Of Counsel to Attorney Robert E. Mielnicki

Pittsburgh Criminal Attorney Joe Pometto has experience helping clients charged with DUI’s, Traffic-Related Cases, Drug Charges, Burglaries and dozens of other criminal charges. Whether negotiating a reduction in points for a traffic offense or getting simple assaults outright dismissed, Attorney Pometto does all he can to reach the best possible outcome for every client, on every case. Attorney Pometto will explain all of your options and then guide you in making the best choice for your case, whether it be entering a plea agreement, or taking your case to trial. Every case deserves his utmost care and attention, because each outcome can significantly impact the lives of his clients. Attorney Pometto is ready to defend your criminal case and help you protect your rights and your record.

Prior to attending law school, Attorney Pometto served in the U.S. Air Force for four years both stateside and abroad, in Okinawa, Japan. Attorney Pometto obtained the rank of E-4 in the military and performed duties as both a fighter jet mechanic and security forces Airman. He uses the discipline and work ethic he learned in the military to bolster his legal practice.

Pittsburgh Criminal Attorney Joe Pometto graduated from the University of Pittsburgh for his undergraduate degree and Duquesne University School of Law for his law degree. While at Duquesne Law School, the faculty recognized Attorney Pometto’s trial advocacy skills as he was chosen to represent the school in two national trial advocacy competitions.

Attorney Pometto also has experience working with the Allegheny County Public Defender’s Office and the Allegheny County Veterans Court. His time with the Veterans Court was especially meaningful as it granted him the opportunity to help military veterans who found themselves struggling within the criminal justice system.

Duquesne University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor (JD)
University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelors of Arts (BA)- Political Science
  • Minor Studies in Asian Studies and Japanese
Admitted To:
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the State of Pennsylvania
  • Allegheny County Bar Association – Member (2013-Present)
Awards & Accreditations:
  • Louis L. Manderino Law Society-Duquesne University Moot Court Program-2013
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions-2013
  • National Trial Competition The American College of Trial Lawyers-2012

Contact Info – Joseph D. Pometto
Phone: 412-288-0300
Email: jpometto@pghcriminalattorney.com