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Joseph D. Pometto

Of Counsel to Robert E. Mielnicki
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Phone: (412) 288-0300

428 Forbes Ave #400
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

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.


J.D., Duquesne University School of Law

B.A., University of Pittsburgh
Political Science
Minor Studies in Asian Studies and Japanese

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of the State of Pennsylvania
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association
Member Since: 2013

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
Client Reviews
Mr. Mielnicki recently defended me on my DUI case. He not only got my license suspension wiped away, but he got my DUI charge knocked down to a General Impairment. This is not the first time Mr.Mielnicki has defended me either. When I was younger he defended me on a pretty serious case and got 3 felonies knocked down to misdemeanors. If you want to win, pick Rob Mielnicki. Garrett
When I was losing patience finally for my girlfriends return home. Something showed me Robert. Robert was there for me and her. Visited her. And walked her through everything. Being very confident with this judge, he was able to successfully lift this detainer. If you ever need a detainer removed or a motion to be filed. I highly recommend him. Robert & Crystale
On June 26, 2017 Attorney Mielnicki handled a case for us defending our son. He was professional, knowledgable and a highly skilled attorney. He returned calls promptly and always reassured us. The outcome we had hoped for worked out as he assured us it would. We couldn’t be more satisfied. We highly recommend this attorney. Anonymous
We found Attorney Mielnicki by chance/fate! We are so grateful and pleased how he helped our son with his case. He was attentive and considerate to our questions and informative with answers. We would highly recommend seeking his expertise in criminal law. He will give you the hard facts and do everything he can as an attorney to expedite a final outcome. His costs were reasonalble and his staff is just as attentive to getting answers back to you, as well! He was a great choice for us and our legal situation. Anonymous
Kept me up to date with the process of it all through Facebook messenger or calling me with the news. I would recommend him to anyone I know. I was sure he was the right attorney for the charges I was facing after the first couple minutes of talking to him. Anonymous