Quinn Law Firm Welcomes Two Attorneys


ERIE — The Quinn Law Firm today announced that Attorneys Darlene M. Vlahos and Melissa L. Larese have joined its legal team. The addition provides the law firm with the opportunity to expand its estate planning, tax planning, estate administration, real estate and corporate law services.

Vlahos has been practicing law for more than 30 years and is transitioning her practice to The Quinn Law Firm in order to offer her clients the broad array of legal services the firm has available with its 24 attorneys and 23 staff members. She previously worked for The Quinn Law Firm from 1984-1988. She also worked at Commercial Intertech in Youngstown, Ohio as a corporate attorney concentrating in the area of employee benefits before returning to Erie and opening her own law firm in 1993. Vlahos received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Gannon University, a Master of Accounting from Syracuse University and a Master of Taxaction and Juris Doctor from the University of Akron.

Larese relocated to Erie in 2012, joining Vlahos’ law practice in 2014. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Gannon University and received her Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law.

For more than 80 years, The Quinn Law Firm has provided legal services in a wide range of practice areas, including civil and criminal litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, family law, estate planning and administration, guardianships, business law, tax law, school and municipal law, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, employment discrimination, environment law and insurance defense. For more information, visit