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Walter T. Grabowski

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Wilkes-Barre, PA

Grabowski Law Offices, LLC
61 North Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Phone: 570-266-7852
Fax: 570-606-6106
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2016, 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation, Real Estate: Business, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Walter T. Grabowski is the experienced attorney behind Grabowski Law Offices, LLC. He primarily handles trust and estate disputes and litigation in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Over the past few years, he has built a strong reputation in northeast Pennsylvania.

Mr. Grabowski completed his B.A. at Pennsylvania State University in 1975. He majored in economics, an honors program. In 1978, he completed his J.D. at Dickinson School of Law. He has been licensed to practice in Pennsylvania since 1978. Since then, he has also gained admittance to the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

As an experienced attorney, Mr. Grabowski has played an instrumental role in helping families resolve trust and estate disputes while protecting the individual rights of his clients. Needless to say, after more than 45 years of experience in his field, he has become a trusted attorney in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Grabowski has maintained memberships in law organizations across the state. These include the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Lackawanna County Bar Association. Outside of his legal work, he enjoys spending time with his family and exploring the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 20%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Will Contests, Litigation, Restraining Order


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2016, 2021 - 2022

About Walter T. Grabowski

First Admitted: 1978, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Trustee, Penn State Dickinson School of Law (1995-1998)


  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, 2005
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Business Litigation

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Mediator (2000), United States District Court for the Middle District of Certified Mediator (2011), United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania


  • Court-appointed receiver in Rutta et al. v. Oz, No. 2015-00754 (Luzerne County)
  • Court-appointed receiver in Martin et al. v. Roccograndi et al., No. 2015-4810 (Luzernce County)


  • Wittig v. Carlacci, 537 A.2d 29 (abrogat), 1988, PA Superior Court
  • Strickland v. Univ. of Scranton, 700 A.2d 979, 1997, PA Superior Court
  • Kaplan v. I. Kaplan, Inc., 619 A.2d 322, 1993, PA Superior Court

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Luzerne County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, Present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1980
  • Life Fellow - Pennsylvania Bar Foundation
  • Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania 2010-2016, 2017
  • Executive Committee (1996-1999), Luzerne County Bar Association; Lawyers Advisory Committee (1996-1999) and Civil Jury Trial Bench/Bar Task Force (2007-2008)

Educational Background

  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A. in Economics (Honors Program), 1975

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, West Pittston Tomorrow 
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Office Location for Walter T. Grabowski

61 North Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Phone: 570-266-7852

Fax: 570-606-6106

Last Updated: 9/30/2022

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