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Steven M. Barth is a trial attorney who has successfully litigated numerous catastrophic and severe injury cases throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania . His victories have spanned the fields of product liability, civil rights, truck accidents, highway design, bad faith insurance cases and personal injury. In the past, he has assisted numerous clients and their families in trying to put their lives back together after a tragedy has struck.


Steve grew up in Toledo , Ohio and is a cum laude graduate of Ohio University . Following completion of his undergraduate degree, he moved to Pittsburgh and attended Duquesne University School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 2002. In 2009, he was selected to attend the Trial Lawyers College in Dubois , Wyoming which he completed in October of 2009. Since its inception in 1994, the Trial Lawyers College has trained approximately 850 attorneys from across the nation who have had the opportunity to learn from some of the best attorneys in the nation such as Gerry Spence, Rich Friedman, and others. In addition to having an active litigation practice, he is on the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice where he is an active member in the Future Leaders Section.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Brain Injury: 25%
  3. Slip and Fall: 15%
  4. Defective Products: 5%
  5. Civil Rights: 5%



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  • Max Petrunya

    Steve is an amazing human being and an excellent lawyer. I would recommend working with Steve to anyone that was in need of a dedicated, smart, and hard working attorney.


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  • Peter D. Giglione

    Steve is a great trial lawyer and advocate for his clients. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

Steven M. Barth

PO Box 23627
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100: 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Top ListSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Top 50: 2016 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers Top ListSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Personal Injury "10 Best" Attorneys for PennsylvaniaAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2015
Top 50: 2015 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers Top ListSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Member of the Academy of Trial LawyersAcademy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County2012
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AdvocateBarth & Associates2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny CountyMember2012 - Present
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeBoard of Governors2011 - Present
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Owens v. Paul, Allegheny County G.D. 07 - 0026534Verdict for plaintiff of $34,742.06 plus $3,105.51 in delay damages for a total of $37,847.57
Pennsylvania Premises Negligence CaseMulti-million dollar settlement for the plaintiff
Pennsylvania Product Liability Case on Smoke DetectorsEight figure settlement for a family that perished in a fire.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Ohio UniversityHistory Pre lawBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Association for Justice Annual RetreatDram Shop2015
Rules of the Road: Fundamentals of Auto LItigationAuto Litigation2014
Litigating Slip, Trip & Fall Cases in PennsylvaniaPremise Liability Cases2014
Learning the Art of NegotiationNegotiation of Claims2014
CLE - Auto Law BasicsThe Basics of Auto Law2012