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Contact Mr. Montgomery is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
Lee A. Montgomery was born on May 10, 1938 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Montgomery graduated from Kittanning High School in 1956. He attended Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, and received a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in 1960. He then attended Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and received his Juris Doctorate in 1964. While in law school Mr. Montgomery was elected to the Dickinson Law Review and served as Associate Editor in 1963 and 1964. In addition, he was elected to the Woolsack Society for outstanding scholarship. He also received the Able Klaw Prize for advocacy at graduation. Subsequently, Mr. Montgomery was elected to the Board of Trustees for Thiel College.
Mr. Montgomery began his law practice in Butler County in 1964. He has served as Solicitor for the Butler County Prothonotary since 1976. Throughout the years, Mr. Montgomery has been extremely active in the civil side of the court. He has litigated cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler Cambria, Clearfield, Jefferson, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Westmoreland Counties. These cases have included personal injury claims resulting from automobile accidents, slips and falls, defective products, and medical malpractice as well as breach of contracts, boundary disputes, wills and estates contests, injunctions, divorces, and support and custody matters.
Mr. Montgomery has served as Special Master appointed by the court and also as an arbitrator or mediator appointed through Butler County procedures, the American Arbitration Association or the parties involved in a dispute.