Susan DiGirolamo

1386 Old Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238
United States
Office Phone: 412 849 2486
Member since 2008
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

As one of the founding members of the Collaborative Law Association of Southwest Pennsylvania, I am an advocate of the collaborative process. While not appropriate for every case, I believe the majority of families benefit from the control, privacy and respect inherent in collaborative family law.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation
License(s): Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania

Professional Activities

~Past President, CLASP, Collaborative Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania ~Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Section Council Member. ~Vice Chair, Membership Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association ~Past Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association Sole and Small Firm Section. ~Past Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association Collaborative Law Committee ~Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section member. ~ ~Pennsylvania Bar Association, Secretary, Sole and Small Firm Section Council.

Undergraduate Education

Allegheny College, B.A. English

Postgraduate Education

University of Pittsburgh, J.D.

Professional Education

Continuing Legal Education, including presenting courses regarding sole and small firm practice and family law.


I currently focus my practice on collaborative family law and promote the concept of collaborative civil practice. I have 40 hours of mediation training provided by the Federal court of western Pennsylvania. My web site has more information regarding my views on collaborative practice.
Training Offered

Basic Interdisciplinary Training, Workshops on specific areas of Collaborative Divorce Process

Training Conducted

2017: Workshop at IACP Forum, with Loretta Gephart; Working with the Timid or Helpless Client
2016: Basic Interdisciplinary Training with Loretta Gephart, Gregory Clark, Mark Criss
2014: Basic Interdisciplinary Training with David Miller and Loretta Gephart
2013: Basic Interdisciplinary Training with Linda Solomon, Lea Anderson, Deb Conflente, Paula Hopkins, Mary K McDonald
2012: Basic Training with Patricia Henk, Mark Gubinsky, Paula Hopkins
2011: Basic Training with Lea Anderson, Paula Hopkins, Mary Kay McDonald

Collaborative Training Offered

Basic Interdisciplinary Training
Workshops on various issues regarding Collaborative Practice

Collaborative Training Reference

Loretta Gephart
Past President, CLASP
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