Michael Russell


Michael Russell
Lawyer

-Worker's Compensation -Social Security disability -Personal Injury -Wills and Estates -Powers of Attorney

Education   

-Regent University, School of Law, J. D., 1993

-Grove City College, BA, political science, 1990


Bar Admissions:  

Pennsylvania, 1993


Associations:                     

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section

Westmoreland County Bar Association

Pennsylvania Association of Justice


Accolades/awards:         

Certified Worker's Compensation Specialist      

Member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR)


Attorney Michael Russell graduated from Grove City College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1990.   He then earned his Juris Doctor from Regent University in 1993.  He served on the Regent University Law Review during his second year and as the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review during his third year of law school.


In 1993 he began his law career in Greensburg Pennsylvania representing insurance carriers in the defense of Workers’ Compensation claims, among other things.


Early in his career, he realized that he would receive far more satisfaction in representing injured workers; thus, since 1995, Attorney Russell has represented those who have sustained injuries during the course of work and clients seeking Social Security disability benefits.  Attorney Russell prides himself in helping clients receive the benefits they desperately need and deserve.


In addition to specializing in Workers’ Compensation, Attorney Russell also assists clients Social Security disability benefits, and practices both areas of law throughout Western Pennsylvania.


Attorney Russell has earned the distinction of being certified by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania as a Specialist in the field of Workers' Compensation law, which requires him to meet the rigorous qualifications established by the Supreme Court to earn that honor.


In addition to Workers’ Compensation and Social Security law, Attorney Russell also practices in the areas of Probate Administration, prepares Wills, Living Wills, and Powers of Attorney.   He also represents clients involved in Personal Injury claims as a result of bodily injury from motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall injuries, dog bite claims among others.


Attorney Russell resides in Armstrong County with his wife, Rachel, and two children.