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Barbara E Holmes

Barbara E Holmes

Barb Holmes developed her work ethic and awareness of issues affecting working people growing up in McKeesport.

Barbara is a graduate of Chatham College and The University of Pittsburgh School of Law where she participated in various appellate advocacy competitions. She was admitted to the bar in 1984. After gaining six years of general civil litigation experience at two general practice law firms, Barb joined Blaufeld & Schiller in 1990. In addition to workers’ compensation litigation and Social Security disability claims, Barb enjoys appellate argument and is the firm’s top appellate advocate. She has appeared on behalf of our firm and its clients before the Commonwealth and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania, as well as the Third and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeals. She is active in the education of other lawyers through the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Bar Institute, where she is a sought-after speaker. She formerly served as the Chair of the PA Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section and the Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation section.

Barb is married with two children.

Admitted to: U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth and Sixth Circuits, U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Member of: American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association.

Representing the working men and women of Pennsylvania since 1981