Stephen L. Dugas

Stephen L. Dugas

Office:Hollidaysburg, PA
Phone:(814) 695-5064
Cell:(814) 215-1097

Stephen Dugas joined Margolis Edelstein in 2006, opening the firm’s Central Pennsylvania office in Hollidaysburg. In his more than 35 years of experience, Stephen has appeared before judges and juries in Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Fulton, Bedford, Somerset, Indiana, Westmoreland, Clearfield, Centre, Mifflin, Clinton, Cameron, Jefferson, Elk, McKean, and Potter Counties. In addition, Stephen has represented employers and Workers Compensation insurers throughout the same geographical area, regularly appearing before Workers Compensation Judges in Altoona, Johnstown, Clearfield, State College, Williamsport, and Brookville.

Stephen handles a broad range of defense litigation, including premises liability, automobile and truck accidents, products liability, first party insurance litigation, Workers Compensation claims, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists claims, coverage disputes, and “bad faith” claims. He has also represented employers in age and sex discrimination claims, as well as actions arising out of the ADA.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., magna cum laude)


  • BV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies