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Andrew G. Cassidy, Esquire
Following his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University, Mr. Cassidy was employed for twelve years by Allstate Insurance Company as a Casualty Claims Representative and eventually a Claims Manager. While at Allstate, Mr. Cassidy attended law school in the evenings at Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and the National Honor Society.  He graduated Cum Laude in 1997. 
After obtaining his law degree, Mr. Cassidy began his legal career working for a large insurance defense firm based in Philadelphia.  Thereafter, he took a position with a small insurance defense firm in Montgomery County, where he litigated personal injury, construction, insurance coverage and bad faith matters.
Mr. Cassidy has extensive insurance defense litigation experience, including automobile liability claims, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, premises liability, subrogation, and coverage litigation.  He also specializes in coverage disputes, construction and bad faith litigation. 
Mr. Cassidy has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar since 1997 and is also licensed to practice in New York.  Mr. Cassidy is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District and Middle District of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Carla E. Connor, Esquire
Carla E. Connor graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Scranton in 1985 with degrees in English and Philosophy. She was a member of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program and was awarded the Joseph B. Cullather Award for Excellence in English. Ms. Connor received her Juris Doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law, graduating in the top twenty percent of her class, in 1988.
Ms. Connor was a partner in the law firm of Murphy, Oliver, Caiola & Gowen, P.C. where she gained years of experience litigating insurance defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability and workers’ compensation matters.
More recently, Ms. Connor was associated with an insurance defense law firm in Montgomery County and worked primarily on personal injury and construction defect cases, contract and insurance policy interpretation, declaratory judgment actions and defense and indemnity issues.
Ms. Connor has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar since 1988.  She is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Christina L. Pitchford, Esquire
Christina L. Pitchford graduated Summa Cum Laude from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2005.  Mrs. Pitchford received her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law, graduating in the top third of her class. While attending law school, Mrs. Pitchford was chosen to join Villanova's National Trial Competition Team.
After graduating from law school, Mrs. Pitchford joined an insurance defense firm in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, where she focused her practice on general casualty liability matters including slip and falls, automobile accidents and construction litigation.  Mrs. Pitchford has also developed extensive experience in providing coverage opinions and filing declaratory judgment actions, particularly concerning additional insured status and indemnification and defense provisions.  Mrs. Pitchford is also proficient handling both simple and complex subrogation claims.
Mrs. Pitchford is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.  Mrs. Pitchford is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Timothy M. O'Neill, Esquire
Timothy M. O’Neill obtained his B.A. from Princeton University in 2008. Mr. O’Neill would go on to attend Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he was honored for Outstanding Oral Advocacy in the Trial Advocacy program. Following his graduation in 2012, Mr. O’Neill joined an insurance defense law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he gained years of experience in motor vehicle accident litigation. Mr. O’Neill has personally litigated over 200 arbitrations and has secured successful verdicts for his clients in Philadelphia, Delaware County, Montgomery County and throughout New Jersey. More recently, Mr. O’Neill joined an insurance defense law firm in Montgomery County, working primarily in first party property claims, bad faith litigation, motor vehicle accident litigation, personal injury litigation and insurance policy interpretation. Mr. O’Neill is a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.

Suzanne Mintzer, Esquire
Suzanne has over 13 years of litigation experience representing various businesses, insurance companies and self-insured entities in general liability matters. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from La Salle University where she graduated magna cum laude. Thereafter, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law. After law school, Ms. Mintzer began her legal career working for a large insurance defense firm in Philadelphia. She achieved great success for her clients at arbitrations and trials throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey handling cases from inception through appeal. Ms. Mintzer is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Suzanne was selected as a Top Young Lawyer in Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyer & Rising Star Edition in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Suzanne lives in Montgomery County with her husband and three children. Suzanne is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her family.

Sylvia Patalano Stenson, Esquire
Sylvia brings over 27 years of litigation experience to the firm. Sylvia graduated from Columbia University with Honors in 1987. She had the unique distinction of being a member of the first women's class to graduate from Columbia College. She was also the founding member of the Women's Varsity Soccer Team of which she was Captain her Senior Year at Columbia College.
Sylvia attended Boston University School of Law where she graduated top 25% of her class and was named an Edward F. Hennesy Scholar. Sylvia started her career as an Assistant District Attorney in Massachusetts. In that role, she tried more than 100 Bench Trials and 75 Jury Trials.
Since moving to Pennsylvania in 1992, she has worked for three Major Insurance Companies. Sylvia has always handled large caseloads as lead counsel from inception through trial. She has done hundreds of Arbitrations, Mediations, Jury and Bench Trials in Philadelphia and surrounding counties with consistently favorable results for her clients.

Racheal DeCicco Bogina, Esquire
Racheal DeCicco Bogina brings over three decades of litigation experience to Cassidy, Connor, and Pitchford.
Ms. DeCicco Bogina graduated summa cum laude from Temple University. While at Temple University, she was honored with membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. DeCicco Bogina graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1985.
Ms. DeCicco Bogina joined the Bucks County District Attorney's Office and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office once out of law school. Since 1988, Ms. DeCicco Bogina’s career has been focused on insurance defense litigation, working for several major insurance carriers. She has successfully tried numerous arbitrations and jury trials in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey throughout her career.
Throughout her career, she has presented legal education seminars to claims professionals and members of the bar.

 

 

295 East Swedesford Rd., Suite 346
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 783-3515
Fax: (484) 390-5848

ATTORNEY Contact infoRMATION
ANDREW G. CASSIDY, ESQ.
acassidy@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3512

CARLA E. CONNOR, ESQ.
cconnor@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3513

CHRISTINA L. PITCHFORD, ESQ.
cpitchford@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3514

TIMOTHY M. O'NEILL, ESQ.
toneill@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3616

SUZANNE MINTZER, ESQ.
smintzer@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3022

SYLVIA STENSON, ESQ.
sstenson@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3093

RACHEAL DECICCO
BOGINA, ESQ.

rbogina@ccplegal.com
(610) 783-3094


 
   

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