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Anthony M. Bittner


Attorney Anthony M. Bittner and the law firm of Joyce & Bittner represent persons injured in virtually all types of accident injury cases including automobile, truck and other vehicle collisions, trip and falls, dog bites and injuries caused by household items, products or tools.

Attorney Anthony M. Bittner and his law firm represent people accused of criminal violations or who are under criminal investigation throughout the Western Pennsylvania region. As a former Assistant District Attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Attorney Bittner personally prosecuted an untold number of criminal violations and oversaw major criminal investigations as an attorney supervisor of the District Attorney’s investigations unit. In private practice since 1988, Attorney Bittner has been engaged in the defense of a broad range of criminal matters, focusing primarily on computer offenses, white collar crime and DUI defense.



The Pittsburgh personal injury attorneys at Joyce & Bittner represent clients throughout Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Bedford County, Clarion County, Lawrence County, Indiana County, Cambria County, Washington County, Westmoreland County, Beaver County, Butler County, Fayette County, Somerset County, Greene County, the South Hills and North Hills communities, Greensburg, Mount Lebanon, Monroeville, Peters Township, Upper St. Clair, Altoona, Sewickley, Uniontown, Cranberry, Waynesburg, Breezewood, and New Castle PA. Our lawyers also represent criminal defense and traffic ticket clients in Allegheny County and elsewhere in western Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice

  • DUI Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Federal and State Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Federal and State Grand Jury Practice
  • Internet Fraud / Computer Crime Defense
  • Serious Traffic Violations and Driver’s License Issues

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003


Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
J.D., 1981

Law Review: Duquesne University Law Review, Senior Staff Member, 1980 – 1981

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.S. (Cum Laude) – 1978

Major: Business Administration
Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PaAJ), Member
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA), Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Member

Past Employment Positions

Office of the District Attorney of Allegheny County, Assistant District Attorney, 1981 – 1988