Pa. Judge, Founder Of Pittsburgh Veterans' Court, Dies

By Matthew Santoni (October 13, 2020, 7:49 PM EDT) -- Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas Judge John A. Zottola, who pioneered the use of so-called treatment courts for veterans and people with mental health issues in Allegheny County, has died, court officials said.

Judge Zottola, who had served in the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office and at the law firm of Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP before being elected to the state court bench in 1993, was an advocate for treatment or problem-solving courts, which focused on coordinating prosecutors, defense attorneys, probation officers and social services providers to help participants address the issues at the root of their criminal offenses,...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!