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Brooke Beares McMorrow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Wexford, PA

McMorrow Law, LLC
10475 Perry Hwy, Suite 204
Wexford, PA 15090
Phone: 724-940-0100
Fax: 724-940-0102
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

As the managing partner of McMorrow Law, LLC, in Wexford, Pennsylvania, Brooke Beares McMorrow has more than a decade of experience in various aspects of family law and estate planning. Her specific areas of focus include divorce, legal separation, annulment, child custody, child and spousal support, stepparent rights, adoption, estate planning and probate administration. Representing clients throughout the greater Pittsburgh area and southwestern Pennsylvania, Ms. McMorrow also has experience in legal issues relating to adults who have special needs or are incapacitated, including guardianship and special needs trusts, and she also handles general criminal defense, including DUI cases.

After graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1998, Ms. McMorrow attended New England School of Law where she was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2001. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New York, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. Highly regarded by her peers, Ms. McMorrow has received a 10 "Superb" rating from Avvo.

Prior to entering private practice in 2004, Ms. McMorrow worked as an assistant public defender for the Monroe County Public Defender Office in Rochester, New York. She is an active participant in Allegheny County Bar Association activities and has served on the Executive Council of the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Ms. McMorrow has training in matters of collaborative law and is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Fluent in Spanish, she has given freely of her time and services to the Good Shepherd Legal Foundation and the YWCA Women's Resource Center.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Elder Law

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

About Brooke Beares McMorrow

First Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.mcmorrowlaw.com/Attorney/Brooke-B-Mcmorrow.shtml

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, Junior League of Pittsburgh
  • Active Member, Sustaining Member, Junior League of Pittsburgh
  • YWCA Custody Conciliation Project, 2006 - 2012
  • Board of Directors, Vintage, Inc.
  • Good Shepherd Legal Foundation, 2009 - 2012

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Probate Section
  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2004
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Active Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2005 - 2013
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
  • Pennsylvania, 2004
  • Executive Council Member, Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern PA, 2011 - 2013
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Estates & Trust Section
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • New York, 2002
  • U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, Sole & Small Firm Practice Section

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Collaborative Attorney and Mediator

Honors/Awards

  • AVVO Clients' Choice Award, 2013
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2018

Educational Background

  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A. in Journalism, Dual Minor in Spanish and International Studies, Honors: Dean's List, 1998

Industry Groups

  • ACBA Lawyer Referral Service
  • ACBA Sole & Small Firm Practice Section
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Collaborative Law Association Of Southwestern Pennsylvania
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Office Location for Brooke Beares McMorrow

10475 Perry Hwy
Suite 204
Wexford, PA 15090

Phone: 724-940-0100

Fax: 724-940-0102

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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