Krista  Kochosky

Krista Kochosky

Exceptional Pittsburgh, PA Real Estate Attorney with 24 years of experience
  • Real Estate Law, Business Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Biography

Krista has significant civil litigation and transactional experience in all areas of real property law. She counsels commercial and residential property owners in sales contracts, leases (retail, residential, and OGM) and civil disputes. She assists real estate investment groups with business formation, membership interest purchase agreements, and land contracts. She assists developers and landowners with zoning and land use issues. She also has vast experience representing real estate owners and real estate agents and brokers in lawsuits involving seller disclosure issues, unfair trade practices, and commission disputes across Western Pennsylvania.

Krista frequently instructs Continuing Legal Education programs for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and National Business Institute, including “A Day in Real Estate,” “Buying and Selling Real Property,” “Agent and Broker Liability,” “VRBOs and Planned Communities,” and “The Role of Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions and Litigation.” She also offers internal training and risk management seminars to her clients to keep them apprised of evolving changes and developments in the law.

Krista has been recognized for exceptional service and professional achievement by Best Lawyers in America (2021) and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2020 and 2021). She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States District Court for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, as well as the Supreme Court of West Virginia. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, and Butler County Bar Associations.

Krista graduated magna cum laude from Kent State University in 1993. She received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1997, where she represented Duquesne in Trial Advocacy.

Practice Areas
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Litigation
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
    Utilities
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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Education
Duquesne University School of Law
J.D. (1997)
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Professional Associations
Butler County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Allegheny County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
PA Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law – What You Need to Know
The Lynch Law Group Legal News
Speaking Engagements
The Role of Indemnity and Insurance in Business Transactions and Litigation, Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Instructed each year 2015-2020
A Day On Real Estate, Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Instructed each year 2016-2020
VRBO, Airbnb and Other Short-Term Rentals, Your Short-Term Rental Legal Field Guide, Pittsburgh, PA
National Business Institute
Real Estate Agent and Broker Liability, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Using and Abusing the Residential Agreement of Sale, Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Real Estate Agent & Broker Liability, Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Lynch Law Group Website
Contact & Map
501 Smith Drive
Suite 3
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Telephone: (724) 776-8000