Mr. Esgro has spent his entire legal career fighting for victims of civil wrongs, no matter how complex or novel the situation, including victims of nursing home abuse, corporate fraud, dangerous products and catastrophic injuries. He earned his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law, where he earned the CALI Award for Future Excellence in Trial Advocacy and Expert Evidence, having attained the highest student grade in those subjects.
While in law school, Mr. Esgro clerked for the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General and the Honorable Arthur J. Schwab of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania before moving on to work for the Pittsburgh offices of national firm that focused its practice on nursing home abuse and neglect. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Esgro transitioned to become a trial lawyer with the same firm, handling a wide variety civil matters and eventually managing cases from pre-suit through final resolution, including appeals. In doing so, Mr. Esgro typically was tasked with handling more complex cases in jurisdictions across the country. If the circumstances of a particular case required it, Mr. Esgro has even appeared in bankruptcy courts fighting on behalf of unsecured tort victim creditors. In 2021, Mr. Esgro joined the firm of Murray Stone & Wilson, PLLC to continue to fight on behalf of victims of civil wrongs given its similar passion for justice.
During law school, Mr. Esgro was a recipient of the Shalom Moot Court Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award, and the 2013 CourtCall Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Mr. Esgro was also named to the Order of Barristers and was a finalist in the 2012 National Civil Trial Competition and individual runner-up for the Best Overall Advocate.
Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.)
University of Pittsburgh (B.A.)
STATE BAR ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit