Having been born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, Michael R. Chilcot, Jr., focuses his practice in the area of family law, including divorce, custody, and support. Since being admitted to practice law, Mr. Chilcot has helped see clients through their most trying and difficult times. Mr. Chilcot is a member of the firm’s domestic relations practice group that represents clients in all areas of family law.
While attending law school, Mr. Chilcot was an Executive Editor for the Journal of Law and Commerce. Also during law school he volunteered with Christian Legal Aid where he interviewed clients during clinic and served on the organization’s board of directors. Additionally, Mr. Chilcot was a certified legal intern for Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. where he helped clients navigate through the legal system in their cases involving divorce, custody, protection from abuse, and fair housing discrimination. Through his dedicated volunteer service while at the University of Pittsburgh School of law, Mr. Chilcot earned the law school’s Community Service Award.
Mr. Chilcot believes in a client-centered, counseling approach to lawyering. He focuses on the client’s problems, feelings, and goals to apply understanding, experience, and forethought to the client’s specific wants and needs.