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Susan DiGirolamo

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        I believe that when helping families in the midst of divorce, it is important to keep our focus on the future and to behave in a way that will allow them to maintain the best family relationships possible.

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Licensed

  1. Divorce: 85%
    21 years
  2. Prenuptials: 15%
    21 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Avram Y. Rosen

    I have faced Susan on the other side of litigation and negotiation. She is both a worthy opponent and an amicable negotiator. Susan is smart, prepared, passionate, practical and reasonable. All the things you want in a family law attorney. Her collaborative law practice is especially well known in the legal community. I highly endorse Susan for all aspects of family law.

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    Avram Rosen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Paula Kay Hopkins

    I endorse this lawyer, for all matters but particularly for the collaborative divorce process. Susan and I have successfully concluded a collaborative divorce and Susan's patient, intelligent contributions to the process helped to insure our success. In addition, as President of the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Susan did an excellent job of working toward our goal of educating the public and the legal community about the collaborative process.

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    Paula Hopkins Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Three Gateway Center
401 Liberty Ave., Ste 1325
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222-1004

Susan DiGirolamo

401 Liberty Avenue
Suite 1325
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198712/01/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalPrivate Law Practice1994 - Present
AssociateSchlussel, Drazin & Dowty1985 - 1986
Staff attorneyHyatt Legal Services1984 - 1985
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern PennsylvaniaImmediate Past President2013 - Present
Gateway to CollaborationFounding Membet2013 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2007 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Association Solo and Small Firm NewsletterTo Sue or Not to Sue: Using Collaborative Law to Resolve Civil Disputes2015
Pennsylvania Bar Association Solo and Small Firm NewsletterAlternative Dispute Resolution Options2014
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Allegheny CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Second SaturdaysDivorce Preparation2013
Interdisciplinary Collaborative TrainingCollaborative Practice2013
Collaborative Practice Basic TrainingCollaborative Practice2012