Pittsburgh Criminal Attorney Selected for Prestigious Rising Star Award

May 14, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Pittsburgh, PA — Attorney Phillip P. DiLucente of DiLucente & Tetlow, LLC has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star by the publishers of Law & Politics magazine.

A Rising Star is one of a select group of Pennsylvania's top up-and-coming attorneys who must be 40 years of age and under or have practiced law ten or fewer years. Being named a Rising Star in Super Lawyer® magazine is a peer nominated distinction awarded to only the top 2.5% of lawyers in each state.

The selection process to become a Rising Star is sophisticated and complex. According to Super Lawyers website, peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research objective to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. The independent research department at Law & Politics uses 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement in determining a Rising Star.

"I take pride in my work as criminal attorney in Pittsburgh," Mr. DiLucente says. "I'm flattered to be recognized by my peers as one of Pennsylvania's elite up-and-coming lawyers."

Mr. DiLucente has handled cases in both Federal and State courts and has handled legal matters in various states throughout the country. His trial experience includes representing clients in jury trials for first-degree murder to crimes of the person. He also has extensive experience in representing clients charged with drug crimes and is a leading Pittsburgh DUI lawyer. Mr. DiLucente is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

About DiLucente & Tetlow, LLC
DiLucente & Tetlow, LLC is a full-service Pittsburgh area law firm providing sound and professional legal advice and representation on a wide range of civil and criminal litigation matters throughout the Western Pennsylvania area. The firm's criminal practice division is headed by attorney Phillip P. DiLucente and includes representation for DUI and drug offenses, bail bond reduction, federal and state charges, assaults, felony/misdemeanor, PFA, pardons and expungements. Attorney Jason C. Tetlow leads the firm's civil practice division which includes personal injury, automobile accidents, workers' compensation, social security disability, nursing home negligence and medical malpractice.