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Medical Malpractice Defense


University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. (1987)

Chatham College, B.A. (1982)

Washington Hospital School of Nursing (1971)

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Marcelle M. Theis


Two PPG Place, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402
T: 800-243-5412
D: 412-281-7272
F: 888-811-7144

Marcelle M. Theis is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and concentrates her practice in the area of medical malpractice. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for eleven years in the health care field – particularly in the area of surgical nursing.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Distinguished℠ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America©:  Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Speaking Engagements:

  • Frequent guest speaker/panelist at hospital and risk management seminars

Admissions and Licenses:

  • District of Columbia Bar Admission
  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys – Western Pennsylvania Chapter

Community Involvement:

  • American Red Cross – Lowcountry South Carolina Chapter (volunteer)
  • Reading Partners (tutoring program volunteer for children with special needs)


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh (1987)
  • B.A., Chatham College (1982), cum laude, Political Science and Philosophy
  • Graduate, Washington Hospital School of Nursing (1971)