Kerri Lee Cappella

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, PC
310 Grant Street
Suite 1000
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Ms. Cappella is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is an active member of the Family Law Sections of the American, Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County Bar Associations. Ms. Cappella is currently serves as a Member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee. Ms. Cappella current serves as the Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Program Committee. She was honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2009-present and honored in Best Lawyers in America in 2011-present. Philadelphia Magazine named Ms. Cappella as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Pennsylvania, 2012. Ms. Cappella is a frequent lecturer for the PBA and ACBA in a number of areas, including Family Law, Appellate Procedure, Ethics, and Technology. Ms. Cappella co-authored Slicing up the Pie: Equitable Distribution in Pennsylvania, in its 2009 and 2012 Editions.

Areas of Practice

  • Matrimonial Law

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.

  • Pennsylvania State University
    • B.A.

    • Major: Political Science


  • Lecturer, Matrimonial Law
  • Lecturer, Legal Ethics
  • Lecturer, Appellate Procedure and Technology, ACBA

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Fellow, Allegheny County Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section, Member Program Committee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Allegheny County Chapter of the Matrimonial American Inn of Court CCLXXII, Charter Member
  • Women's Bar Association of the Western Pennsylvania, Member
  • Junior League of Pittsburgh, Sustaining Member