Hon. Kim D. Eaton
Adult Family Division
Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh

Judge Eaton currently serves in the Adult Family Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. Prior to her election, she was a shareholder in the firm of Rose, Schmidt, Hasley & DiSalle, PC, where she was the head of the firm’s matrimonial section. She served as a master in Family Division Cases and as an arbitrator in AAA arbitration. Judge Eaton attended Penn State University and graduated in 1978 with a B.S. in Journalism and a minor in Political Science. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, she was president of the Class of 1981 and the commencement speaker. During her career as a lawyer, Judge Eaton has also served as Chairman of the Allegheny County Association’s Bench-Bar Committee (and recipient of the Bench-Bar Olbum Award) and the Chair of the Family Law Section’s Public Service committee, where she co-founded with Administrative Judge Kathleen R. Mulligan, the “Pro Se Motions” Court program which assists low-income parties through the court system. A recipient of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s “Pro Bono Award” for outstanding contributions to Pro Bono activities, Judge Eaton has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ratings for legal ability and ethics. A frequent lecturer on Family Law matters, she served as former editor to the Pennsylvania Bar Associations’ Young Lawyers Division Newsletter and is a “Master” in the Matrimonial Inns of Court, an attorney group organized to promote