Charles W. Garbett

Of Counsel

"In the courtroom, an attorney must be a master of the law and the facts. Success lies in the details and an attorney's willingness to find what others have missed."

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Road Defects
  • Nursing Home Neglect
  • Dog Bites
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Probate & Estate Admin

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • St Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1968
    • Honors: magna cum laude


  • Speaker, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Speaker, Lawrence County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2020
  • Top 50: 2020 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers
  • AV preeminent, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1986 to Present
  • Lawrence County Bar Association, President
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Former Member of the Board of Governors