Scott L. Levine earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law. Following graduation, Mr. Levine practiced in the area of civil litigation for several years before turning his focus to concentrate almost entirely on family law.
To that end, Mr. Levine founded the divorce and family law practice at a mid-sized Pittsburgh firm before branching out with his own firm dedicated to domestic relations law.
Mr. Levine has represented numerous individuals and families in and around Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in an assorted range of family law matters while carrying out his passion for helping people at all levels of litigation and protection.
Primary Areas of Practice
Mr. Levine handles a variety of family law issues including:divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, settlement agreements, andprotection from abuse.
Mr. Levine is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Levine has experience in both the private and public sector. He was previously employed with two large regional law firms where he focused his practice in civil litigation. He was a certified legal intern with the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Elder Law Clinic, where as he assisted local elderly residents and was a law clerk for the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Scott was also an intern for theMassachusetts Commission Against Discrimination where he investigated housing and employment discrimination. Pro Bono Activities
Speaking Engagements and Publication
He has presented seminars to numerous Senior Citizens groups about issues involving Estate Planning and Elder Law, and most recently the changes to Pennsylvania law involving Power of Attorney documents and Living Wills.
Mr. Levine had a case note regarding child support published in Volume 30, Issue 4 of the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.
Most recently, Mr. Levine was selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as a 2015 Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40 for the State of PA. In May 2015, Mr. Levine was selected by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys to its 10 Best Under 40 in Pennsylvania. In April 2015, Mr. Levine was selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for the State of Pennsylvania. Mr. Levine was also selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in the State of Pennsylvania for 2015 by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ALSA).
In July 2014, Mr. Levine was selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. as a Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40 in Pennsylvania. In May 2014, Mr. Levine was selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 for the State of Pennsylvania.
Also in 2014 Mr. Levine was selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in the State of Pennsylvania for 2014 by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ALSA) and was listed in Pittsburgh’s Finest 2014 – Divorce & Family Law in the Pittsburgh City Paper.
Mr. Levine received the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award and the 2013 & 2014 Avvo Top Contributor Awards. In addition, Mr. Levine was listed in the Pittsburgh City Paper – Proactive Resources: Best of Pittsburgh, Summer 2010, Divorce & Family Law. He was included in the Pittsburgh City Paper – Proactive Resources: Pittsburgh’s Finest 2008, Top 12, Divorce & Family Law and was recognized in 2008 as a premier company by TheCityofPittsburgh.com. Mr. Levine was honored by Cambridge Who’s Who in their 2007-2008 Registry of Executives and Professionals.
Mr. Levine graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts inLegal Studies, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he attained semester honors. While at Pitt, he was also chosen to appear in the 24th Edition of Who’s Who: American Law Students.
During law school Scott participated in the Trial and Appellate Moot Court competitions, and was an anchor and reporter for JURIST, an award-winning legal news and research website. He was also a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. While at UMass Scott was a member of the UMass Mediation Team and received a mediation certification after completing an intensive forty-hour training course.
Scott is a member of various professional and fraternal organizations including: Allegheny County Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association Elder Law Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section. Scott is also a member of F&AM Dallas Lodge #231 and AASR Valley of Pittsburgh.