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This lawyer has 25 years of experience in civil and criminal trial, estate, family and injury law. He is a former public defender trial lawyer with an office conveniently located near the Waterfront with free parking and flexible appointment hours.  We offer free consutations for most matters. Attorney Pelger handles all legal matters personally and is accessible to all clients.

CRIMINAL LAW. We handle all charges, felonies, misdemeanors and summary offenses, DUI, drug charges, theft , retail theft, theft of servides, drivers license suspensions, motor vehicle offenses, citations, internet crimes, domestic violence, firearm violations, VUFA, probation violations, assaults, robberies, home invasions, etc. We also handle sex crimes, controlled substance violations, harassment, public drunkeness, sexual assault, and expungement of all criminal records and criminal history. 

DUI. We have handled DUI trial work for 25 years as well as the illegal and unconstitutional stop and search of automobiles. 

ESTATE. Due to our growing senior citizen population in the area, this firm handles wills and estates, probate, powers of attorney, living wills, estate planning, elder law, property transfers, deeds and all areas of estate administration and elder law. Senior citizen's discounts available.

ELDER LAW. Attorney Pelger can advise you on the general principles of what to prepare for if you have a loved one who may potentially need Medicaid funding, including information on eligibility, look back, exclusions, spend down and the Estate Recovery Act.

FAMILY LAW. Divorces, child custody, child and spousal support, alimony, proeprty settlements and equitable distribution, PFA's and emergency motions.

PERSONAL INJURY. We have achieved excellent results for those with minor or serious injuries. Slip and falls, car accidents, hazardous conditions and toxic poisoning.

CIVIL LITIGATION. We handle arbitration hearings, non-jury and jury trials, motions, settlements and all negotiations. Whether you need to sue for money or damages or you are being sued, we can provide a competent and aggressive defense,


Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 25%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    4 years
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    4 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    4 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Matthew Lenza

    Lawyers who spend time giving back in pro bono forums like this are special and should be commended and endorsed. Kudos.


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    I endorse this lawyer. His contributions in this community demonstrate that he is a knowledgeable and skilled advocate for his clients.


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Contact info

Pelger Law

2108 West Street
Munhall, PA, 15120


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderAllegheny County Public Defender1991 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Homestead Disrtict Lions ClubPresident2010 - Present
Allegheny County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Valley MirrorAsk the Lawyer2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981