Dennis C. Harrington
(1924 - 2009)
Attorney Harrington served as legal counsel to The McClelland Law Group. Mr. Harrington was a pioneer in personal injury litigation. Attorney Harrington committed his professional career to zealously representing victims of medical malpractice since 1967. His practice included negligence and wrongful death cases.
Attorney Harrington attended Catholic University in Washington, D.C. and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1951 and was admitted to the U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. In 1963, he was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A former President of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, he was also a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, where he served as Secretary, Vice President, and President. He was a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, a member of Phi Alpha Delta, and he has served on the faculty of the National College of Advocacy since 1972. Attorney Harrington served as a member of the State Ethics Commission from 1987-1995 and as Chairman in 1991. He was a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1975-1982 and as Chairman from 1981-1982.
Mr. Harrington was an outstanding trial lawyer with a national reputation. More importantly, he was a man of great character, integrity, and generosity. He is truly missed.