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Robert C. LeSuer

Robert C. LeSuer


Concentration:

  • Civil Litigation, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, Product Liability, Professional Malpractice, Contract Negotiations, and Commercial Litigation

Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Grove City College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude

Admissions and Professional Association:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • All Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    - Member, House of Delegates (2005- 2009)
    - Member, Legislative & Governmental Relations Committee (2007-2008)
  • Erie County Bar Association
    - President (2007)
    - President-Elect (2006)
    - Second Vice President (2005)
    - Secretary (1998)
    - Member, Board of Directors (1997-2000 and 2005-2008)
    - Civil Litigation Section, Leadership Board (2007 - Present)
  • American Association for Justice
  • Master, Northwest Pennsylvania American Inn of Court
     - Co-Chair, Erie County Membership Committee (2015-16)
     - Member (2002 - Present)

Community Involvement:

  • Founding Member, Coalition of Attorneys & Physicians in Erie ("CAPE") (President, 2007, 2012; Board Member, 2007 - Present)
  • Judge, Pennsylvania Bar Association Statewide Mock Trial Competition (District 2) (2012-2019) 
  • Guest Lecturer, "Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care" (Mercyhurst University, North East) (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Lecturer, "Legal and Ethical Aspects of Parish Nursing" (Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course) (2011, 2012, 2014, 2018)
  • Lecturer, St. Vincent Hospital "FOCUS 2014" Seminar: "How to Avoid Malpractice without Practicing Defensive Medicine" (2014)
  • Lecturer/Panelist, CAPE Seminar: "Professional Interaction in a High-Tech World: Not So Virtual Liability" (2014)
  • Moderator, CAPE Seminar: "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word" (Legal, Ethical and Practical Aspects of Medical Apologies) (2012)
  • Lecturer/Panelist, CAPE Seminar: "Who Will Make Your Healthcare Decisions?" (2009)
  • Guest Faculty, Brock Lectures, Shriners Hospital for Children (2007), "How to Avoid Malpractice"
  • Moderator/Panelist, CAPE Seminar: "It's a Matter of Life or Death" (2007)
  • Member, Shriners Hospital of Erie, Patient Safety Committee (2002-2005)
  • Lecturer, Erie County Practicum Program (1988-1990; 2000-2001) "Civil Litigation"
  • Lecturer, Erie County Bar Association CLE Seminar (1998) "The New Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence"
  • Adjunct Faculty, Gannon University, Graduate School of Health Sciences Administration. Lecturer in Biomedical Law and Ethics (1991-1997)
  • Regular Legal Commentator, "Twelve on the Law", WICU-TV, Erie, PA  (1995-1996)
  • Member, Board of Directors, United Way of Erie County (1994-96)
  • Chairman, United Way of Erie County, Volunteer Services Division (1994-95)