Get to know the attorneys

Below is all of the attorneys that work within Orie & Zivic. Browse through to see why we are the best choice.


 
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Jack R. Orie, Jr

A founding member of the firm, Jack Orie has been a trial lawyer for over 42 years. Over the years, Jack has handled a wide variety of cases, including medical negligence, wrongful death, homicide, personal injury, DUI, and complex commercial litigation.

He has represented people and small businesses from all walks of life, including several judges and lawyers. He has tried over 150 jury trials to verdict. Some of Jack’s cases received national attention and set precedent in state and federal courts. Jack strives to obtain the best possible results for his clients. In a bank lender liability case, Jack achieved a $9 million verdict for his client. In a bad faith case against an insurance company, Jack got a $1.8 million dollar verdict when an insurance company refused to pay a business loss claim. Jack has also secured sizable settlements in various types of cases, including a $9 million settlement in a complex commercial case and a $5 million settlement when a cellular tower collapsed on his client.

Jack brings countless years of experience to every case he handles. Jack is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Jack is licensed to practice in all courts in Pennsylvania and has been involved in cases in Ohio, West Virginia, Florida, and New York.



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Jonathan A. Orie

The managing partner of ORIE, LLC. Jon graduated cum laude from both Bucknell University and Duquesne University School of Law. Since 2009, Jon has been named a Pennsylvania Rising Star in SuperLawyers magazine, a distinction reserved for the top five percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Jon started working for his father at the age of 12. Since that young age, Jon knew he wanted to help people as a trial lawyer. Since graduating law school, Jon has focused his practice on litigation with an emphasis on trial work. He handles any type of case.

Growing up working for his father, Jon learned that an attorney does not just represent a client in a case, an attorney should also advise the client as a counselor at law. Jon prefers to maintain longstanding relationships with his clients as both an advocate and an advisor in all legal matters.

Jon is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and all other courts in the Commonwealth, Jon frequently handles cases in both state and federal court.


Matthew E. Orie

Matt joined as an associate after graduating cum laude from Georgetown University in 2009 and summa cum laude from Duquesne University School of Law in 2012.

At Duquesne, Matt was a five-time CALI award winner, winning the award in Legal Process and Procedure, Contracts, Labor Law, Roman Law, and Corporations.  He was also an Executive Articles Editor for Volume 50 of the Duquesne Law Review, securing articles from many renowned authors, including a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, for publication in the Review. Matt graduated from Duquesne summa cum laude in 2012 and received the Raymond F. Sekula award in recognition of his dedication to excellence in legal studies and practice.

Since becoming a lawyer in 2012, Matt has already won multiple trials on his own as lead trial counsel. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and all state courts in the Commonwealth as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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Trevor R. Fleming

Trevor joined the firm in 2012. Graduating from Franklin and Marshall University & Duquesne 2012 along side Matt. His elaborate skill and knowledge proved worthy to the firm quickly. 

As Trevor had many opportunities out of school, the best option was to continue to work with Matt and this firm because they already understood his value. His confidence and assertive abilities are unmatched. His spot in the firm is not to be taken lightly with a fantastic record of successful cases.


Kimberly Tierney

A Graduate from ICM School of business, Kimberly has over 25 years of experience. Working for Jack Orie since she was only 19 years old, she understands the scope of work here to pinpoint. Kimberly handles much of the back end work as well as handling cases of her own. Her efficiency is unbelievable and continues to hold this standard daily.

Outside of work she is an amazing mother with fantastic kids. She travels with her kids to dance competitions and much more fun.