Bradley S. Dornish

Bradley S. Dornish

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Wexford, PA

Dornish Law Offices, P.C.
 | 2500 Brooktree Rd, Suite 301
Wexford, PA 15090
Phone: 412-765-2726
Fax: 412-765-2736
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Bradley Dornish obtained his legal education at Duquesne University, where he received a full academic scholarship to begin his law school matriculation at the age of 19. In his first year, he won the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in the study of Real Property Law, resulting in his appointment to assist Professor Kenneth Gray to research his Treatise on "Mortgages in Pennsylvania". He graduated with honors in 1984, and became an associate of the Pittsburgh firm of Reale, Fossee & Ferry, where he became a partner in 1992. He developed that firm's business and real estate practice group.Mr. Dornish started his own law firm in 1993, and also became a licensed title insurance agent. He pioneered the formation of Controlled Business Arrangement real estate settement companies under the 1992 RESPA regulations. Mr. Dornish has maintained an active real estate litigation practice, and been involved in seminal cases on Pennsylvania landlord tenant law and regulation of rental real estate, including cases challenging rental registration ordinances in Pittsburgh, Erie, and numerous PA municipalities. Mr. Dornish writes and lectures regularly on Pennsylvania real estate law for the American Congress of Real Estate, the Pennsylvania Residential Owners' Association, the Realtors' Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, and the Real Estate Educational Institute. He has also presented educational programs for the Institute of Real Estate Management, National Business Institute and Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He was previously an adjunct Professor teaching real estate law at Duquesne University. 

About Bradley Dornish

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Rated AV for 22 straight years, AV Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 1997
  • Rated Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 2010 through 2019, Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, 2010
  • Rated 10.0 Superb by Avvo attorney rating service 2013 to 2019, Avvo 10. Superb,, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • PA Title Agent License 43510PA Real Estate Instructor License RI 004655

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Landlord Tenant Court Reform Committee, 2018
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Real Property Section Chair, 2019
  • Vice President, Pennsylvania Residential Owners' Association, 2012
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Real Property Section, Vice Chair, 2018
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Real Property Section Treasurer, 2017
  • Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas appointed Real Estate Partition Master, 2011
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Real Estate Section elected member of Section Council, 2011
  • Chairman of the Board PA Residential Owners' Association, 2014 to 2018 , 2014
  • Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Landlord Tenant Advisory Committee, 2008

Representative Clients:

  • Pennsylvania Residential Owners' Association, 2008
  • Castle Creek Homeowners' Association, 2019
  • Western Pennsylvania Real Estate Investors' Association, 2008
  • Apartment Association of Northwestern PA, 2009
  • Apartment Association of Lawrence County, 2010
  • ACRE of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • Realtors' Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, 2019
  • Southwestern PA Landlords' Association, 2008
  • ACRE of Washington County, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Contractors
  • Developers
  • Landlords
  • Realtors
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Office Location for Bradley S. Dornish

2500 Brooktree Rd
Suite 301
Wexford, PA 15090

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Last Updated: 9/17/2019

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