Nicolette A. Blackwell

Top rated general litigation attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Blackwell Law Firm
Nicolette A. Blackwell
The Blackwell Law Firm

Practice Areas: General litigation, Family law, Estate & trust litigation; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2018

Education: Duquesne University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023
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The Blackwell Law Firm

223 4th Ave
9th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


From The Blackwell Law Firm, Nicolette A. Blackwell offers families complete legal guidance, helping them manage challenging life events involving divorce, child custody and visitation, legal separation, property division, parenting time and visitation, alimony/spousal maintenance, estate planning and probate and trust litigation. She also assists with general civil litigation matters and accepts clients throughout the greater Pittsburgh region in Pennsylvania.

A dean’s list graduate of Villanova University, Ms. Blackwell majored in public relations and psychology and earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2015. She received her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2018. While there, she was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board and the Student Bar Association. She also served as the president of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

Known among her clients and peers as an approachable and client-focused attorney, Ms. Blackwell finds satisfaction in helping people move forward with confidence and make a fresh start. She has received many positive testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

Ms. Blackwell has been very active in both bar and community activities. She is a proud member of the West Virginia State Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association. As a volunteer at the Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh, she has also offered free legal services to individuals who meet the poverty guidelines.

Early in her career, Ms. Blackwell worked as an editor and contributing writer at Montgomery Community Media. She then interned at American Eagle, where she helped with all its business legal needs including those related to drafting and reviewing contracts, intellectual property issues, commercial and legal risks, licensing agreements and marketing strategies. As a student attorney, she also served the Duquesne University School of Law – Family Law Clinic.

Practice areas

General litigation, Family law, Estate & trust litigation, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Litigation, Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce, Will contests, Probate & estate administration

  • 40% General litigation
  • 40% Family law
  • 10% Estate & trust litigation
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2018, Pennsylvania

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh, Law Student Volunteer, Sep 2015 - May 2018
  • Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh, Attorney Volunteer, May 2018 - Present
  • Appellate Moot Court Competition Team
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, President
  • Chi Omega Fraternity
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • West Virginia Bar, 2019 - Present
  • Student Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar, 2018 - Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, 2018 - Present
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • LexisNexis Legal Research Certified
Educational Background:
  • Villanova University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication (Public Relations) and Psychology, 2015

Office location for Nicolette A. Blackwell

223 4th Ave
9th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-391-5299


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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