Jeffrey Veitch, Esquire named a 2016 Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine.
Attorney Veitch arrived in Erie, PA back in 1989 where he attended Mercyhurst University as a Varsity Ice Hockey player and went on to obtain his law degree at the Capital University Law Center in Columbus, Ohio, Jeff began his practice in Pennsylvania in 1995 working with firm Partner Gene Placidi. During that time, Jeff was co-counsel with Attorney Placidi on many complex criminal trials and appeals ranging from DUI to first degree murder.
Jeff then moved to Seattle Washington where he began his career as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Seattle City Attorney's Office. While there, Jeff was appointed as one of two "Special Trial Unit" prosecutors where he was responsible for the filing and prosecution of all high profile cases. Jeff formed The Veitch Law Firm in 2002 in Bellevue, WA., where he worked until moving his family back to Erie in 2011 and rejoining Attorney Placidi in practice and ultimately co-founding The Melaragno, Placidi, Parini & Veitch Law Firm. During Jeff's career as a prosecutor and as a private attorney, Jeff has handled thousands of cases and has litigated more than a hundred cases through trial.
Jeff has for many years given his time to coach youth soccer and basketball at St. Joseph Catholic School in Washington State and at St. George School here in Erie.
Memberships/Admissions and Associations
* Erie County Bar Association
* Pennsylvania and Washington State Bar Associations
*Admitted United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania