Kim R. Houser


Kim R. Houser
Partner

Cases Handled: -Workers’ Comp -Unemployment Comp -Employee Discharge -Fire Departments -Corporate -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 -Estates - Fatal Death Cases

BIRTHPLACE

Washington, D.C.


EDUCATION

-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


ASSOCIATIONS

-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


ACCOLADES/AWARDS

-Westmoreland County Academy of Trial Lawyers (2004)


INSTRUCTOR FOR:

-National Fire Academy 

-Bucks CCC

-Westmoreland County Community College

-Pennsylvania Fire Academy

-Butler CCC