Jamie Spero | Cordell & Cordell Pittsburgh Divorce Lawyer

Jamie Spero

Lead Litigator

Pittsburgh divorce attorney Jamie SperoPittsburgh divorce attorney Jamie Spero says it is the bond she is able to build with her clients that makes practicing family law so unique and why she has chosen it as a career.

“It gives me the opportunity to help people who are going through one of the most stressful times in their lives,” Ms. Spero said. “You really get to know your clients and develop a bond with them. They rely on you to provide them with knowledge, guidance, and advice through a difficult process.”

As an undergraduate, Ms. Spero earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. That background enables her to provide better service to her clients because she is naturally organized, has the ability to recall facts easily, and understands complex financial issues.

As an attorney, Ms. Spero does everything within her power to make sure her clients understand what they are going through. Going through a divorce often creates a cloud of uncertainty, but Ms. Spero promises to guide them through the process to the best of her ability.

“The most important thing is being knowledgeable about what to expect in the process,” Ms. Spero said. “I believe that the more knowledge a client has about the process, the easier and less stressful the experience is. I endeavor to provide all my clients with this knowledge so they understand what is going on and what the next steps are.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Spero is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.


Ms. Spero graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Robert Morris University. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Spero practiced family law exclusively.


Ms. Spero is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association.


  • Ms. Spero was recognized in 2008, 2010-14 as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers. In 2015-19, she was named a Super Lawyer in the family law practice area.

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“Jamie is great! I have grown to only have trust in her through this entire process over the past 7 years. She’s known everything about my case from day one, and she is always looking out for my best interest as well my kids.”


“Jamie is great. I have not had to use her recently, but without her I would have been lost for the 8 years going through this process.  I have already referred her several times. I let my friends know if you want the job done right to use Jamie Spero!  Jamie is the greatest. She stood by my side for the several years I went through this process. Jamie was able to get me everything I wanted and kept my best Interest at the forefront of everything.”


“Jamie was very thorough and gave good, sound advice. Jamie was sympathetic to my situation.”


“Attorney Spero has excellent legal counseling skills and consistently exceeded my expectations. On a personal level, she is charismatic and well-spoken, both qualities that have served me well in providing an outstanding defense of my parental rights both in a previous and my ongoing legal custody case.”


“Attorney Spero is always resolute, unrelenting, and prepared. She strives to maximize the chances of winning a case through carefully analyzing the issue from different perspectives, providing reasonable and realistic expectations from the very beginning.”

“Jamie was extremely accessible at all times during my case. She was very responsive and addressed every issue and concern thoroughly. In addition, she seemed to have an excellent command of legal issues related to my case, including those financial. The firm was responsive to requests that I made regarding our engagement. When issues arose that I had asked to be addressed, they were heard and resolved to my satisfaction. Overall, the services provided by Jamie and Cordell were exceptional. I was quite satisfied with all aspects of the work performed.”
“Jamie was very knowledgeable and took the time to understand my priorities, perspective and provided knowledgeable guidance and suggestions based on her experience. It was a collaboration at times and I respected and valued her counsel.”