Jay A. Blechman

Top rated family law attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Steiner & Blechman, LLC
Jay A. Blechman
Steiner & Blechman, LLC

Practice Areas: Family law, Business & corporate, Tax; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1986

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

Steiner & Blechman, LLC

310 Grant Street
Suite 3220
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Visit website


An experienced and supportive family law attorney and Managing Member at Steiner & Blechman LLC, Jay A. Blechman seeks effective resolutions to family conflicts faced by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, residents. With a comprehensive understanding of the laws in Pennsylvania, he offers astute guidance to help his clients make educated choices about their futures.

Committed to delivering world-class client services for the past 35-plus years, Mr. Blechman assists with a variety of legal matters involving divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, child support, parenting time, child relocations, spousal support, post-trial appeals and high-asset division, including business planning and tax assistance.

An alumnus of DePaul University, Mr. Blechman graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in commerce with High Honor in 1983. He completed his legal education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1986 and obtained his Pennsylvania legal license the same year.

A long-serving member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Mr. Blechman has held several leadership positions in the organization, including as its President; vice chair of its Finance Committee and was Chair of its Bench Bar Committee, Chair of its Audit Committee and member of its Family Law Section Council. He also served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and as the President of the Metropolitan Bar Caucus of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. He is a Member of the American Bar Association – as well as a member of its Family Law Section.

Honored and recognized in several ways, Mr. Blechman is a Past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Assocation (PBA) Family Law Section and a Former Zone 12 Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) House of Delegates. Recognizing his extraordinary commitment to PBA and the law, he was given the County Bar President's Award. Furthermore, he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America each year since 2009 and rated “Superb” through Avvo.

Practice areas

Family law, Business/corporate, Tax: consumer

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Tax law

  • 80% Family law
  • 10% Business/corporate
  • 10% Tax: consumer

First Admitted: 1986, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.steinerblechman.com/attorney/blechman-jay-a-esq/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • News Section Co-editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer (1998-2013)
  • Past-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Program Committee (PBA and ACBA)
  • Board of Directors Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2014 to 2017
  • Past-Chair of Children's Issues Committee, Family Law Section Program Committee and Family Law Section Public Service Committee
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers, the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, Since 2009
  • Recognized as Super Lawyer in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Magazines, Since 2008
Educational Background:
  • De Paul University, Chicago, Illinois, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Honors: With High Honors
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Past President- Metroplitan Bar Caucus 
  • Member, American Bar Association Family Law Section, Served on National Conference of Bar Presidents and President of the Metropolitan Bar Caucus, 2011 to 2012
  • Past Vice-Chair of Allegheny County Bar Association Finance Committee
  • Former Zone 12 Delegate to PBA House of Delegates
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Governing Council, Ex-Officio Member
  • Past PBA liaison to Family Law Section
  • Family Law Section Governing Council, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Vice Chair of the Bench Bar Committee for the ACBA
  • Former Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association Audit Committee
  • Former Chair, Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Past President- Allegheny County Bar Association

Office location for Jay A. Blechman

310 Grant Street
Suite 3220
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-263-3700


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

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