Duquesne University – BA 1994

University of Pittsburgh School of Law – JD, cum laude 1998

From May of 1998 through March of 1999, he was an Associate with the Law Firm of Goldberg, Persky, Jennings & White, P.C. While with that firm, George prepared class action complaints in various areas including intellectual property, product liability, civil RICO and various other state legal and equitable claims. He also argued various motions before Pennsylvania courts. Finally, he prepared and represented clients at deposition and deposed corporate representatives in toxic tort mass litigation.
In March of 1999, George joined the Office of the District Attorney of Allegheny County. After a brief stint in the Pre-Trial Unit, he was assigned to the Area Prosecution Unit for approximately 14 months. He advised law enforcement officers regarding investigation including proper search and seizure procedure. He also conducted preliminary hearings for all criminal charges before various District Justices within Allegheny County and determined whether criminal cases merited prosecution, alternative resolution or dismissal.
George spent the next 3 years in the General Trial Unit. There, he prosecuted defendants charged with Criminal Homicide, Homicide By Vehicle, Aggravated Assault, various weapons violations, narcotics offenses, DUI and crimes against property.
In February of 2003, George was promoted to the Child Abuse Unit. During his years in that unit, he was responsible for the prosecution of defendants charged with sexual and physical crimes against children and child pornography cases. While in the Child Abuse Unit, he also continued to prosecute Criminal Homicide and Homicide By Vehicle cases.
In 2006, he opened The Law Offices of George A. Heym. He now, primarily, provides representation to those who have been charged with DUI in western Pennsylvania.

George Heym has spent nearly every day in the courtroom for the past 20 years.

The National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100 Trial Lawyers

American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys –  10 Best Law Firm for client satisfaction

Avvo.com – Ranked 10.0 Top Attorney

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