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Insurance Law and Litigation

Medical Malpractice Defense


University of Miami School of Law, J.D. (2003)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. (2000)

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Melissa B. Catello


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

Melissa B. Catello is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. The entirety of her practice is civil litigation, with a concentration in professional liability matters, including personal injury claims, wrongful death claims, medical malpractice claims, and product liability claims. Since she started practice over a decade ago, Ms. Catello has tried cases to verdict in courts throughout Western Pennsylvania. She also routinely represents plaintiffs in protection from abuse hearings in Allegheny County.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, elected in 2014
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars 2016–2018

Representative Matters:

  • Heverly v. Erdman & Associates, Franklin County (2013)
  • Powell v. Anytime Tanning Club, et al., Allegheny County (2012)
  • Mason v. Balfour Beatty, et al., Allegheny County (2011)

Speaking Engagements:

  • "A Conversation with the Civil Common Pleas Court Bench" (Co-Moderator); Pennsylvania Bar Institute; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 12/3/2010

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Community Involvement:

  • Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • Pittsburgh Cares


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law (2003), cum laude
  • B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2000), summa cum laude, Criminology