Todd A. Spivak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Spivak Law Firm
 | 2893 West Liberty Avenue, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Phone: 412-344-4900
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Todd A. Spivak is an attorney at Spivak Law Firm in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In his family law practice, Mr. Spivak represents clients in cases involving divorce, adoption, child custody, child support, spousal support, division of marital property, domestic violence and other issues. In his criminal defense practice, he represents those accused of DUI, drug crimes, probation violations, theft and more. He also helps clients with wills, trusts and more. He represents clients in Pittsburgh, in Allegheny County and throughout Western Pennsylvania. 

Many of Mr. Spivak’s cases involve Pennsylvania’s Protection From Abuse Act. In his role as a criminal defense attorney, he represents those accused of domestic violence and those seeking enforcement of protective orders under the act. He also represents clients in divorce and child custody disputes that involve accusations of abuse.

A graduate of List College in New York, New York, Mr. Spivak earned his law degree from Colorado Law in Boulder, Colorado. He is admitted to practice in all Pennsylvania state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

A former investigative reporter, Mr. Spivak was a Pulitzer Prize nominee in 2006 and 2008. He received a Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in 2008. In his role as an attorney, he has written articles for publications and organizations including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Houston Press and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

In his spare time, Mr. Spivak also participates as a volunteer attorney for the Wills for Heroes Foundation and Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood Legal Services Association. He is a member of professional organizations including the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (70%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property

Criminal Defense (30%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property

Criminal Defense: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Todd Spivak

Admitted 2011, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://spivaklawfirm.com/about-us

Honors and Awards:

  • Investigative Reporters and Editors Certificate, Recipient, 2006
  • First Amendment Award, Recipient, 2008
  • The Pulitzer Prize (Nominee), Pulitzer Prize Board, 2006 and 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Attorney, Wills for Heroes Program
  • Volunteer Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Albert A. List College, New York, NY, B.A.
Office Location for Todd A. Spivak

2893 West Liberty Avenue
Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Phone: 412-344-4900

 

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Last Updated: 2/6/2017

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