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Barrie B. GehrleinBarrie B. Gehrlein


Ms. Gehrlein began her 20 year legal career representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation, and this experience has provided her with a unique perspective that has enhanced her ability to defend individuals and businesses. Since 2000, Ms. Gehrlein has concentrated her practice in the defense of motor vehicle, premises liability, construction, product liability and commercial liability claims in Pennsylvania state, federal and appellate courts.

Ms. Gehrlein is a member of the Pennsylvania and Berks County Bar Associations. Ms. Gehrlein chaired the Berks County Compulsory Arbitration Task Force and received the Presidential Award of Merit for her efforts in rewriting the Berks County Rules of Civil Procedure for arbitration. She was recently selected to be a mediator/arbitrator in the Berks County Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. She has also served on the faculty for seminars presented by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Berks County Bar Association.

Ms. Gehrlein graduated cum laude from Widener University School of Law in 1991 and is a 1984 graduate of Lafayette College. While at Lafayette, Ms. Gehrlein was on the Dean's List and participated in intercollegiate field hockey, swimming and lacrosse.

Ms. Gehrlein currently resides in Robeson Township, Berks County, with her husband, Jeffrey.

Areas of Practice:

Insurance defense, motor vehicle liability, premises liability, construction, product liability and commercial liability.


Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1991
Lafayette College, B.A. English, 1984