William G. McConnell, Jr.
Attorney and Owner
Phone: (724) 308-6552
Fax: (724) 215-9496
Bill, Jr. is a native of Sharon, Pennsylvania and the founder and owner of the McConnell Law Firm. He concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, employment law, oil and gas law, criminal law, estate planning and administration, and municipal and government law. Bill is a trained mediator and has formed McConnell Mediation Services which assists individuals in resolving disputes outside of the court system.
Attorney McConnell started his legal career with the United States Marine Corps in 1990, serving as a criminal defense counsel while stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Parris Island, South Carolina. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and a life member of Hickory V.F.W. Post 6166.
After leaving the Marine Corps in 1993, Attorney McConnell practiced law on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. In 1996, he returned to Mercer County to practice law with his father, William G. McConnell, Sr., in what was formerly the law firm of Ekker, Kuster & McConnell and its successor law firm where he was a partner for nine years.
Attorney McConnell serves as the solicitor for a number of municipalities in Mercer County. He also served as chairman of the City of Sharon’s Home Rule Charter Study Commission where he was instrumental in drafting and implementing one of the most progressive home rule charters in Pennsylvania.
Active in his community and church and an advocate for responsible government and veterans’ causes, Attorney McConnell resides in Hermitage with his wife, Jennifer, and their son, Mason.
- Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1989 (Member Duquesne Law Review)
- Westminster College, B.A., Political Science, 1986
- South Carolina
- United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Lackawannock Township, 2014 - present
- Mercer County Joint Sewage Agency, 2012 - present
- Mercer County Industrial Development Authority, 2014-present
- Mercer County, 2003-2011