Washington County, Pa. Lawyer Elected President of Washington Co. Bar Association Section and Treasurer of National Honor Fraternity Alumni Chapter
Online PR News – 02-April-2012 – Washington, PA – WASHINGTON, PA (March 2012) – Donald B. Formoso, an associate with the Washington, Pa., law firm Peacock Keller, has been elected President of the Washington County Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, as well as Treasurer of the Greater Monongahela Alumni Chapter of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. Formoso, a 2009 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and business law.
While in law school, Formoso served as a legal extern to the Honorable Robert J. Colville of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas and later as a law clerk to the General Counsel of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. Formoso also competed in both Trial and Appellate Moot Courts and served as the graduate student representative for the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees Committee for Academic Affairs and Libraries.
Formoso earned his Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005, graduating magna cum laude from the University Honors College. As an undergraduate, Formoso was named a Brackenridge Research Fellow and was elected to several honor societies, including Phi Sigma Pi, the Golden Key International Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Phi Sigma Pi awarded Formoso its Service Key in 2005.
Formoso is a member of the Board of Directors of the Olivia Scott Foundation and Treasurer of the Knights of Columbus Council #3530. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations, as well as the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association. Formoso is admitted to practice throughout Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He resides in Pittsburgh with his wife, Amanda.
With nearly 400 members, the Washington County Bar Association is a professional organization dedicated to serving the legal community in Washington County, Pa. The organization is committed to maintaining the honor and dignity of the profession of law and enjoys a local and national reputation for leadership and excellence. Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity is a co-educational fraternity, open to undergraduate students of four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States. The fraternity’s purpose is to unite bright and motivated students to work together in a spirit of excellence. The fraternity encourages the ideals of scholarship, leadership and fellowship.
About Peacock Keller – Peacock Keller, located in Washington County, is among the largest and longest established full-service law firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The firm provides corporate and individual clients with experienced and knowledgeable legal services at affordable rates, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. Peacock Keller attorneys provide mediation services and sound legal counsel in the areas of business, corporate and nonprofit law; civil, insurance and medical malpractice litigation; coal, oil, gas, shale gas, mineral and energy law; construction law; elder law; employment law; estate administration and planning; guardianship; hospital law; personal injury; real estate law; school law and workers' compensation law. To learn about the firm, visit www.peacockkeller.com.