Richard J. Schubert

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

AlpernSchubert P.C.
 | 310 Grant Street, Suite 2727
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-765-1888
Fax: 412-765-1880
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

For over 30 years, Richard J. Schubert has advocated on behalf of those injured by the negligence of others. As a partner at Alpern Schubert P.C., Mr. Schubert focuses his practice on personal injury, generally handling construction accident and workers' compensation cases on behalf of clients in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area. He accepts cases throughout Allegheny, Butler, Erie, Washington and Westmoreland counties.

In 1977, Mr. Schubert received a Bachelor of Arts from Duquesne University. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law in 1980.

Mr. Schubert recognizes that people may face numerous challenges after suffering a personal injury, from medical bills for which they were not prepared to lost wages due to their inability to return to work during an extended period of recuperation. Certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, he strives to help his clients obtain the maximum compensation for their losses. Mr. Schubert has obtained verdicts and settlements totaling in excess of $1 million on behalf of those he has represented. He draws on his knowledge and experience to achieve resolutions through negotiation or litigation.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Schubert is a member of, and has served in varying capacities with, numerous professional associations. He has served on the Pennsylvania Association for Justice's board of governors since 1983, and on the board of governors for the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County since 1993. Mr. Schubert also serves on the board for the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association's workers' compensation committee.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Workers' Compensation (30%)

General Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Richard Schubert

Admitted: 1980, Pennsylvania

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  • Milton D. Rosenberg Award, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 2014
  • Honorary Nurse Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, 2009
  • George F. Douglas, Jr. Amicus Curiae Award, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1996

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Specialty Certification (formerly NBTA), Recertified 2004, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for western District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1983
  • Pennsylvania, 1980
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member, 1982 – Present
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1993-1994
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Board of Governors 1983 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, President, 2003-2004
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1981 – Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1980 – Present
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee, 1980 – Present
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Board of Governors, 1993 – Present

Educational Background:

  • Duquesne University, B.A., 1977
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Office Location for Richard J. Schubert

310 Grant Street
Suite 2727
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-765-1888

Fax: 412-765-1880

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Last Updated: 12/11/2018

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