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Claire Johnson Saenz

Claire Johnson Saenz

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Business, Franchising

About Me

 


I received my bachelor’s degree with academic honors in 1982 from Binghamton University, where I was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  I attended law school at UNC Chapel Hill, where I served as Research Editor of The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. I was awarded my juris doctorate degree with honors in 1988.


 


Following law school, I moved to Pittsburgh and spent my early legal career as an associate with the Corporate Department of a major downtown law firm.  In 1993, I left that firm to co-found a successful law practice in the Wexford area.  I established my own practice, also in Wexford, in 2013.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Probate: 30%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. Franchising: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Clifford L. Tuttle

    I endorse this lawyer. An excellent estate planning lawyer.

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    Clifford Tuttle Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Craig Kevin Nichols

    I highly endorse this lawyer. I have known Claire for over 30 years. She attended one of the Country's pre-eminent law schools where she was a member of Law Review and thereafter commenced practicing with a highly respected firm in Pittsburgh Pa., building a nationally respected and well deserved reputation, before leaving to start her own practice. She has the highest ethical and jurisprudential standards.

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    Craig Nichols Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

1000 Brooktree Rd Ste 209
Wexford, PA, 15090-9286

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198804/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Claire Johnson Saenz, LLC2013 - Present
Co-FounderKrassenstein & Associates Professional Corporation1993 - 2013
Contract AttorneyVarious Law Offices1992 - 1993
AssociateDoepken, Keevican & Weiss1988 - 1992

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
SMART RecoveryBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember, Probate & Trust Law Section Council2004 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Binghamton University, Harpur College of Arts and SciencesSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1982