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Charles O. Zebley Jr.

Charles O. Zebley Jr.

Uniontown, Pennsylvania
    Charles O. Zebley, Jr. was born in Uniontown, PA in 1952, the son of Charles O. and Althea Zebley.  He is a graduate of Allegheny College and Duquesne University Law School.  He obtained his law degree in 1978, and is admitted to all state and federal courts for Pennsylvania.

    From 1978 through 1980, Chuck served as a law clerk for Judge Fred C. Adams of the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas.  In 1980, he became associated with the law firm of Coldren Adams.  After 21 agreeable years, this association amicably concluded in August 2001.  

    On September 4, 2001, Chuck with his wife and paralegal, Susie Zebley, opened Zebley Law Offices.  The office prospered and in 2004, Chuck founded Zebley, Mehalov & White with local attorneys, Mark M. Mehalov and Daniel R. White.  In the years since opening, the duo of 2001 has now become a law firm with 5 attorneys and 11 administrative staff members.  Chuck is the managing partner of the firm.

    Chuck belongs to the Western Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Inns of Court (serving on its executive committee), National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  He also belongs to several community organizations including the Centerville Borough Zoning Hearing Board and Friends of the Fredericktown Area Public Library.  Chuck and Susie attend St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Uniontown, PA.

    Chuck is a leading bankruptcy attorney for Southwestern Pennsylvania, which includes Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and Greene Counties. Since 2002, he has served on the panel of bankruptcy trustees for the Western District of Pennsylvania.  He has filed over 4,000 cases for debtors and handled over 8,000 cases as trustee.  He frequently assists other attorneys with their bankruptcy questions and cases.

    In addition to bankruptcy, Chuck handles collections, foreclosures, business and commercial transactions, wills, estates and trusts, and real estate matters for the firm.

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Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation
  • Business Planning
  • Bankruptcy

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1974

Past Employment Positions

  • Court of Common Pleas of Fayette County, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1980