Thomas J. May
Mr. May is a lifelong resident of Butler, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. At Cooley Law School, he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Book Awards for Contracts, Administrative Law, and Pennsylvania Practice.
Mr. May has been practicing law in Butler and the surrounding counties in excess of twenty-five years and has been a member of the Butler County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations since 1986. In his first year of practice, Mr. May was a law clerk to the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in Butler County. During his years of practice, he has concentrated in the areas of oil and gas law, mortgage foreclosures, municipal and school law, general ligation, collections, automobile accidents, real estate, boundary disputes, wills, estates, and corporate law.
He has practiced before all State and Federal Courts from the District Justice level to the United States Supreme Court. He is a past President and Executive Committee member of the Butler County Bar Association.
Aside from practicing law, Mr. May has served on the Butler County Historical Society and Butler County Humane Society Boards of Directors. In addition, he has served on the Butler City Parking Authority for many years. Reading, chess, running, bicycling and tennis are his main interests.