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Bethany L. Notaro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Notaro Epstein Family Law Group, P.C.
310 Grant Street, Suite 1125
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-281-1944
Fax: 412-281-1995
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Bethany L. Notaro, Esquire is the managing partner of Notaro Calabrese & Epstein, P.C., in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In her practice as a divorce attorney, Attorney Notaro focuses exclusively on family law concerns. During her years of practice, Attorney Notaro has represented clients with a wide range of legal needs including divorce, complex property division (equitable distribution), child custody, support, adoption, prenuptial agreements, name changes, protection from abuse orders (PFAs), mediation, collaborative divorce, and post-divorce modifications.

Attorney Notaro holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her law degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she received various scholarships and honors for academic achievement. She is also a certified professional mediator, trained in conflict resolution and professional mediation during law school and at the Pittsburgh Mediation Center afterward. Attorney Notaro is trained in collaborative divorce law.  Attorney Notaro has authored numerous articles and other publications on various Pennsylvania family law and mediation topics over the course of her career. She has also been, and continues to be, an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Board of Arbitrators.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Mediation, Restraining Order


2 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2015

About Bethany L. Notaro

First Admitted: 2001, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • 2013 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Pittsburgh's Best Lawyers
  • Best of Pittsburgh, 2010, Pittsburgh City Paper, 2010
  • 2011, 2012 US News - Best Lawyers
  • 2013 Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award
  • 2011 Pittsburgh Magazine Top Attorneys in Pittsburgh

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Board of Arbitrators
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Allegheny County Indigent Divorce Program, Pittsburgh, PA

Educational Background

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A. in Psychology, Cum Laude, 1997

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Allegheny County Bar Association Bench Bar Update,  (Co-Writer), 1999
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Bench Bar Update, (Co-Writer), 2000
  • Alimony and Equitable Distribution, Chapter Four, (Co-Writer), Pennsylvania Fundamentals of Family Law, 2000
  • Study of Race and Risk Perception, (Co-Authored with Dr. Jonathan Baron & Dr. Oscar Gandy), Journal of Psychology
  • Assistant Professor, Legal Writing & Analysis, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1999 - 2001
  • Pennsylvania Family Law and Mediation Topics

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certification, Mediation and Conflict Resolution (Pittsburgh Mediation Center), 2001

Industry Groups

  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Divorce
  • Mediation
  • Paternity
  • PFA
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Property Division
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Office Location for Bethany L. Notaro

310 Grant Street
Suite 1125
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-281-1944

Fax: 412-281-1995

Last Updated: 7/11/2022

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