Washington, PA, January 28, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Washington, Pa., law firm Peacock Keller is pleased to announce that attorney Stephen P. Curry has been named a partner of the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Curry, who focuses his practice on mineral law; oil and gas law; and real estate law, joined Peacock Keller in June 2002, as a law clerk, earning his JD and becoming an Associate in 2004 after graduating from Duquesne University School of Law.
“I am honored to be named a partner of Peacock Keller,” said Curry. “It is a privilege to work with an outstanding group of attorneys who are so completely dedicated to the profession and practice of law. Each day we strive to obtain effective, efficient solutions for our clients. I look forward to continuing to do so as a partner of the firm.”
Curry has been a member of Peacock Keller’s Coal, Oil, Gas, Shale Gas, Mineral and Energy Law group since he joined the firm. In this capacity, he assists some of the country’s largest producers of fossil fuels with a wide variety of matters relating to the real estate aspects of energy-producing operations including property acquisition, mineral title examination and analysis, property disposition, subsidence, and other issues.
“Stephen is a skilled attorney and highly valued member of our firm,” stated Peacock Keller Managing Partner Jonathan G. Higie. “We are proud to add him to our distinguished roster of partners.”
In addition to mineral, oil and gas law, Curry’s practice emphasizes Real Estate Law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the bar associations of Washington and Greene counties. He is also a member of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.
Prior to attending law school, Curry successfully managed a restaurant franchise business on the West Coast for 12 years. He is a 2001 graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in finance. As an undergraduate, Curry received the Wall Street Journal Award for excellence in the study of finance. As a law student, he completed a judicial internship with the Honorable H. Terry Grimes, President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Greene County, Pa.
Curry resides in South Strabane Township, Pa., with his wife and their three daughters.
About Peacock Keller – Peacock Keller, located in Washington County, is among the largest and longest established full-service law firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The firm provides corporate and individual clients with experienced and knowledgeable legal services at affordable rates, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. Peacock Keller attorneys provide mediation services and sound legal counsel in the areas of business, corporate and nonprofit law; civil, insurance and medical malpractice litigation; coal, oil, gas, shale gas, mineral and energy law; construction law; elder law; employment law; estate administration and planning; guardianship; hospital law; personal injury; real estate law; school law and workers' compensation law. To learn about the firm, visit www.peacockkeller.com.