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Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas

Phone 412-350-5500
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Mailing Address Court of Common Pleas
436 Grant Street Rm 534, Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Street Address 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Fax 412-350-3842
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Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Courthouse is a National Landmark built in 1888 by architect Henry Hobson Richardson. The grand old building hosts 20,000 criminal cases annually.
About the area
Once a smoky steel town, Pittsburgh has become a leader in industry, sports and medicine. The revamped Steel City boasts 1 of the top 3 airports in the world, and the new baseball stadium, home of the Pirates, receives high marks from visiting teams. If you are in the area, be sure to visit Primantis Restaurant for a mile-high sandwich piled with your favorite artery-clogging meats, cheeses, fries and coleslaw. (Yep, they are all tucked inside the bread.) Yum.
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There are 15 judges in the Criminal Division.
Stephen A. Zappala, Jr. has been the District Attorney since 1998. The D.A.s Office employs around 100 attorneys who manage the criminal cases in Allegheny County. In the State of PA, there is also a division made up of district justices and magistrates, and this minor judiciary is the first step in criminal prosecution.
Type Of Cases Various, including simple misdemeanors to homicide. Also oversees the probation office, bail agency and jury operations. Separate divisions handle Family and Orphan
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Old Comments about Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas (hide)

Jul 27 2009 23:52:18: Do not call the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas...The lady who answers the phone is very rude and has no knowledge of anything to do with the court system and how it works.