Lisa Marie Vari

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Lisa Marie Vari & Associates, P.C.
 | 564 Forbes Ave PH Suite, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-281-9906
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Lisa Marie Vari is the founder of Lisa Marie Vari & Associates, P.C., with offices in Pittsburgh (Allegheny County), Canonsburg (Washington County) and Cranberry Township (Butler County), Pennsylvania. Focusing her practice exclusively on family law, she represents clients throughout the western Pennsylvania area as well as Miami, Florida, in matters involving divorce, child custody, grandparents' rights, adoption and surrogacy claims. Highly regarded by her peers, Ms. Vari has received a 10.0 "Excellent" rating from Avvo, an online rating service for lawyers.

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, Ms. Vari attended Duquesne University School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1993. While in law school, she was a member of the Duquesne Law Review (an honor bestowed upon the top 20% of each class), acted as a Teaching Assistant for the Legal Research & Writing class for 1st year law students, was appointed a Research Assistant to a tenured professor and served an internship with the late Justice Ralph J. Cappy of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. After graduation, Ms. Vari worked for two years as a staff attorney for the administrative judge of the Family Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas prior to going into private practice. Attorney Vari is admitted to practice before all courts in Pennsylvania and Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout her career, Ms. Vari has been an active participant in several professional organizations. A member of the Family Law Sections of both the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania bar associations, she is also a member of the Dade County and Coral Gables bar associations and the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar. Ms. Vari also gives her time and services freely to community organizations that provide legal counsel to active duty military personnel and helps raise funds to support the pediatric emergency department of a local health care facility.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Lisa Vari

Admitted: 1993, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.pafamilylawyers.com/Attorneys/Lisa-M-Vari.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Lead Counsel Family Law, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • IDC Staff Instructor's Rating, Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
  • Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Member, Duquesne University Law Review, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Scheib Memorial Scholarship, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Member, Appellate Moot Court Board, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Winner of Intraschool Appellate Tax Moot Court Competition, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association, Family Court Section
  • Member, Florida Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law and Military Affairs Sections
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law and Military Affairs Sections
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Seminars, Family Law Topics

Educational Background:

  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
Office Location for Lisa Marie Vari

564 Forbes Ave PH Suite
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-281-9906

 

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Last Updated: 10/5/2017

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