Personal Injury Managing ParalegalDanielle Leppar is a Personal Injury Managing Paralegal in the firm’s Pittsburgh and West Virginia Offices.
Danielle serves as the Managing Paralegal for the Personal Injury team at Chaffin Luhana and has been a part of the firm since 2013. Launching her legal career in 2005 in Akron, Ohio, she quickly realized the profound difference she could make in people’s lives, solidifying her commitment to legal advocacy. Danielle pairs her extensive knowledge of personal injury law with empathy, effectively managing complex cases and securing justice for victims.
Beyond her primary role, Danielle finds reward in mentoring her colleagues and fostering a culture of excellence within the firm. Danielle actively champions the firm’s core value of “Doing Good by Doing Right.”
An alumna of Kent State University, Danielle enjoys expanding her horizons through travel with her husband. Away from work, she appreciates outdoor activities, culinary pursuits, and spending time with her pets.
2022: Danielle’s Chaffin Luhana Foundation charity donation was to Animal Lifeline Pittsburgh this year. This organization provides spay and neuter assistance to homeless dogs and cats as well as to low income families. They also have a transport division that provides a lifesaving link between high kill shelters and a second chance for homeless pets to shelters and rescues with space.
2021: Danielle nominated Pet Happy Life. This is a Pittsburgh charity and non-profit animal rescue team with a mission to help all pets. Their team helps animal shelters, humane societies, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to adopters, for free.
2020: Danielle nominated A Little Bit of Snuggles Dog Rescue, Inc. Founded in 2003, this rescue travels around the US rescuing dogs and cats and are a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization supporting NO-KILL shelters.
2018-2019: Danielle nominated the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI). Danielle’s contribution will help support AWI with the numerous programs aimed at helping animals.