LeeAnn A. Fulena
LeeAnn A. Fulena is a partner at Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP. She is a cum laude graduate of Westminster College. During college, Ms. Fulena interned with The Honorable Francis X. Caiazza, a retired Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Upon graduating from Westminster, she obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Fulena served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Ralph D. Pratt of the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas and as a Legislative Assistant to the University of Pittsburgh’s federal lobbyist, Louis Tronzo. She is admitted to the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Ms. Fulena’s current practice includes complex insurance coverage, extra contractual litigation, commercial litigation, and municipal law. In addition, Ms. Fulena has a considerable estate practice in both planning estates and probate, and corporate organization/restructuring. She represents businesses and individuals in federal and state courts in insurance coverage, motor vehicle, premises liability, construction, employment and extra-contractual insurance litigation. In addition to her civil trial work, Ms. Fulena has considerable experience in administrative proceedings, alternative dispute resolution and appellate work.
In addition to hosting workshops and guest lecturing on estate planning, probate, and starting a business, Ms. Fulena has taught real estate and municipal classes at the Beaver Campus of The Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, where she serves on the Elder Law Committee, and the Lawrence County Bar Association, where she has served on the Public Relations and Law Day Committees.
Ms. Fulena is heavily involved in community outreach. In 2008, she was appointed by the Commissioners of Lawrence County to serve on the Housing Authority and is the current Vice President. An On Mission Parish Team Leader for the Bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Ms. Fulena also participates in the Church Alive campaign. She has been re-elected as a Trustee of the ACHIEVA Family Trust Board of Trustees. Ms. Fulena was also appointed to the Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County in 2013 and, since 2014, has served as its Vice President, and is an active member of the Lawrence County Women Connect group. She is the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Lawrence County Playhouse and a board member of the Northwest Region’s Junior Achievement Advisory Council.