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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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James C. Conley, Esq., Founding Member – Owen & Conley

James C. Conley, Esq.

Founding Member, James Conley, served as an Associate Comments Editor of the Duquesne University Law Review.   Mr. Conley was the recipient of the John R. Gaughan Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law and also received the American Jurisprudence awards for excellence in Constitutional law and Evidence.  Mr. Conley was published in the Duquesne University Law Review and is a former Law Clerk to Judge Dan Pelligrini of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Conley has successfully represented clients in appeals before Pennsylvania’s appellate courts.

Practice Areas:

Nonprofit Organizations, Business Law, Tax Law, Public Employee Retirement, COBRA, Employee Benefit Taxation, Employee Benefit Trusts, Flexible Benefit Plans, Fringe Benefits, Pension Taxation, Municipal Pension Law, Corporate Transactions, Estates – Trusts, Deferred Compensation Arrangements, Employment and Severance Agreements, and General Legal Advice


J.D., Duquesne University, Magna Cum Laude 1995
B.S., Economics, Allegheny College, 1978

Admitted to Practice:

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania    1995
Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) 1989
Professional Activities:
Allegheny County Bar Association