Beth Tibbott: Lawyer
Beth’s involvement in criminal defense strategies and tactics has her largely regarded by her peers as one of the top DUI and criminal defense lawyers in Pennsylvania.
1040 Fifth Avenue, Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Mon-Thu 9AM – 5PM
Fri 9AM – 12NN
Beyond Job Description
Beth Tibbott goes above and beyond what most attorneys do. The communication between client and council is always ongoing. She is super knowledgeable on so many levels that it is almost scary. Beth will not sugar coat anything and will explain every scenario that can play out in court. Beth is a true “whats best for her clients” attorney.
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Attorney Beth Tibbott has been a driven and resourceful advocate since her legal career began in 2003. After graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2002 from Mount Aloysius College, Beth accepted a position at the Pittsburgh law firm of Dornish & Scolieri, PC as a Law Clerk in 2003. Her natural talents for keen observation and critical analysis were utilized by the firm to prepare and draft pleadings, commercial agreements of sale and contracts. She assisted attorneys in the practice areas of civil litigation, landlord-tenant law, property law, business law, and estate planning and administration. And, as Beth worked on these matters for the firm, she was also attending law school at Duquesne University School of Law.
Upon graduating from law school at Duquesne and receiving her Juris Doctorate in 2007, Attorney Beth Tibbott sat for the bar examination and was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar that year. Beth accepted a position at Allegheny Attorneys at Law in Pittsburgh, PA where she became a valuable asset as an attorney working on pleadings, briefs, motions and praecipes for the firm. It was here that she first discovered her passion for the challenging elements of defending those accused of a crime. Then, in 2008, Beth took an attorney position for the Cook Law Group. Beth prepared for and attended all aspects of criminal law cases; which included jail visits, preliminary hearings, arraignments, motions, trials, sentencings and plea entries.
As her passion for defense law grew, the successful results Beth was able to obtain for her clients also grew. She wanted to do more, and determined that her focus would be on criminal defense. That determination led to establishing the Tibbott & Richardson law firm with Attorney Dana Richardson.
Doing more for the legal defense of clients has translated to a total immersion into criminal defense strategies and tactics, and an extensive and growing knowledge base of Pennsylvania defense law practices. Beth demonstrated her commitment by becoming specialized in DUI defense, and by working with other local lawyers to found the Pennsylvania Association of DUI Defense Attorneys. As a result, Beth is widely recognized by her peers in the defense community as a leading DUI and criminal defense lawyer in Pennsylvania and beyond.
“Beth Tibbott is known nationally as an outstanding DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer, as evidenced by the fact that I am aware of her excellent reputation and I live in Tennessee! Beth is committed to equipping herself with the knowledge necessary to fully and effectively represent her clients. I would not hesitate to recommend Beth to a close friend or family member in need of a criminal defense attorney.” —Atty Marcos Garza
Currently the only attorney in Cambria County with specialized training in DUI defense, Beth continues to stay up-to-date in DUI forensics through special training and certifications, such as Mastering Scientific Evidence from the National College for DUI Defense; which included the study of hemolysis, and breath and blood testing. She was recently named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyers organization. Beth puts her tenacity, hard work ethic and skills for criminal defense to effective use for each client she represents at Tibbott & Richardson.
Bar Admissions and Memberships
Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. | Attorney in good standing admitted to practice in all PA state courts, including the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Admitted to the Common Pleas Court of Cambria County. |Attorney in good standing admitted to practice in the Court.
Admitted to The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. | Attorney in good standing admitted to practice in the federal Court.
Admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Member of the American Bar Association
Member of the Allegheny County Bar Association
Founding Member of the Pennsylvania Association of DUI Defense Attorneys
Member of the National College for DUI Defense
Member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Education & Training
Duquesne University School of Law Pittsburgh, PA
Juris Doctorate 2007
Mount Aloysius College Cresson, PA
Bachelors of Science 2002
Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
National College for DUI Defense
Mastering Scientific Evidence
Training Program -Certificate
High Profile Cases
John Bowman Thornberry – Charged With Sexual Assault
Plea to a lesser charge with a favorable sentencing recommendation and no prosecution on other charges – Read More.
Edward Merritt – Charged With Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault & Burglary
Case Dismissed – Read More.