Bankruptcy Law Advocates Fighting For You


Clients choose Calaiaro | Valencik for complex individual and small business bankruptcy representation. We are known as aggressive lawyers who zealously represent our clients.

Our Lawyers

Professionals at Calaiaro | Valencik come from distinguished backgrounds that demonstrate our role as prominent practitioners of bankruptcy law. Among our lawyers is the first Chapter 13 Trustee in Western Pennsylvania, a former Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee and a lawyer who holds a dual certification as a specialist in both consumer and commercial bankruptcy from the American Board of Certification.

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Our Experience

We average 30 years experience and each partner has worked on more than 10,000 bankruptcy cases. Since founding the firm in 1989, we have developed an excellent reputation in the Western Pennsylvania area.

Our Services

From proper bankruptcy planning to defending collection lawsuits and mortgage foreclosures, we provide a wide range of services to individuals and businesses. We are one of a few law firms in Western Pennsylvania who are well versed in Federal rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act to protect our clients from abusive or illegal collection actions.

We advise clients and provide vigorous representation in the areas of:

Our Clients

We often work by referral and are frequently asked to take on difficult cases referred to us by other bankruptcy law firms in the region. We solely represent debtors, and never represent any institutional creditors. We demonstrate this strong commitment to debtor representation by avoiding even the possibility of theoretical issue conflicts that other firms may face.

We know that bankruptcy and its related issues affect people from all walks of life. Throughout the firm’s history, we have represented a wide spectrum of clients in personal and business bankruptcy including blue-collar workers, business executives, medical and legal professionals and small business owners. We offer skilled and experienced representation that focuses on the facts of the case, with the goal of maximizing the benefits allowable under the law, regardless of the size of the matter.

We work with clients throughout Western Pennsylvania, including: Allegheny, Armstrong, Blair, Beaver, Butler, Clearfield, Cambria, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.

Getting Started

Contact us at 412-232-0930 to schedule a consultation to confidentially discuss the particular facts and circumstances of your potential bankruptcy action. If you decide to hire Calaiaro | Valencik as your bankruptcy representative, the cost of the consultation will be included in your first statement of services and fees. However, there is no obligation and there is no charge for the consultation if you decide the firm is not a good fit for your needs.