John W. Heslop Jr.

John W. Heslop Jr.

Altoona, Pennsylvania

John W. Heslop, Jr., Esquire is a skilled attorney at the law firm of Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, and Oswalt, where he began as an associate in 1981 and became a shareholder in 1985. An asset to our firm, Attorney Heslop has helped numerous clients throughout his years in practice.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Property Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1980
    • Honors: Graduated in Top Quarter of Class
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude - 1977
    • Honors: Asher Isaac Award in Economics for Highest GPA
    • Major: Economics

Representative Clients

  • Celina Insurance Group
  • Employers Reinsurance Corporation
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
  • National Grange Mutual Insurance Company


  • Bob Nelson, National Grange
  • Troy Allen, Celina Group
  • John Musser, Reliance Savings Association
  • Judi Baldi, Employers Reinsurance Corporation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Blair County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Mediator, Blair County Court of Common Pleas
  • Member, Hollidaysburg AMBUCS