Jeffrey D. Veitch


Jeffrey Veitch, Esquire named a 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 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. During that time, Jeff was co-counsel  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 founding The Veitch Law Firm in Erie. 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.

As an experienced trial attorney, in addition to his vast experience in criminal law, Jeff has also been involved in civil litigation and personal injury cases which have over the years resulted in settlements in the of millions of dollars. Jeff limits his practice to the areas of personal injury and criminal/DUI. 

Jeff has acquired substantial recognition along the way. Jeff has been honored with the distinction of being named a "Super Lawyer" numerous times, and previously a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics magazines Super Lawyers Edition on several occasions. Named as a "Top 100" Trial Attorney by The National Trial Lawyers. Jeff has also been recognized by Law & Politics magazine in its "Who's Who" edition every year since 2007. Jeff has also achieved a "10/10 Superb" rating from AVVO.COM, an independent attorney rating service. From 2002-2011, Jeff was a contributing author of the "Washington Law and Practice Manual" attorney Deskbook Series, which is a highly regarded reference book published for and used by attorneys. Jeff is a committed and zealous advocate on behalf of his clients who is not afraid to fight for justice.


  • "Super Lawyer" Thomson/Reuters, Washington Law & Politics 2016-2019
  • National Trial Lawyers "Top 100" Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Attorney
  • "10 Best for Client Satisfaction" American Institute of Criminal Attorneys-PA
  • Rated Superb 10/10.
  • "Super Lawyer" Rising Star on multiple occassions.
  • Founding Member of Citizens for Judicial Excellence.

Memberships/Admissions and Associations

* Erie County Bar Association

* Chair of The Erie County Bar Criminal Section

* Pennsylvania and Washington State Bar Associations

*Admitted United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

*Admitted United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Recent Blog Posts


  • Amazing Lawyer!

    After meeting Mr. Veitch for the first time I knew he was going to be my lawyer for my DUI case. He is very knowledgeable, works to get you the best outcome and is very comforting during a extremely stressful process. He is in contact with you often keeping you up to date on everything going on. ...
  • Amazing lawyer!! Wish I could give 10 stars!!

    Late on a friday night when no other attorney answered their phone Jeff was right there... met with my husband on a Sun and was amazing every step of the way. Never held back and was always upfront and honest. Would recommend him to anyone who needs an outstanding attorney. Was worth every penny!...
  • Great Attorney

    When I made a mistake in my life, Jeff was there not only to represent in court but he was also there to give great advice. He was by far the best decision I made and I couldn't be more thankful for him helping me turn my life around!! Great person...Great attorney!!
  • Compassionate amazing man. Extremely professional .

    Jeff Veitch is definitely the most professional attorney I have ever dealt with. A real person with exceptional morals!! Thank you for everything Jeff!!
  • Superb DUI Attorney A++++

    After getting my third dui (1st in Pennsylvania other two were in Ohio) with a refusal AND within ten years AND facing a MANDATORY 1 year in prison. I knew I was in an extremely bad situation and after searching endlessing for countless hours trying to find the best possible attorney, which is a ...
  • I Highly Recommend Jeff

    Jeff did a great job getting my trial date and suspension delayed for an entire year so there was no conflict with my employment. He promptly responded to all my emails, and answered all my questions
  • Best lawyer in Erie,pa

    One of the best attorneys in Erie pa. He really went above and beyond for me. Really thankful For what he did for me
  • a Big Time Help!

    He was able to post my bail and have me out of jail within 13hrs. Beginning with the consultation, Veitch gave a very reasonable idea of what i could be facing, and through specific circumstances what he may be able to do and the realistic risk/reward of hiring him. He maintained that very upfron...

Jeffrey D. Veitch, Esq

The Veitch Law Firm offers experienced and respected local attorneys who are ready and able to help deal with the burden of your injuries and maximize your recovery. There is no fee unless we win. When you have been injured in an accident, you need immediate assistance from a personal injury attorney who can help you get back to enjoying your life as quickly as possible. 

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The Veitch Law Firm represents victims of accidents and other personal injuries throughout Western Pennsylvania.