Fact Sheet
  • The Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) is a professional organization with approximately 6,000 members including lawyers, judges, magisterial district judges, legal administrators, and paralegals.
  • Chartered in 1870.
  • More than 5,000 members
  • The Allegheny County Bar Association’s mission is to empower its members; promote a just, accessible, and inclusive judicial system; and serve the community at large.
  • The ACBA oversees more than 60 Committees, Divisions and Sections dealing with legal issues in such areas as entertainment and the arts, adoption law, elder law, construction law, business law and bankruptcy. For a full list, click here.
  • The ACBA operates a Lawyer Referral Service, GetAPittsburghLawyer.com, which works to connect members of the public with ACBA member attorneys equipped to handle their specific legal needs.
  • Judicial ratings for candidates for the Court of Common Pleas are established by the Judiciary Committee of the ACBA. Please click here to visit our judicial ratings page.
  • The ACBA operates ACBA Legal Employment Services, which connects legal professionals looking for jobs with Pittsburgh-area firms and companies looking to hire. LES offers career counseling, direct placement services and a robust job board at jobs.acba.org.
  • Through the ACBA Insurance Program, attorneys can enjoy substantial discounts on Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance as well as personal and professional insurance of all types. Additionally, the ACBA offers a variety of member discounts page and attorney resources page designed to help lawyers run their practices.
  • The ACBA has one subsidiary. The Allegheny County Bar Foundation provides educational programs, promotes public awareness of the legal and judicial systems, renders legal services to low-income clients and provides financial assistance and grants to legal-related organizations.

ACBA Executives

David A. Blaner

Executive Director

Click here to view a list of our current officers.