Greensburg Lawyer to be Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section

HARRISBURG (Aug. 1, 2013) - The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Workers' Compensation Law Section will present its Irvin Stander Memorial Award to Greensburg attorney Vincent J. Quatrini Jr. during the section's fall meeting, Sept. 12-13, at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey.

The award is named in honor of the late Judge Irvin Stander and is presented to an attorney whose dedication to the administration of workers' compensation law and whose professionalism and regard for clients and colleagues serves as an example to others.

A founding partner and the managing partner of Quatrini Rafferty, Attorneys at Law, with offices in Pittsburgh, Greensburg, and Latrobe, Quatrini has nearly 40 years of experience in state and federal courts. He serves on the Workers' Compensation Rules Committee, a position appointed by the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Quatrini is among the first group of Pennsylvania attorneys to be certified as a specialist in the practice of Workers' Compensation Law by the PBA.

A writer and lecturer on workers' compensation issues, Quatrini has been a coauthor of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice & Procedure manual for the past 20 years and has served as moderator of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's "Medicine for Lawyers" lecture series that is presented to lawyers across the state.

Active in the organized bar, Quatrini has been a member of the executive committee of the PBA Workers' Compensation Law Section since 1984 and served as the 1989-90 chair of the section. He was the 1995-96 chair of the PBA Conference of County Bar Leaders, which provides training, guidance, resources and assistance to county bar association leaders across the state. Quatrini also served as the 1988-89 President of the Westmoreland Bar Association.

Active in the support of his community, Quatrini is one of the founders of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, which encourages local philanthropy and provides grants to a wide variety of charitable organizations. Quatrini has served on numerous boards of non-profit agencies and presently sits on the board of directors of the Westmoreland Land Trust, the Pittsburgh Foundation, the Duquesne Law Alumni Association, and the Latrobe Revitalization Association.

Quatrini holds degrees from St. Vincent College and Duquesne University School of Law.

More information about the PBA Workers' Compensation Section's meeting is available on the Pennsylvania Bar Institute website:

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 28,000 lawyers who are members of the association.