David J. Shrager, Esq., a renowned Pittsburgh-based Criminal Lawyer, boasts an impressive resume and a reputation for excellence. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, David attended Mt. Lebanon High School and was recognized as a National Merit Scholar Semi Finalist. He later graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
David's journey into law began at the University of Miami School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1998, supported by the prestigious Deans Honor Academic Scholarship. During his time there, he contributed as an Assistant Editor to the Inter-American Law Review.
After graduating with honors, David served as an attorney in the Litigation Department at Reed Smith, prior to joining his family’s law firm. He is an active member of several professional associations including the Allegheny County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. David has also been acknowledged as a top-rated criminal defense lawyer by independent rating agencies like Super Lawyers® (2017-2023).
David is known for his patience and strategic aggressiveness, qualities that serve him well in both client interactions and in the courtroom.
He insists on maintaining a grounded and accessible approach to legal practice, despite his many accomplishments. David and his team are always available to clients, and make a point of communicating in a straightforward, understandable manner.
From 2015 to 2019, David served as a Judge of the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline, a position to which he was appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania. In December 2021, he assumed the role of President of Amen Corner, a 150-year-old civic organization based in Pittsburgh.
You can catch glimpses of David's expertise on local Pittsburgh news channels where he often discusses high-profile cases. He has also been quoted in several local and national newspapers.
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