Our Attorneys

The attorneys at Voelker & Morris, LLC represent a wide range of clients and circumstances.  With a diverse and experienced staff, we are able to accommodate your needs, regardless of the complexity of your case.  If you need an experienced attorney to handle your family law matter, please call us to schedule a consultation.

The firm’s practice and expertise are focused on cases and legal matters that affect families such as relationship agreements, divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, father’s rights, estate planning and administration, etc. Because our team of attorneys have diverse backgrounds and experiences, they can offer a variety of perspectives and approaches that are extremely useful in the cases that we work on. Voelker & Morris takes pride in being able to cater to the needs of various clients and circumstances. We are committed to being the competent, diligent, principled, legal help that you need.

Chuck Voelker

Charles P. Voelker

Charles P. Voelker obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Notre Dame University in 1973 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Duquesne University School of Law 1976. He was admitted in 1976 to the Pennsylvania Bar.

Attorney Voelker began his career as a tax attorney at Touche Ross & Co. and Arthur Young & Co., both international accounting firms.  He then practiced Business law and Family law Voelker, Schiffman, Parise & Wojdowski from 1979 to 1990.

In 1991, he was a founding partner at the well-known family law firm of Goldberg, Gruener, Gentile, Voelker & Horoho.  In 1998, he expanded his practice into the area of Estate Planning and Administration by forming the law firm of Voelker & Associates (which is now Voelker & Morris, LLC).  Attorney Voelker is also a mediator and collaborative law attorney. 

Attorney Voelker is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and participates in the Family Law and Estate Law sections.  He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.  He was appointed to be a member of the ACBA Fee Dispute panel.  Attorney Voelker taught Family Law at Duquesne University School of Law as an Adjunct Professor and has lectured on various family law issues for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.  

Attorney Voelker was selected as one of the Top Rated Lawyers for Western Pennsylvania – Family Law.  

He has served on the Board of Directors for a variety of charities including Epilepsy Foundation of Western PA and Parent & Child Guidance Center.  Attorney Voelker also served for over 30 years on the Board of Governors at the South Hills Country Club, including several terms as President of the Club.

John F Morris

John Franklin Morris

John F. Morris obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986 and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Duquesne University School of Law in 1990.  He was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1990.  In addtion, he was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in 1990, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit in 1995. 

Attorney Morris is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, and the Lackawanna Bar Association (Scranton). He is a past member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

Attorney Morris began his career in private practice.  He also served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Allegheny County Common Pleas Judges Timothy Patrick O’Reilly and Susan Evashavik DiLucente from January 1996 through February 2015. He served as a Juvenile Detention Master in Allegheny County from 1996-1998, and currently serves as an Arbitrator in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, as needed. 

Attorney Morris joined the Voelker & Morris  firm in March 2018.  He brings a background in Family Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Probate, Real Property Law and General Civil Litigation.  In addition, he has been a presenter for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s courses on dog bite laws and the National Business Institute’s courses on probate, and is a co-presenter with Jonathan Voelker, Esq. on the topic of cellphone evidence in Court.

In his local community of Carnegie, he is active in his Church, where he is presently Station Steward, and serves on various committees, including the Board of Trustees.  He also serves as its Delegate to the National Conference and on the National Conference Trustee Board. In the past, he served as Treasurer on the board of the Carnegie Youth Athletic Association, and was the vice-president and advisor for the Historical Society of Carnegie.

Jonathan C. Voelker

Jonathan “Jay” C. Voelker obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate Degree in 2011 from Duquesne University School of law. He was admitted in 2012 to the Pennsylvania Bar and the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Jay attended Bethel Park High School and Kiski Prep School. Prior to becoming a lawyer with the firm, Attorney Voelker worked in various positions at Voelker & Morris since it was established in 1998.  Attorney Voelker focuses his practice in Probate, Estate Administration and Estate Planning, as well as in Divorce, Custody, Support and Equitable Distribution.

Attorney Voelker is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Section, Probate Section, and Young Lawyers Division, as well as a member of the Allegheny County Chapter of the Matrimonial Inns of Court.

Jay resides in the South Hills, and he enjoys gardening, reading, skiing, golfing, and fishing.

As a team, we offer a commitment to the highest standards of service and we dedicate ourselves to being responsive to your needs.

Jay Voelker
Katherine L. W. Norton

Katherine L.W. Norton

Katherine L.W. Norton joined the firm as of Counsel in 2015. Attorney Norton practices in all areas of family law at both the Common Pleas and Appellate level. Super Lawyers magazine has named her a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law for the years 2010 through 2018, and 2020.

Attorney Norton is the Director of Clinical and International Programs and Assistant Professor at Duquesne University School of Law. At Duquesne, she currently teaches the Family Law Clinic where she supervises students practicing the Family Court.  In addition to her teaching, Attorney Norton focuses her research on topics relating to access to justice and the use of technologies by the courts.

Attorney Norton received the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Association. The award is for exceptional performance in the education of students and is selected by the students.  She is also the 2017 Recipient of the Allegheny County Bar Associations, Lorrain Bittner Award and the 2019 recipient of the Edward G. O’Conner Fellows Award, awarded by the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.  Attorney Norton is an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Allegheny College.

Anna C. Sulanowski

Anna C. Sulanowski obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008 and her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 2015.  She was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2015.

Anna joined Voelker & Morris in February of 2024; since licensure she has practiced exclusively in the field of family law, assuring her client’s needs are met with expertise.  Anna prides herself on her ability to converse with her clients on a human level – in fact, her most frequent compliments from clients are that Anna is relatable and attuned to their situation. 

She currently serves as a volunteer Mediator and Arbitrator with Allegheny County’s Housing Court, assisting with Landlord-Tenant appeals from Magisterial District Judge decisions in cases involving residential property.

Attorney Sulanowski’s passion is serving as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem in the Allegheny County Family Division, where she advocates in the courtroom for abused and at-risk children, making specific recommendations to the Court as to what is in the child’s best interest.

Since 2021, Anna has consistently been named as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine, an honor bestowed on just 2.5% of her peers.     

Anna C. Sulanowski
Susan Weber

Susan Fagan Weber

Susan Fagan-Weber obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement from Mercyhurst University in 1978, a Masters in Education from Duquesne University in 1983, and Juris Doctorate from Duquesne in 1990.

Susan served as Judicial Law Clerk in Washington County for the Honorable Samuel Rodgers and then Deborah O’Dell Seneca before joining the Family Law Firm of Wilder Mahood and Crenney in 1992.  Thereafter, she left private practice to serve as Judicial law clerk for the late Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Max Baer while he was Administrative Judge of Family Division from 1997 to 1999.  Susan was employed by the Allegheny County Family Division as a contract lawyer serving Senior Judge Lawrence Kaplan and then the Honorable Eugene Scanlon until she was hired as a Hearing Officer in the Adult Division of the Family Division of Allegheny County, where she served from 2001 to June of 2022.

Susan is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and of the Family Law Section. She has served on the judiciary committee for a three year term.  She joined the Law Firm of Voelker & Morris, LLC in September of 2022.  She is a volunteer as a Pro Bono Attorney for Protection from Abuse cases and is a mentor for a child as a part of Big Brothers and Big Sisters.