Nancy L. Harris

Nancy L. Harris

Of Counsel
Location:
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Phone:
724-837-6000
Fax:
724-834-4859
Email:

Ms. Harris practices transactional law in the areas of estate planning, estate settlement, trust administration, real estate and small business transactions. Ms. Harris holds a BA and MS from the University of Pittsburgh, and she previously worked as a civilian contractor responsible for radiation safety at a Department of Energy facility supporting the United States Nuclear Navy. Ms. Harris then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she graduated first in her class, concentrating in estate planning and administration. Now in the practice of law, Ms. Harris works collaboratively with her clients, providing practical solutions to help them achieve their personal and professional goals. She brings to the table her years of real world management experience, an empathetic problem solving approach, and her keen intellect. When she is not at the office, Ms. Harris and her husband can be found at their historic farm outside of Greensburg, training their bird dogs or pheasant hunting with them in South Dakota.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Settlement
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Small Business Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2003

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2003
    • Honors: Order of Coif
    • Honors: Highest Ranking Student
    • Law Review: University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Sr. Articles Editor, 2001 - 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Master of Science summa cum laude - 1983
    • Major: Radiation Health
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Communications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Westmoreland Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Ned J. Nakles American Inns of Court, 2003 - 2014
  • Ned J. Nakles American Inns of Court, President, 2012 - 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Belden Law, Associate Attorney, 2003 - 2010
  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, 1975 - 2000
  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Manager, Radiation Safety, 1992 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children, President - Advisory Board since 2012
  • Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children, 2005 - Present
  • Greensburg Hempfield Area Library - Board of Directors, 2006 - 2011

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa