Senior Judge Eugene B. Strassburger, III




  • Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude), 1967
  • Yale University (B.A. American Studies, summa cum laude), 1964

Professional Experience

  • Administrative Judge, Civil Division, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County 2008-11
  • Calendar Control Judge, Civil Division, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny 1999-2011
  • Administrative Judge, Family Division, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County 1990-93
  • Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County 1978-2011
  • City of Pittsburgh Law Department (Assistant City Solicitor, Executive Assistant City Solicitor, and Deputy Solicitor) 1970-78
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law 1975-77
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Duquesne University 1971-72
  • Private Practice of law 1968-78
  • Law Clerk, Justice Henry X. O’Brien, Pennsylvania Supreme Court 1967-70

Memberships and Associations

  • Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges (PCSTJ)
  • PERSAD (Board Member)
  • Board of Directors, PA CASA
  • Board of Directors, Pine-Richland School District Opportunities Fund
  • Allegheny County Matrimonial Inns of Court
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member, Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission 1996-97
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Domestic Relations Comm., Chair, 1991-93
  • Board of Directors, Council House (serving mentally ill)
  • Board of Directors, Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Chapter, American Red Cross 1973-80
  • Board of Directors, Allegheny County Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • American Law Institute, Adviser, Project on Law of Family Dissolution
  • PBA-PCSTJ Joint Task Force to Ensure Gender Fairness in the Courts
  • Committees of Allegheny County Bar Association (Family Law Section, Support Guidelines Sub-Committee; Civil Litigation Section; Court Rules Committee)
  • Women’s Center & Shelter of Pittsburgh (Board Member and former Vice-President)
  • American Law Institute
  • Women in the Law Division (former Vice-Chair), Executive Committee & Gender Bias Sub-Committee
  • Committee on Opportunities for Minorities in the Legal Profession
  • Bench-Bar Conference Planning Committee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Awards and Honors

  • Women and Girls Foundation, Honoree 2012
  • Susan B. Anthony Award, presented by Women’s Bar Association 2005
  • Carol Los Mansmann Helping Hand Award, presented by Women in the Law Division 2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa