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Kerri Cappella


Member profile details

Membership level
AAML PA Officers
First name
Last name
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
Address (line 1)
38th Floor, One Oxford Centre
University / Year / Degree
The Pennsylvania State University 1986 Bachelor of Arts
Practice Emphasis
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Traditional Practice
Law School / Year / Degree
University of Pittsburgh 1990 Juris Doctor
State / Year Admitted to Practice
AAML Chapter Positions Held
President, 2023-2024
President Elect
Vice President
Board of Examiners
Nominating Committee
Awards in Family Law and/or Civic Organizations
2023 Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania
2023 Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh
Best Lawyers 2011-Present
PA Counties Served
  • Allegheny
  • Beaver
  • Butler
  • Washington
  • Westmoreland
CLE Presentations
Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Program Co-Chair 2015; Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Faculty, AAML Hot Tips: Best Practices Useful Provisions and Clauses for Prenups Marital Settlement Agreements and Other Divorce Documents, 2013, Slicing up the Pie, Property Distribution in Pennsylvania, 2010, 2012, 2015; Social Media and Divorce, 2010; Technology and Family Law, 2002; Allegheny County Matrimonial Inns of Court CCLXXII, Charter Member, Faculty, ESI Pittsburgh: Electronic Discovery and Technology in Family Law Practice, 2008; Faculty, Representing Disabled Clients, 2008; Faculty, Appellate Practice, 1996; Allegheny County Bar Assn. Family Law Section, 1991-Present, Faculty, Abuse of Custody Process in Divorce Cases, 2008; Faculty, Protection from Abuse Act, 1998.
Offices held in Legal and Professional Organizations (please detail with dates)
American Bar Association Family Law Section; Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Program Committee Co-Chair 2014-2015; Program Committee Member 2010-2012; Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee Member 2012-2015, Family Law Section Council 1995-1998; Allegheny County Bar Foundation Fellow
Ms. Cappella has engaged in the practice of Family Law for over 30 years with a concentration in complex, high net worth marital estates. Ms. Cappella is recognized among her clients and peers as a skilled litigator and negotiator. In 2015, Ms. Cappella became a certified mediator and seeks to apply her knowledge and experience in Family Law to assist divorcing and separating parties toward forward thinking, mediated resolutions to their most personal of disputes.

Ms. Cappella became a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) in 2009 and currently serves as the President of AAML Pennsylvania Chapter In 2021, Super Lawyers ® selected Ms. Cappella as one of the “Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh” and has been listed in Best Lawyers® for a decade. She has been active in the American, Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Sections, taking a number of elected and appointed leadership roles and faculty speaking positions. She also co-authored Slicing up the Pie: Equitable Distribution in Pennsylvania, in its 2009, 2012, and 2016 editions.

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Email: info@aamlpenn.org

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Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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