445 Fort Pitt Boulevard, Suite 503
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Ira Weiss is a nationally known public sector legal authority with across-the-board experience in municipal, education and tax law. The founder of the Law Offices of Ira Weiss and a Partner with Weiss Burkardt Kramer LLC, Ira has served public entities for more than four decades.
Ira’s achievements have been recognized with many awards including the Distinguished Achievement in Law Award from Tri-State Area School Study Council in 2012 and the President’s Award for Distinguished Career Achievement by the Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors Association in 2008.
Ira has been extremely active in the training of professional educators as an Adjunct Professor of Administrative and Policy Studies in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. He and members of Weiss Burkardt Kramer LLC have designed programs and served as instructors for the Tri-State School Study Council of the University of Pittsburgh.
Ira was appointed to the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s Legislative Audit Advisory Commission and served on the Board of Directors of the Education Policy and Leadership Center. He continues to work closely with the state legislature participating in several legislative study commissions involving taxation and being instrumental in advancing corrective legislation concerning municipal and school statutory issues.
Ira has decades of experience with collective bargaining for school districts.
Ira has been elected as a Fellow in the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He has also been named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” each year from 2005 to the present in the fields of schools and education. This status ranks him among the top five percent of the 45,000 lawyers practicing in Pennsylvania.