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Carla Schiff Donnelly

Licensed for 21 years

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Practice Area: Family Law, Collaborative Law

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Law

Credentials

Position
Associate
Admission Details
Admitted in 1995, Georgia
2012, Pennsylvania
Law School Attended
Emory Law School
Class of 1995
J.D.
University Attended
Lehigh University
Class of 1990
B.A.
Bar Fellowship
Emory Law School, Fall, 1994-Spring, 1995. Author: "Protecting Non-ERISA Pension Funds from the Reach of Creditors in Bankruptcy," 11 Bankruptcy Development Journal 155, 1994/1995. Staff Attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1997-2000. Law Clerk, Georgia Court of Appeals, 2000-2001. Member: Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Family Law Section); American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section); Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia.

Client Reviews

  • 1.8/5.0 1 review
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  • 1.8/5.0 submitted on 06/28/12

    Carla and her firm are clearly focused on billable hours Read more

    Carla and her firm are clearly focused on billable hours

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 17 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 08/31/12 in General Practice

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/29/12 in Family Law

    It really doesn't get much better than Carla in Family law matters. Read more

    It really doesn't get much better than Carla in Family law matters.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 08/20/12 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/13/12 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 08/11/12 in Family Law

    I have observed Carla Schiff in practice as a lawyer representing the Plaintiff when she represented the Defendant in a divorce; as a Guardian ad litem appointed to repor... Read more

    I have observed Carla Schiff in practice as a lawyer representing the Plaintiff when she represented the Defendant in a divorce; as a Guardian ad litem appointed to report to the Court on the best interests of the children of Ms. Schiff's client in two contested custody actions; and, most recently, as a Judicial Officer in the Fulton Superior Court Family Division. She has always demonstrated great ability in each of the matters in which I have been involved with her, and she is very ethical.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/08/12 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 08/06/12 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/03/12 in Domestic Relations

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/03/12 in Family Law

    Carla is an excellent attorney with a true intellectual curiosity of the law. She is a pleasure to work with and is a diligent and tenacious adversary. Read more

    Carla is an excellent attorney with a true intellectual curiosity of the law. She is a pleasure to work with and is a diligent and tenacious adversary.

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 08/29/12 in General Practice

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