Darren Oglesby

Darren K. Oglesby has been an attorney at Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby since 2003, and a partner of the firm since 2012. Along with attorneys for the firm, he is an author of “Family Law Practice and Procedure,” the leading treatise on Pennsylvania family law. He is also the author of “Valuing Stock Options in the Marital Context,” an article written for the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In response to increasing demand, Mr. Oglesby most recently completed mediator certification training and looks forward to helping clients mediate divorce, family, and economic matters.


Darren K. Oglesby has been an attorney at Wilder Mahood McKinley & Oglesby, a leading Pittsburgh family law firm, since 2003, and a partner of the firm since 2012. Mr. Oglesby is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association. He is also a graduate of the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston School of Law.

Prior to attending law school Mr. Oglesby was a high school social studies teacher in the Clark County, Nevada School District. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to teaching, Mr. Oglesby was an Account Executive for British Petroleum. During his tenure with BP he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude. Mr. Oglesby obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude in 1989.

Approach

I believe that the most difficult cases, and often the most divisive, are the cases most suited to mediation. I go into my cases with that belief, and attempt to foster creative solutions that will save my clients that expense and heartache of protracted litigation.

Education

Mr. Oglesby is a 2003 graduate of the Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he graduated summa cum laude and was ranked third in his class. Mr. Oglesby’s law school credits include serving on Law Review, the Clark County Moot Court Competition, and awards for the highest class ranking in over a third of his law school courses. He was an active member of the Public Interest Law Association and the Boyd School of Law Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and served as a CASA volunteer.

Prior to attending law school Mr. Oglesby was a high school social studies teacher in the Clark County, Nevada School District. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, graduating magna cum laude. Prior to teaching, Mr. Oglesby was an Account Executive for British Petroleum. During his tenure with BP he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude. Mr. Oglesby obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude in 1989.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family
  • Adult Family
  • Civil Union Dissolution
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Prenuptial

Additional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • IACP - International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

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