Joseph A. KatarincicJoseph Katarincic Clark Hill
Joseph A. Katarincic
Clark Hill is deeply saddened at the passing of our friend and colleague, Joseph Katarincic. We are grateful for his years of dedicated service to our firm, clients and community. Our heartfelt condolences go to Joseph's family and to his many friends and colleagues. He will be dearly missed.
This article from the Pittsburgh Business Times details Joseph's wide-reaching impact.
Joseph A. Katarincic has been actively engaged in the practice of law in Pittsburgh since 1962. During that period of time he has tried cases in approximately 30 federal courts throughout the United States, innumerable state courts, and Allegheny, Greene, Westmoreland and Washington Counties in Pennsylvania. Joseph spent much of the 1980's in arbitration cases throughout the world, including Iran, Iraq, Zambia, Indonesia, Venezuela, Korea and Pakistan. He was recognized by the Duquesne University School of Law with the program’s first endowed Chair. For several years, most recently in 2008, Joseph has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, an honor bestowed upon the top five percent of Pennsylvania lawyers.
"Right to Counsel and the ’Unpopular Cause’," 20 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 725, 1959.
"Judicial Conferences of the Third Circuit," 3 Duquesne Law Review 47, 1964.
"Elimination of Non-Conforming Uses, Buildings and Structures by Amortization - Concept versus Law," 2 Duquesne University Law Review 429, 1972.
"Federal Class Actions Under Rule 23 - How to Improve the Merits of Your Action Without Improving the Merits of Your Claim," 33 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 429, 1972.
Presented for CLE courses on Ethics and the Federal Rules of Procedure.
Conducted seminar on Effective Depositions for NITA.
Involved in two weeks of trial advocacy programs at University of Pittsburgh.
Lecturer: 1990 – 1995, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, “Complex Litigation Class Actions”
Four presentations at the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel on pleadings, defenses and releases.
Authored a history of the Allegheny County Bar Association in the mid to late 1960’s.
Squadron Commander for the U.S. Air Force – 1954 to 1957