TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

New location for funeral for attorney James Ecker

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, 10:27 p.m.
 

Funeral services for prominent criminal defense attorney James Ecker have been moved to the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center in Ross.

Officials with William Slater II Funeral Service in Scott and the Masonic Center said viewing hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the center at 3579 Masonic Way. A masonic service will be at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday.

Ecker, a lifelong Squirrel Hill resident, died in his sleep early Christmas Day. He was 84.

Ecker became well-known during his 55-year career for escorting his clients into police stations and courtrooms through hordes of TV cameras and reporters, deflecting and answering questions. He represented clients at the center of some of the region's highest-profile cases.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision
  2. Turnpike employees disciplined over sexually explicit emails
  3. U.S. Steel to relocate corporate headquarters on former Civic Arena site
  4. Google lunar contest: Pittsburgh team unveils rover
  5. Two judges with Pittsburgh ties announce candidacies for Pa. Supreme Court
  6. Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North
  7. High winds knock out power, injure man at Cranberry construction site
  8. Judge orders 28 UPMC protesters who blocked traffic to do community service
  9. 4 injured when vehicles collide, car plows into North Huntingdon auto body shop
  10. New Kensington-Arnold employee suspended over alleged inappropriate contact with student
  11. Clues to Chief Justice John Roberts’ thinking on new ObamaCare case
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.