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Ethan M. Lyle

Mr. Ethan M. Lyle joined the firm in August of 1999.  Mr. Lyle is a long-time resident of Sheffield, Pennsylvania and much of his family lives in northwestern Pennsylvania.  Mr. Lyle graduated from Lock Haven University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and then went on to attend The Dickinson School of Law, graduating in 1999 with a Juris Doctorate.  Since his graduation from law school, Mr. Lyle has been admitted to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New York.

Mr. Lyle is also admitted to practice law in Federal Court in both the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Western District of New York.  Currently, he is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association as well as the local Bar Associations for both Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Mr. Lyle is also a past President of the Cattaraugus County Bar Association and currently serves on the Attorney Grievance Committee in the Fourth Department.

Mr. Lyle currently resides in Portville with his wife Barbara and their four children.  In his free time he enjoys basketball, golf and cheering for his Pittsburgh Steelers.  Mr. Lyle is also a current member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Cattaraugus County where he serves as a member of the Allocations Committee and is a volunteer coach for the Portville Little League, Youth Soccer and Youth Basketball programs.  Mr. Lyle handles personal injury, general litigation and insurance matters in both Pennsylvania and New York.


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • Juris Doctorate - 1999
  • Lock Haven University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1995
    • Major: Sociology

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors for Literacy Volunteers of Cattaraugus County, Past Member
  • Portville Little League, Volunteer Coach
  • Youth Soccer, Volunteer Coach
  • Youth Basketball Programs, Volunteer Coach
  • Board of Directors, Cattaraugus County United Way, July 2019 to present
  • Member of Cattaraugus County United Way Allocations Committee

Professional Associations

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Allegany County Bar Association, Member
  • Cattaraugus County Bar Association, Past President
  • Grievance Committee for the Appellate Division, Fourth Department
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Western Region Affiliate
  • Cattaraugus County Bar Association , Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Nursing Home Negligence
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