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McMorrow, Brooke Beares Esq.

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law/Adoptions
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate & Probate Administration/Guardianships/Orphans Court Litigation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Criminal Law/DUI/DWI Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Protection from Abuse (PFA)

Biography

After working in New York as a criminal defense attorney and as a general practitioner, in 2005, Attorney McMorrow moved to Pittsburgh where she opened up a practice in downtown Pittsburgh. In 2010, Attorney McMorrow relocated her offices to the North Hills in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Over seven years later, Attorney McMorrow focuses her practice on family law including divorce, child custody, child support and alimony, adoptions, and collaborative divorce.  In addition she helps families with  Estate Planning/Estate and Probate Administration, Orphans' Court litigation including will contests and guardianships. She also continues to represent those charged with DUI or other criminal charges in Allegheny and the surrounding counties.

Attorney McMorrow strives to change the stereotypes that people have about attorneys by returning phone calls in a timely manner and above all, listening to the client and providing affordable and knowledgeable legal advice in a comfortable setting.  She is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New York.  As a member of the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Attorney McMorrow is trained in collaborative law.

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2001
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Journalism

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2002
  • Pennsylvania, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court of Pennsylvania, 2006

Honors

  • Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2019
  • AVVO Clients' Choice Award, 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2014

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Good Shepherd Legal Foundation, 2009 to 2012
  • YWCA Custody Conciliation Project, 2006 to 2012

Past Positions

  • Brooke B. McMorrow, Attorney at Law, Sole Proprietor, 2004 to 2011
  • Monroe County Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, 2002 to 2004

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma

Professional Associations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Active Member, 2005 to 2013
  • Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern PA, Executive Council Member, 2011 to 2013

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Attorney