Allegheny Settlement Company was founded in 1993 by Kristen (Perhach) Stokes, Esquire. Kristen is a 1989 graduate
of the Univerisity of Pittsburgh and a 1993 graduate of the Thomas Cooley School of Law. Kristen is a member of the Allegheny
County Bar Association and is a Pennsylvania licensed Title Insurance Agent. Kristen began her legal career at the law firm
of Dornish and Voelker.
Kristen's husband, D. Lawton Stokes, Esquire, joined the company in 1995. Lawton is a 1986 graduate of Shady Side Academy.
In 1990, he graduated from Vanderbilt University and in 1993 he received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School
of Law. Prior to joining Allegheny Settlement, Lawton worked as an Associate at the law firm of Stokes, Lurie & Cole.
We are dedicated to making your closing process a pleasant experience by providing the care and attention you deserve.
Whether you're purchasing your first home, your tenth investment property, or you're just refinancing, we are there to provide
you with the support that you need.
We have been providing Title Insurance and settlement services since 1993. With that experience comes knowledge. We have
handled thousands of closings encompassing the full range of special scenarios, for example: Buyers are unable to be in town
for their closing; or Sellers are in the midst of a divorce. We know the proceedures necessary to overcome these and many
High-tech is on our side. A Miscrosoft network links our computers. Every workstation has a hi-speed Internet connection.
Every member of our staff has an email
address. Our Toshiba telephone system includes voice mail for every workstation. The Attorneys carry Blackberry
6200 series handhelds. This technology enables us to assist our customers more efficiently.
An attorney who is on time will always conduct your closing. We will conduct your closing anytime, anywhere. You are
the customer and we never forget that.