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Jay A. Blechman

Jay A. Blechman

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Support, Child Custody, Family

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About Me

Jay A. Blechman, Past President of the Allegheny County Bar Association is a partner in the Pittsburgh firm of Steiner & Blechman, LLC. Blechman is a Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is the Past President of the Metropolitan Bar Caucus an affiliated organization of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. Currently he serves on the Pennsylvania Bar Institue Board of Directors.   He served a two year term as Treasurer of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and has twice served three year terms on its Family Law Section Governing Council. Blechman has served as the PBA Liaison to the Section. He is also a Past Chair of the ACBA Children’s Issues Committee, the Family Law Section Program Committee, the Family Law Section Public Service Committee, and the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Committee on Children at Risk. Blechman was a long-term a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Finance Committee, on which he has served as the Vice-Chair. He served as the Chair of the Bills Committee, reviewing all expenses of the ACBA. He also serves on the Headquarters Committee.  He has served as a member of the Allegheny County Indigent Divorce Program Task Force. He has previously served on the Board of Governors of ACBA Services, Inc./Proliance, Inc.  He has served, for many years, as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Governing Council. He has written for the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer and served as a News Section Co-editor. He is also served two three year terms as a Delegate to the PBA House of Delegates and served a one year term as the PBA Family Law Section Delegates. Blechman is the Past Chair of the PBA Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education Program Committee. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section and lectures frequently on family law topics. Blechman received his B.S. in Commerce with high honor from DePaul University in 1983, and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1986.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Family: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Child Support: 25%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Steiner & Blechman,LLC

310 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198608/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
County Bar President's AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner/OwnerSteiner & Blechman, LLC2000 - Present
PartnerAderson, Frank, Steiner & Blechman1987 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Metropolitan Bar CaucusPresident2011 - 2012
Allegheny County Bar AssociationPresident2008 - 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law SectionChair2005 - 2006
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
National Business InstituteWhat Family Court Judges Want You To Know2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
DePaul UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
What Family Court Judges Want You To KnowWhat Family Court Judges Want You To Know2011