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Selected by fellow lawyers and judges as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in the Family Law field, Attorney Alexandra E. Cabonor, a top rated female divorce lawyer in Allegheny County and Washington County PA, strives to collaborate with her family law clients to understand and help guide them to a resolution in their best interests whether through negotiation and settlement or using her seasoned trial skills. She is trustworthy, methodical and determined to make a difference in her clients’ lives.
Alexandra has focused her practice of law in the family law field and particularly in the areas of Pennsylvania child custody and child support. Alexandra is especially good at helping young parents navigate the ins and outs of the often complicated legal system by providing the appropriate mix of compassion and tenacity. Alexandra has also dedicated herself to defending the custody and visitation rights of grandparents in the courtroom.
Attorney Cabonor graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Washington & Jefferson College with degrees in English, Political Science and Theater. Alexandra received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law from which she graduated cum laude and was admitted to the Order of the Coif by grading into the top ten percent of her graduating class. Alexandra’s English language and theatre background makes her an excellent advocate in the Family Court courtroom.
Alexandra interned with the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law Family Law Clinic where she assisted pro se clients with family law issues including drafting motions, petitions, and complaints and presenting them to the Judges in Allegheny County Family Division. Alexandra also interned with the Pittsburgh City Council, Pennsylvania State Senate and the civil litigation firm of Beier, Beier & Beier in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during her first year of law school. During her second and third years of law school, Alexandra worked as a law clerk at Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz, LLC where she gained extensive experience working at all levels of family law litigation.
Alexandra served as a board member of Pitt Legal Income Sharing Foundation and Pitt Law Women’s Association and served as Senior Topics Editor for the Pitt Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law. During law school, Alexandra received three prestigious Cali awards recognizing her outstanding performance in the classroom and was recognized by Pitt Law faculty as a nominee for University of Pittsburgh School of Law Public Interest Scholar of the Year.
Alexandra is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Section and is involved in local politics.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Juris Doctorate
- Honors: Cum Laude
- Honors: Order of the Coif
- Honors: Senior Topics Editor, Pitt Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law
- Honors: Practiced in the Law School’s Family Law Clinic
- Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA
- Bachelor of Arts
- Honors: Magna Cum Laude
- Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
- Major: Political Science
- Major: English
- Major: Theater
When the Body is A Temple?: Religious Exemptions to Compulsory Vaccinations in the Wake of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Pitt Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law,
Support: The “Secret Law”: Non-Precedential Opinions Case Summaries by Alexandra E. Cabonor, Law Clerk, 18th Annual Family Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute.