Michael Ian Werner

Michael Ian Werner

Landlord / Tenant Lawyer
Pittsburgh, PA




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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


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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Showing 2 of 16 peer endorsements

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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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


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

2000 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Duquesne University School of Law


Showing 1 of 1 award

2004 Wechsler Leadership Institute

United Jewish Federation


Showing 1 of 6 association entries

2001- present Member

Allegheny County Bar Association

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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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