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Jay N. Silberblatt

Jay N. Silberblatt

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Lawsuits & Disputes

Jay Silberblatt

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About Me

A third generation Pennsylvania lawyer, Jay N. Silberblatt has lectured on legal topics throughout the state, has authored numerous articles for legal periodicals, employs the latest methods in his case preparation techniques, and is certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Jay is a 1977 cum laude graduate of Allegheny College and received his law degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1980 where he served on the Law Review.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    35 years
  2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 30%
    35 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    35 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • John Hugh Prorok

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I was so impressed with Jay's professionalism and skills that I now refer my personal injury cases to him.


    John Prorok Corporate & Incorporation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Silberblatt Mermelstein, P.C.

2904 Gulf Tower
707 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer (2005-present)Philadelphia Magazine2014
Pittsburgh Top 50 Super Lawyer (2008-present)Philadelphia Magazine2014
Special Achievement AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2004
Presidents AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2002
Special Achievement AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Silberblatt Mermelstein, P.C.2001 - Present
Sikov and Love, P.A.1986 - 2001
Sikov and Love, P.A.1980 - 1986

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar Association (Professional Liability Committee)Chair2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar FoundationDirector2012 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association House of DelegatesDelegate2003 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Associations(Civil Litigation Section)Chair2001 - 2002
Pennsylvania Bar Association (Civil Litigation Section Council)Council Member1997 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCertified Trial and Pre-Trial Practice Advocate1996 - Present
Allegheny County Bar Associations(Civil Litigation Section)Chair1994 - 1995
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny CountyFellow1990 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - 2001

Publication NameTitleDate
The Pennsylvania LawyerTo Share or Not to Share2004
The Pennsylvania LawyerPlease Be Advised2001
The Barrister, WinterResearch on the Internet1999
Pennsylvania Bar Association QuarterlyA Case for Splitting Causes of Action1996

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Allegheny CollegeAmerican StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Association Annual MeetingProfessional Liability2007
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteLegal Malpractice2006
Pennsylvania Senate HearingJoint and Several Liability2002