JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, JR.

JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, JR.

Managing Partner, President

Breakdown of Practice Areas:
80% Personal Injury Law
10% Business/General Civil Law
10% Government Law

Joseph M. Gaydos, Jr. founded this Firm in 1987, as "Law Offices of Joseph M. Gaydos, Jr." The Firm located in Mckeesport, PA concentrated in Personal Injury Law as well as the General Practice of Law. In 1992 The Firm moved to White Oak Pa. where it remains today. Over the years we have maintained Pittsburgh offices , however, the great majority of our clients prefer to meet in the suburbs at our White Oak offices. Of course, since the main focus of this Law Practice is Personal Injury Law we recognize that a great number of our clients are too injured to come to us. In those cases we will travel to the client to see them.

In 1992, Joseph M Gaydos, Sr. Joined the Firm after retiring from The United States Congress as a Representative of the 20th Congressional District. The Firm name was Changed to "Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates". Then retired Congressman Joseph Gaydos Sr. remained with the firm handling Governmental Relations until 1994 when he retired for the second and final time!!

In 2010, The firm became a "Professional Corporation" "Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates, P.C." Throughout the history of this firm it has remained primarily a Personal Injury Law Firm representing injured people. However our strong ties to Government remain as is evidenced by a number of positions held by our Attorneys.

Joseph M. Gaydos Jr. has represented as, Solicitor or Special Counsel, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Township of North Versailles, Township of South Park, The Borough of Bethel Park, the Bethel Park Municipal Authority and The County of Allegheny. He was appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board where he served two four year terms as a hearing board member and Chairman. Mr Gaydos Jr. is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association; the Allegheny County Bar Association where he serves on the Bench Bar Committee; the Fayette County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in all courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the Federal District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania and is authorized to Practice Law before the Supreme Court of The United States of America.

Mr Gaydos Jr. is an avid Sportsman that Fishes, Shoots, Hunts. He travels extensively and has done much travel on Motorcycles both on this and other continents. He held a Pilots License for years . All of this varied experience helps Mr. Gaydos Jr. to understand why or what happened in your personal injury situation. If you are in need of legal representation, call us today 412-678-7900 or fill out our easy to use case form on our home page.. Let us "Give you the attention you deserve... the results you expect!!"

Email: jgaydos@gaydoslaw.com

Weston Pesillo

Weston Pesillo

Weston received his B.A., cum laude, from Susquehanna University in 2009. In 2017, he graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he served as an editor of the University of Pittsburgh Journal of Law & Commerce. While in law school, Weston targeted his coursework toward civil litigation and was recognized with a CALI award for excellence in the course of Federal Courts and Litigation.
Weston joined Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates in the summer of 2017, and worked as a law clerk until being admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in October 2017. Before joining Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates, he worked as a law clerk for two years with the Law Firm of Swensen & Perer in downtown Pittsburgh. Since becoming an attorney with the firm, Weston has aided in a variety of civil matters, with a primary focus on personal injury and estate work. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.


Weston is an avid sports fan who enjoys golf, running, football and basketball. He currently lives in the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh with his girlfriend, Vanessa, and dog, Javi.

Teri Quiggle

Teri Quiggle

Teri Quiggle is the Legal Secretary for the White Oak office. She is responsible for making appointments, maintaining and coordinating schedules, providing administrative support to our attorneys and Paralegal. Prior to joining Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates, Teri worked in the communications industry and has over 35 years experience in operations and administrative positions.

Sheri Campbell

Sheri Campbell

Sheri Campbell serves as both a Legal Assistant and Business Manager for Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates, P.C. As Business Manager, Sheri oversees the firm's daily operation and administrative function, including financial management, human resources, and facilities management. As a Legal Assistant , Sheri works closely with the Personal Injury division where she assists attorneys throughout all stages of the litigation process. Sheri maintains close relationships with our clients and makes herself accessible with respect to their individual treatment statuses and plans of care.

Lori Love

Lori B. Love, born and raised in the City of Pittsburgh, is an Associate at Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates, P.C. Lori handles the majority of the firm’s domestic law cases including divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, protections from abuse, and other domestic relations matters. Lori has successfully litigated many cases in these areas of practice and passionately advocates for the interests of her clients.

Lori is keenly aware of the stress and anxiety that can come with domestic relations matters and is able to use her knowledge and experience to quickly assess a client’s case and develop the most favorable plan of action. While Lori spends a significant amount of time advocating for her clients in the courtroom, when she is not in court, Lori is often meeting with clients and negotiating marital settlement agreements and consent orders to assist clients in settling matters outside of court whenever possible.

In addition to family law, Lori has experience representing clients in a variety of other criminal and civil law matters, including DUI, summary offenses, real estate, debt defense and personal injury. Lori also completed a clerkship with the Honorable Judge Dwayne Woodruff of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Family Division.

Lori graduated Summa Cum Laude from Point Park University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. She earned her Juris Doctorate at Duquesne University School of Law in 2014. While attending law school, Lori competed in the 2013 National Trial Advocacy Competition, as well as serving on the executive boards of several active student organizations. Lori also regularly donated her time at numerous charity events.
Lori has been a dedicated public servant. Prior to attending law school, Lori spent several years working in the corrections field. Lori also worked for three years as a Caseworker for the Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Families and in the past, has performed pro bono work for Neighborhood Legal Services.