Meet Our Attorneys
David F. Pollock, Esq.
David F. Pollock, was born in Waynesburg, a son of the late Ewing Baily Pollock and Margaret Fox Pollock. After graduating Lafayette College (A.B., 1976) and New York Law School (J.D., Cum Laude, 1979), he was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in October of 1980. He initially practiced with his father and uncle, William Thomas, in the firm of Pollock, Pollock & Thomas. He is a founding member of Pollock Morris, LLC.
In addition to practicing in the Court of Common Pleas of Greene County since 1980, he has been admitted to every level of the Pennsylvania Court system and Federal system; including the Pennsylvania Superior, Commonwealth and Supreme Courts, and the Western District of Pennsylvania, the 3rd Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Not a stranger to public service, David served as Greene County District Attorney from 1988 to 2000. He has been retained as a Solicitor for the County of Greene from 2000 to 2010. Other municipalities and municipal authorities that employ or have employed him include Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Government, Jefferson Township, Mt. Morris Water and Sewage Authority and the Municipal Authority of Carmichaels and Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority.
Charles J. Morris, Esq.
Charles J. Morris, Esquire has been practicing law in Waynesburg since 1975 and is a founding member of Pollock Morris, LLC. Attorney Morris is a Greene County native and graduate of Carmichaels High School. Mr. Morris is a 1971 graduate of The University of Notre Dame, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree and majored in History. After graduating from Notre Dame, Mr. Morris moved to Pittsburgh to attend the Duquense University School of Law.
After graduating law school in 1975, Attorney Morris returned to Greene County, where he has since practiced law. Admitted to the Greene County Bar in 1975, Mr. Morris became a member of the law firm Pollock, Pollock and Thomas in Waynesburg. Mr. Morris has been admitted to every level of the Pennsylvania Court system including the Pennsylvania Superior, Commonwealth and Supreme Courts, and United States Federal Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the 3rd Circuit Courts of Appeals. Attorney Morris currently focuses his practice on the fields of Wills and Estates, Real Estate and Oil and Gas.
Attorney Morris has served on the Board of Directors for the Eva K. Bowlby Library, has been an active participant in the Greene County American Heart Association and served as the Chairman of the Greene County Planning Commission until his appointment as County Commissioner in 2011. Mr. Morris served as the Greene County District Attorney from 1980 to 1988 and has served as a Greene County Commissioner since 2011. In 2013, Mr. Morris was elected as the chairman of the Greene County Commissioners.
Chuck is currently a member of the Greene County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Morris and his wife Janice have two children, Jenna and Trevor.
Adam J. Belletti, Esq.
Adam Belletti, Esquire has been a member of Pollock Morris, LLC since 2012. Mr. Belletti has practiced in Greene County since he joined Pollock Morris, LLC as an associate in November of 2009, shortly after passing the Bar October of 2009. Attorney Belletti is a native of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania which can be found in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania.
Rachel A. Wheeler, Esq.
Rachel A. Wheeler graduated summa cum laude from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting in 2008. In 2011, Ms. Wheeler graduated magna cum laude with her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law, and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in October of 2011.
Attorney Wheeler acquired experience in defending and representing clients at the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel. Ms. Wheeler counsels and represents clients in the fields of Criminal Law, Contracts and Civil Litigation, Oil and Gas, Juvenile and Family Law, and Estates. Through internships at the United States District Attorney’s Office and the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Wheeler has had the opportunity to practice criminal law in both the Federal and the Pennsylvania State courts.
Ms. Wheeler has also served as a law clerk for two Judges in the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania. As a law clerk, Rachel has spent countless hours in the courtroom gaining significant experience in many areas of law including, civil, juvenile dependency, family, and criminal law.Attorney Wheeler is a member of the Washington County Bar Association, Greene County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. In her free time, Rachel is a practiced violinist and member of the Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra.
Michael A. Carr, Esq. (of Counsel)
Michael A. Carr practices in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, Special Needs trusts, Probate and Estate Administration and Wills. In addition, he practices in the areas of Corporate Finance, Contracts, Real Estate and General Corporate Matters.
Mr. Carr has worked extensively with landowners negotiating leases for Marcellus Shale exploration and has assisted them with short- and long-term estate planning to take advantage of favorable tax law provisions and protect these assets from federal estate taxes. Mr. Carr is a frequent speaker at seminars regarding estate planning specifically related to wealth achieved from Marcellus Shale leasing.
Mr. Carr received his Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University Petit College of Law, Ada, Ohio in 1981 and his Masters of Tax LL.M. from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, PA in 1985.
Mr. Carr primarily focuses in the area of estate planning and guardianships specializing in the area of “Children with Special Needs”. Mr. Carr is a frequent speaker to consumer and professional groups regarding estate planning. His expertise of federal and state regulatory systems proves invaluable in helping clients address Medicaid, probate and tax issues that arise when handling guardianships and estate planning and estate administration matters.
Raymond M. Roberts, Esq. (of Counsel)
Raymond M. Roberts practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, municipal law, contracts and general corporate matters. In addition, Mr. Roberts practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and probate and real estate law.
Mr. Roberts has worked extensively with landowners negotiating leases for Marcellus Shale exploration and has assisted them with short- and long-term estate planning to take advantage of favorable tax law provisions and protect these assets from federal estate taxes.
Mr. Roberts received his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 1993. He received his BA degree in History from Duquesne University in 1986. Mr. Roberts served as a member of the adjunct faculty for the Duquesne University Paralegal Institute, where he taught Corporate Law and Introduction to Paralegalism.
Mr. Roberts has represented buyers and sellers in asset purchase and stock purchase transactions, drafting of various financial and security agreements. His general corporate experience includes negotiation, analysis and drafting of commercial contracts; mergers and acquisitions negotiations; analysis of business issues relating to mergers and acquisition agreements and transactions; and advising clients with respect to corporate governance issues. Mr. Roberts has represented both lenders and borrowers in commercial finance transactions. He has represented a number of companies in the offer and sale of securities through private placements. Mr. Roberts has extensive experience in the area of taxable and tax-exempt municipal finance and has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, trustee’s counsel or borrower’s counsel in numerous tax-exempt and taxable municipal bond transactions for major industrial, educational, healthcare and governmental entities in transactions ranging from $700,000 to $465,000,000.
Mr. Roberts has advised municipalities and municipal authorities with respect to legal and organizational matters, has prepared ground transportation regulations for and advised a county airport authority with respect to the enforcement of such regulations, prepared policy and procedure manuals for municipal authorities, together with bid specification forms, bonding requirement forms and ancillary documents for general procurement and contracting issues, prepared a policy manual for political activities of employees of a municipal authorities under the Hatch Act and has advised municipalities and municipal authorities with respect to real estate development and eminent domain issues.
54 South Washington Street • Waynesburg, PA 15370 • 724.627.6156 • Fax: 724.627.7696