New Addition to Pittsburgh’s Leading Family Law and Estate Planning Practice
Pittsburgh – Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C. (GHA), a leading law firm in the areas of family law and estate planning, administration, and litigation, has announced that Erika A. Wahl has joined the firm as an associate.
Ms. Wahl earned her juris doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2016, where she was the executive editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce. Additionally, she was honored with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Family Law Clinic and Advanced Family Law Advocacy, presented to the highest scoring student in each law school class.
She was also the president of the Pitt Law Phil Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and recipient of the David H. Weis Memorial Scholarship from the Westmoreland County Bar Association.
“Erika Wahl is an exceptionally bright young lawyer with a passion for family law,” said GHA member Kenneth J. Horoho, Jr. “It’s clear to everyone at our firm that our clients will be well served by that passion and the high energy she will bring to every case.”
Ms. Wahl has worked as a law clerk at GHA since 2013, and was a certified legal intern at the Family Law Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Prior to that, she held internship positions at the Southwestern Legal Services of Pennsylvania in Washington, Pa., the office of Judge Kathleen Mulligan of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, and Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. of Westmoreland County in Greensburg.
Ms. Wahl earned her bachelor of arts degree in political science and communications, summa cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013.
She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association and is a volunteer for Christian Legal Aid in Pittsburgh.
Ms. Wahl is a resident of Irwin, Pennsylvania.
About Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C.
Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C., is recognized as a well-respected family and estate administration and litigation law firm. The firm serves clients from every walk of life – from high profile business leaders and sports figures to small-business owners, professionals and homemakers and was instrumental in the original framing of the divorce code for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Our lawyers are currently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and have also been designated as “Super Lawyers.” The firm also holds the highest ranking of a law firm by Martindale-Hubbell.
Our firm includes shareholders and associate attorneys with tax, accounting, estate, trust and business experience in order to accommodate the escalating complexity of financial issues in family law and estate matters. Firm members are past and present officers in the family law sections of the local Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and frequently write and lecture on matrimonial law issues.