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William Ray Pelger

William Ray Pelger

also known as Pelger Law

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family, Estate Planning, DUI & DWI

About Me

This lawyer has 25 years of experience in civil and criminal trial, estate, family and injury law. He is a former public defender trial lawyer with an office conveniently located near the Waterfront with free parking and flexible appointment hours.  We offer free consutations for most matters. Attorney Pelger handles all legal matters personally and is accessible to all clients.

CRIMINAL LAW. We handle all charges, felonies, misdemeanors and summary offenses, DUI, drug charges, theft , retail theft, theft of servides, drivers license suspensions, motor vehicle offenses, citations, internet crimes, domestic violence, firearm violations, VUFA, probation violations, assaults, robberies, home invasions, etc. We also handle sex crimes, controlled substance violations, harassment, public drunkeness, sexual assault, and expungement of all criminal records and criminal history. 

DUI. We have handled DUI trial work for 25 years as well as the illegal and unconstitutional stop and search of automobiles. 

ESTATE. Due to our growing senior citizen population in the area, this firm handles wills and estates, probate, powers of attorney, living wills, estate planning, elder law, property transfers, deeds and all areas of estate administration and elder law. Senior citizen's discounts available.

ELDER LAW. Attorney Pelger can advise you on the general principles of what to prepare for if you have a loved one who may potentially need Medicaid funding, including information on eligibility, look back, exclusions, spend down and the Estate Recovery Act.

FAMILY LAW. Divorces, child custody, child and spousal support, alimony, proeprty settlements and equitable distribution, PFA's and emergency motions.

PERSONAL INJURY. We have achieved excellent results for those with minor or serious injuries. Slip and falls, car accidents, hazardous conditions and toxic poisoning.

CIVIL LITIGATION. We handle arbitration hearings, non-jury and jury trials, motions, settlements and all negotiations. Whether you need to sue for money or damages or you are being sued, we can provide a competent and aggressive defense,


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
    3 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    3 years
  3. Family: 25%
    3 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    3 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Pelger. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Monty Lee Donohew

    I value and respect William's contributions to the community and his response to inquiries on this site. I endorse this lawyer.


    Monty Donohew Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Pelger Law

2108 West Street
Munhall, PA, 15120




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderAllegheny County Public Defender1991 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Homestead Disrtict Lions ClubVP2010 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationN/AN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
The Valley MirrorAsk the Lawyer2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981