Kathryn M. Wakefield, Esq.

Wakefield Law Group, P.C., is located at 5823 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232.  Kathryn Wakefield is the primary attorney and has experienced paralegal and administrative staff to assist clients and lower legal costs.  Kathryn practices law in Pittsburgh and for the surrounding area.


Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication at Pitt. She continued on to University of Pittsburgh School of Law/Katz Graduate School of Business where she earned a dual degree, focusing on Transactional/Securities Law. All the way from being a landlord in the East End for 14 years to representing landlords and tenants in various disputes, Kathryn has negotiated, fought, sued, and represented her clients with everything she’s got. She is tenacious and is committed to serving those in need.


Upon graduation from the JD/MBA program in 1999, Kathryn worked at Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling, a large firm that later merged with Buchanan Ingersoll, forming Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney. While at Klett Rooney, Kathryn worked in the firm’s bankruptcy and real estate departments. After leaving Klett Rooney, Kathryn worked in public service as an assistant county solicitor with the Allegheny County Law Department. She returned to private practice in order to hone her real estate skills and experience and has worked as a real estate attorney – either for others or for herself, ever since.   For the past 10 years, Kathryn has been developing her practice and handles entity formation, real estate purchase, private equity, finance and closings, Act 135 Conservatorship cases, landlord/tenant, small business counseling/purchase and sale, fraudulent concealment/seller disclosure fraud, general contract counseling and litigation, small claims, arbitration and trial work.

Community Service/Affordable Housing

Kathryn serves as Chair of the Governance Committee on the Board of Oakland Planning and Development Corporation.  She is a member of the Board of the Wilkinsburg Land Bank and also sits of the Board of the Shadyside Chamber of Commerce.

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