Michael Ian Werner

Michael Ian Werner

Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Pittsburgh, PA

AVVO

RATING

8.5

No Misconduct

Languages

English

Answers and Advice

230 questions answered.

About Me

  On several occasions I've tried explaining to my young children what exactly I do for a living.  The legal profession can be difficult for a child to understand, so I started telling them, "I help people understand the rules”.  Simply stated, that is all I do.   When a client comes to me for help, it is usually because they don’t know how to solve their own problem.  I explain the rules,...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check

Fees

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 124 client reviews

Landlord/ tenant issue

Posted by: a client 23 days ago.

Michael arranged a free phone consultation via his secretary the day after I contacted him via Avvo. His advice was very useful and he explained my...

Will preparatiom

Posted by: jesse about 1 month ago.

Explains all the details in understandable language. Addresses all concerns. Takes time to make sure you are comfortable with the results.
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Endorsements

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David M. Manes
David Manes

Pittsburgh, PA

7 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
James Ralph Watson
James Watson

West Middlesex, PA

8 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Very talented in handling Real Estate tax appeals. Works efficiently and professionally. Maintains an ideal level of client contact and is well...
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Résumé

License

2001 License Status: Active for the state of Pennsylvania.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2007 – present

Hyatt Legal Plans

Education

Showing 1 of 2 degrees

2000 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Duquesne University School of Law

Awards

Showing 1 of 1 award

2004 Wechsler Leadership Institute

United Jewish Federation

Associations

Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2001- present Member

Allegheny County Bar Association


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Portfolio

Publications

Showing 2 of 5 publications

2010 A Primer on Alleghney County Property Assessment Appeals

SMC Business Councils Government News

2004 Designation of a Standby Guardian (The piece missing from most Estate Plans)

Lost in Law?

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 18 occasions

2014 Estate Planning for Retirement

at Planning for Retirement

2012 Allegheny County Reassessment: Preparing Your Case

at Association of Municipal and School Solicitors

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