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Bethany Lee Notaro

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Bethany L. Notaro, Esquire is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (BA, cum laude, Psychology), and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD). She obtained her undergraduate degree in the field of psychology, with a special concentration in the counseling arts. Ms. Notaro received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. While at Pitt, Ms. Notaro received various Scholarships and Honors for concentrated studies and academic achievement. Ms. Notaro focused her law studies on income taxation, trusts and estates, divorce issues, ADR, and strategic wealth planning.


Bethany L. Notaro is also a certified professional mediator, who focuses her practice solely on family law issues. Ms. Notaro trained in Conflict Resolution and Professional Mediation at the Pittsburgh Mediation Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ms. Notaro has also received training in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) as well as Family Law and Professional Divorce Mediation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.


Ms. Notaro is a member of the Family Law Sections of both the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations. She serves on the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Board of Arbitrators. Ms. Notaro was a volunteer for the Allegheny County Indigent Divorce Program, Pittsburgh, PA.


Ms. Notaro is honored to have been named in the Pennsylvania “Super Lawyers” publication for 2011, 2012 and 2013, and was listed  in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette as one of the city's "Best Lawyers" (2013) and the Pittsburgh City Paper as a "Best Family Law Attorney" (2010). Philadelphia Magazine also named Ms. Notaro as one of "Pennsylvania's Outstanding Young Lawyers" in 2012. In addition, Ms. Notaro has been featured in Pittsburgh Magazine as one of the "Top Attorneys in Pittsburgh" (2011), and has authored articles on both mediation and tax matters in divorce for the magazine.


Ms. Notaro's work has also been nationally recognized. She was this year's recipient of the Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award and was named one of this year's "Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers. Ms. Notaro was also listed as a "Best Lawyer" by U.S. News and World Report (2012).


Ms. Notaro has authored several articles and legal compilations on various Pennsylvania Family Law and Mediation topics. She is the co-writer of the Allegheny County Bar Association Bench Bar Update 1999, and Allegheny County Bar Association Bench Bar Update 2000. Ms. Notaro was also the co-writer for the Pennsylvania Fundamentals of Family Law 2000, Chapter Four, Alimony and Equitable Distribution, as well as numerous type and online publications.


Practice areas


  1. Adoption: 20%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Mediation: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Family: 20%



Hourly ($195-280/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael Bruce Greenstein

    Having once worked with Bethany Notaro, I can attest to her diligence and high degree of organization. She genuinely values her clients, and strives to provide the highest quality of representation.


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Contact info

Notaro Gordon & Associates, P.C.

310 Grant Street
Suite 1125
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219-2209


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University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A