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Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby

United States 2024


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Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby is a law firm that provides personal individualized services to a limited number of clients in divorce cases and related matters. Since 1978, the lawyers of Wilder Mahood have represented a broad range of business and professional people and their spouses in complex divorce litigation in Pittsburgh and throughout Western Pennsylvania, including Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer, Erie, Clarion, Clearfield, Cameron, Washington and Westmoreland counties. The firm limits its practice to matrimonial law, including divorce, support, paternity, property matters and custody at trial and appellate levels.

Members of the firm teach family law and professional ethics to other lawyers in continuing legal education programs on both the local and national level. The first Pittsburgh lawyer to be certified as a matrimonial arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is a member of the firm.

Members of the firm lecture and write extensively on family law and professional ethics issues for professional publications and periodicals. The treatise, Pennsylvania Family Law Practice and Procedure, now in its eighth edition, is authored by members of the firm. The firm’s lawyers have held leadership positions in the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and many community organizations.

WMMO lawyers have been elected Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, where they hold leadership positions at both state and national levels, the American Bar Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation. The firm has been represented in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America.


Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby is metro ranked in 1 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Tier 1 for Family Law


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Tier 1 for Family Law

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  • Family Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby has 3 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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