Julie Wieczorek Fritsch is an associate attorney at Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano, practicing out of the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She concentrates her practice on workers’ compensation. She is certified as a Workers’ Compensation Law Specialist by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Ms. Fritsch is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia. With more than 15 years of experience, Ms. Fritsch has represented clients in state and federal courts at the administrative, trial and appellate levels. She is also accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to represent veterans with claims for disability benefits before the VA.
Before joining Pond Lehocky, Ms. Fritsch was a partner at a Pittsburgh law firm where she represented claimants and plaintiffs in workers’ compensation, personal injury and veterans’ and Social Security disability and disability matters. Prior to that, she completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Jolene Grubb Kopriva of Blair County, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Fritsch has been named a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in 2010 and 2013 through 2016. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Justice, the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association.
Ms. Fritsch graduated with a B.A. in political science from Pennsylvania State University – Behrend College and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.