Law Office of Caroline M. Roberto

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Law Office of
Caroline M. Roberto
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Office
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Law & Finance Building, 5th Floor, 429 4th Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15219-1500

(Allegheny Co.)

Telephone: 412-391-4071
Fax: 412-391-1190

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The Law Office of Caroline M. Roberto has been engaged exclusively in federal and state criminal defense throughout Pennsylvania and elsewhere for over 20 years. Ms. Roberto represents individuals in all criminal matters and is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer. She has tried all types of criminal matters to verdict and litigates state post-conviction cases and federal habeas corpus petitions. In 2011, Ms. Roberto won Showers v. Beard in the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mrs. Showers was granted a new trial after spending 18 years in prison. Ms. Roberto won Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Betty Legg, where the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recognized Major Depression as diminished capacity to mitigate first to third degree murder. In 2001, Ms. Roberto won the appeal in Szuchon v. Lehman in the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit where Mr. Szuchon's 20 year old death sentence was overturned. Ms Roberto is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Ms. Roberto was the 2011 Josel Advocacy Award recipient presented by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Ms. Roberto is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of trial tactics and jury selection. Ms. Roberto has earned the highest legal ability rating through professional peer assessment (Martindale-Hubbell) and is consistently selected as an outstanding lawyer through extensive and confidential peer review (Best Lawyers in America and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers). Ms. Roberto is dedicated to quality representation.


Statement of Practice Summary:
Criminal Defense; Homicide; Murder; Manslaughter; Criminal Appeals; Federal Criminal Law; Capital Offenses; Post Conviction Remedies; Marijuana cases; Habeas Corpus; Assault And Battery; Assault and Battery; Theft; Criminal Fraud; Criminal Conspiracy; Weapons Charges; Search And Seizure; Search and Seizure; Drugs And Narcotics; Constitutional Law; Juvenile Criminal Law; Criminal Law; Burglary; Criminal Prosecution; Death Penalty; Driving While Intoxicated; DUI/DWI; Felonies; Forgery; Grand Jury Practice; Hit and Run; Mail Fraud; Misdemeanors; Money Laundering; Post-Conviction Remedies; Vehicular Homicide; Wire Fraud; Wiretapping; Fourth Amendment Law; Fifth Amendment Law; White Collar Crime; White Collar Criminal Defense; White Collar Fraud; Perjury.

Year Established: 1984

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