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Susan J. Pearlstein - Pittsburgh, PA

535 Smithfield StreetSuite 630 Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Updated: 09/30/2022

Pittsburgh Family Law Lawyer


Susan J. Pearlstein has practiced law in Western Pennsylvania since 1978. Susan began practice as a lawyer in Neighborhood Legal Services Association's McKeesport office, providing free legal representation for people unable to otherwise afford an attorney. She went on to build a private practice in McKeesport and the Mon-Valley, concentrating in the areas of debt relief and family law...

About Susan J. Pearlstein

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, 1978

Other Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1978 (Family Law Section)
  • Landlord-Tenant Arbitration Panel, 1988
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 1978 (Bankruptcy Section)


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1972
  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Allderdice High School

Past Positions

  • PA Supreme Court Co. on Racial and Gender Bias, Drafter of Report, 2003 - 2004
  • Kessler & Kessler, Partner, 1988 - 2004
  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Deputy Director and Managing Attorney, 1978 - 1988
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Free-Lance Book Reviewer, 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Monroeville Planning Commission, 2001 - 2005
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Swissvale Library
  • Monroeville Community Choir

Classes and Seminars

  • Middle School Mentor, Pittsburgh Public Schools

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Office Information


535 Smithfield StreetSuite 630 Pittsburgh, PA 15222


  • 412-281-4114

Accepts Credit Cards


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