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Ronald W. Hayward

Ronald W. Hayward

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, DUI & DWI

About Me

Attorney Ron Hayward is an experienced Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney. He has over 30 years of experience in DUI defense, criminal defense, and federal criminal defense.  He currently works at the Law Offices of David S. Shrager, where he has been for the past 10 years. Prior to this, he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1974

  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    20 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Federal Crime: 30%
    40 years



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Samir Sarna

    I endorse this lawyer. Ron is a class act and fights hard to achieve the best results for all of his clients. Ron is one of the best attorneys in Pittsburgh for both, Federal and State Criminal matters.


    Samir Sarna Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Michael McClenahen

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew McClenahen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of David S. Shrager

429 Forbes Avenue
Suite 1310
Pittsburgh, PA, 15219-1638




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Criminal LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Offices of David S. Shrager1995 - Present
Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of FloridaUnited States Dept. of Justice1990 - 1995
Federal ProsecutorUnited States Dept. of Justice1975 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1976 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Plea to Summary OffensePlea to Summary Offense
All Charges DismissedAll Charges Dismissed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1975
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Duquesne UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1970