Who We Are

In practicing law for over 40 years, our guiding principle has always been to make decisions based on the best interests of our clients. We develop relationships with clients as we walk them through life’s legal challenges. We can best provide our service by getting to know the clients and their individual needs. We have visited clients in their homes and in the hospital to put their minds at ease, whether it be for an injury claim as a result of an accident or to provide a simple will. When our clients return to our firm again and again we know that we continue to live up to their expectations.

William “Trip” Radcliffe

William “Trip” Radcliffe


William “Trip” Radcliffe has lived in Fayette County for over 40 years with his family.  After graduating from Uniontown High School, he attended Bucknell University.  He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law and entered private practice in Uniontown.

Trip’s practice focuses on civil litigation against insurance companies.  He has tried more than 100 jury cases and has been appointed a mediator by the Fayette County Judges. He also has been lead counsel in a number of class actions filed against insurance companies.

He has a broad legal background, having been a former Assistant District Attorney of Fayette County, and former Chairman of the Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee, which imposes discipline on attorneys in Pennsylvania. He also is a former President of the Fayette County Bar Association.  He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and Advanced Trial Advocacy School (a nationwide organization of trial lawyers). He  has also authored several articles for professional publications concerning litigation and insurance issues.

Trip is a former chairman of the Uniontown Hospital Association Board of Trustees and former president of the Board of Directors of the Uniontown Area Y.M.C.A.

He is married to the former Jenny Robinson, who is a lifelong resident of Uniontown and a retired Laurel Highlands School District elementary teacher. He and Jenny have three sons: Christopher is an attorney with the Department of Justice, Eric is a commercial loan banker in Arlington, Virginia, and Craig is employed as counsel to a U.S. Senator in Washington, D.C.  They also have two new celebrated additions: a granddaughter and grandson who reside in the D.C. area.

Trip has regretfully retired as a basketball coach, but still is a Steeler fan.

William M. Martin

William M. Martin


Bill Martin attended Penn State University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History in 2003.  Subsequently, he obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2006.  Following law school, Bill served as a law clerk for the Honorable Dante Pellegrini of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  As a law clerk, Bill was exposed to various state agency, land use, municipal, unemployment, and workers’ compensation appeals.

After completing his clerkship, Bill began practicing law as an associate at a mid-size firm in Pittsburgh, primarily focusing on workers’ compensation litigation.  He was pleased to return to his hometown in 2009, when he joined Radcliffe & DeHaas, L.L.P. as an associate attorney.  While Bill practiced in a wide variety of areas, his primary concentration was cases involving people injured in motor vehicle or work accidents.

In January 2016, Bill was appointed as an assistant district attorney in Fayette County where he continues to prosecute criminal cases on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

In both his civil practice and as a prosecutor, Bill has tried numerous cases to verdict, and he is willing to personally assist you in navigating your claim and representing you at trial if necessary.

Terri Conn

Legal Assistant

Terri has more than 35 years of legal experience working for attorneys in Fayette County. She has significant experience handling class actions involving hundreds of injured claimants. In addition, Terri makes sure our personal injury clients are kept aware of developments and can answer their questions when we are not available.  Terri  is a Fayette County native and is married to Rob Conn. Both are graduates of Laurel Highlands High School. Terri and Rob have three daughters: Kristin, Casey, and Ally, all of whom live in the Uniontown area. Terri’s experience and expertise provide much needed reassurance and assistance to our clients.

Linda Rooker

Administrative Assistant

Linda Rooker – Administrative Assistant

Linda Rooker has been on the Radcliffe Law team since its inception. Linda’s duties include communicating with clients who need assistance administering estates.

She is a lifelong resident of Fayette County and is a graduate of Penn State University. She and her husband Keith Rooker, a local cattleman, have three children – Kyle, Kevin and Kristi; and five grandchildren – Piper, Cohen, Sadie Jo, Wyatt and Kendall.

Linda is active in the community as a 4-H Leader; Secretary of The Fayette County Fair Board; and a member of the Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus Advisory Board.

Colleen Smitley

Administrative Assistant

Colleen has worked with Attorney William “Trip” Radcliffe for over 30 years and is currently a legal assistant handling estate and other matters at Radcliffe Law.  She is a lifelong resident of Fayette County, and a graduate of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.  Colleen is married to Tom Smitley, also a Fayette County native, who is employed with Equitrans Midstream Corporation as an Ops-Tech II.  Tom and Colleen have two children:  Shannon, a health, physical education, and driver’s education teacher with the Everett Area School District in Bedford, Pennsylvania, and Aaron, a design engineer with Davey Resource Group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Colleen provides invaluable administrative assistance to the attorneys and personal attention to the firm’s clients.

Cindy Welling

Legal Assistant

Cindy has worked for the law firm of Radcliffe & DeHaas since 2003 and is currently a legal assistant for Radcliffe Law.  She assists with personal injury cases and class actions lawsuits.  She provides personal support to clients while sustaining a positive attitude.

Cindy’s husband, Chuck, is employed at Xylem (formally Sensus, Inc.) as a support engineer.  They have four adult children and seven grandchildren.  They have called Fayette County home for almost 30 years.

Cindy enjoys the team atmosphere at Radcliffe Law.  Her communications skills and knowledge in personal injury cases provide valuable assistance to the firm’s clients.

Lisa Sassak

Legal Assistant

Lisa has been with Radcliffe Law since its inception and has more than 30 years of legal experience working for law firms in Washington and Allegheny County in the areas of insurance defense, civil litigation, family law, and bankruptcy.

Lisa’s husband, Tom, is employed with the U.S. Postal Service and both are graduates of Belle Vernon Area High School and residents of Westmoreland County. Tom and Lisa have 2 children, Erin, a sophomore at California University of Pennsylvania and Daniel, a sophomore at Belle Vernon Area High School.

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Radcliffe Law, LLC
648 Morgantown Road
Suite B
Uniontown, PA  15401
Telephone: 724-439-3939
Fax: 724-439-3949

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Telephone: 724-439-3939
Fax: 724-439-3949

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