittsburgh Claims Association (1982-2000)

-Westmoreland Employers' Workers' Compensation Association

-Pennsylvania Solicitor's Association

-Solicitor of the Borough of Delmont, 1983-1999

-Member of Westmoreland County Department of Emergency Management, 1991-1997

-Solicitor of the Township of Salem, 1994-1999

-Solicitor of the Township of Hempfield, 2000-2004

-Solicitor of the Borough of Bolivar, 1989-1995, 2000-2004

- International Association of Arson Investigators 2004- Present


-Westmoreland County Academy of Trial Lawyers (2004)


-National Fire Academy 

-Bucks CCC

-Westmoreland County Community College

-Pennsylvania Fire Academy

-Butler CCC