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John W. Heslop
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Altoona, PA





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
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1983
  • 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
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1977
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Asher Isaac Award in Economics for Highest GPA in Economics
    • Major: Economics

Representative Cases

  • Dutton v. Educators Mut. Life Ins. Co., 554 A.2d 124, 1989, Pa.Super., 1989027300
  • Gwin Engineers, Inc. v. Cricket Club Estates Development Group, 555 A.2d 1328, 1989, Pa.Super., 1989042958

Representative Clients

  • Pennsylvania State Workers' Insurance Fund

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Blair County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Blair County Inns of Court, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono Mediator, Blair County Court of Common Pleas
  • Gettysburg Foundation, Member
  • Associate Member of Guides Association
  • Blair County Historical Society, Member
  • Rails to Trails of Central Pennsylvania, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum