Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC
is widely known for excellence in Education and Municipal Law.

Ira Weiss

Education Law

Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC has represented school districts throughout Pennsylvania for 37 years.

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Municipal Law

We represent both public and private clients in the area of Pennsylvania municipal law, and have done so for over 30 years.

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When Experience Matters, You Can Count on Us.

We understand the complex fields of Municipal and Education law. In fact, Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC is widely acclaimed for leading the way to excellence in the public sector. Our targeted legal services are ranked among the best in Pennsylvania.

Known for Excellence, the Firm is Highly Respected for Winning Landmark Rulings.

Our attorneys serve as solicitors, special counsel and tax attorneys representing public entities across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Led by prominent attorney Ira Weiss, our award-winning team assures that continually changing legal requirements are met for municipal entities and school systems.

A “Super Lawyer.”

Ira Weiss has been named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” each year from 2005 to the present. This honor is presented only to the top five percent of the over 45,000 attorneys currently practicing in Pennsylvania, chosen through a selection process including peer nominations and evaluations supported by third-party research. Several of our Associates have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars placing them among the top 2.5 percent of lawyers with less than 10 years’ experience.

Need a Consultation?

To contact an attorney, call 412-391-9890 or email Ira Weiss at iweiss@wbklegal.com.


Jocelyn Kramer named PBT 2016 Fast Tracker

WBK partner Jocelyn Kramer was named a 2016 Fast Tracker by the Pittsburgh Business Times.  The program honors up-and-comers under 40 years of age in the region’s business community. The selection process concentrates on their accomplishments to date and potential for significant career advancement. Many of the honorees are making a difference not only at their respective organizations, but in the community as well.


Ira Weiss a keynoter at NAPSA Conference in Pgh.


Ira Weiss is among the keynote speakers at the National Association of Pupil Services Administrators Conference Oct. 30-Nov. 2, at Station Square in Pittsburgh.   His topic, “Title IX & Employee Boundaries/Student Relationships,” will address the significant legal challenges facing Pupil Services Administrators.  The preliminary topics would include challenges presented by the recent enactment of ESSA and homeless students, Title IX and transgender issues as well as a legal review of significant developments.



Firm tackles legal concerns for school administrators at Mar. 3 workshop

Eight Weiss Burkhart Kramer attorneys will speak at the March 3 Principal Leadership Workshop at A.W. Beattie Career Center, 9600 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, from 7:45 a.m. -3:30 p.m. The workshop is presented by Principal Leadership Institute, in cooperation with the Tri-State Area School Study Council.  The workshop will include presentations on Act 93, social media, child abuse reporting, gender expression and equal educational and athletic opportunities, reasonable force, and other issues. For workshop information visit: tristate.pitt.edu.  To speak to a WBK attorney about the workshop topics, call 412-391-9890.

Kramer to speak on “Punishment and Discipline of Children with Disabilities”

Jocelyn Kramer, partner, Weiss Burkardt Kramer, along with Arthur D. Feldman, Esq., will present “Punishment and Discipline of Children with Disabilities,” a continuing legal education program sponsored by the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Committee on Law and Disability. The session on March 29 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Koppers Building Conference Center will review federal and state laws regarding the punishment and discipline of school students with disabilities. To register, contact ACBA, 412-261-6161. For additional information about this topic and WBK’s Special Education practice, contact Jocelyn Kramer, 412-391-9890.

Rebecca Heaton Hall to address "Discipline" at Children and Youth Disability/Mental Health Summit

Rebecca Heaton Hall, Esq., will be a presenter at the 3rd Annual Children and Youth Diasbility and Mental Health Summit on March 3 and 4 at the Beth El Congregation, 1900 Cochran Road, Scott Township. Rebecca, one of Weiss Burkardt Kramer’s team of four Special Education attorneys, will address the topic of “Discipline.” The free event is, sponsored by State Rep. Dan Miller, D -42. For information about WBK’s Special Education practice contact Rebecca at 412-391-9890. For Summit details contact Rep. Miller’s office, 412-343-3870.

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Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC
445 Fort Pitt Boulevard
Suite 503
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: (412) 391-9890
Fax: (412) 391-9685

Delinquent Tax Collection Department
Phone: (412) 391-0160


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