The Allegheny County Bar Foundation would like to thank everyone who attended and supported our 35th Anniversary Red Tie Gala.  We were successful in raising $100,000 to support our community programs because of YOU!


Congratulations again to our award winners, Carol Behers  & Ron Jones!



             Tickets Are Sold Out!


Event Information:

ACBF Red Tie Gala

March 12, 2016

6:00 PM.

The Circuit Center & Ballroom

5 Hot Metal Street, South Side 15203


Registration & Prizes:

Click here to register or simply purchase tickets to automatically register. Once you register, you will receive a fundraising page that allows you to spread the word about the Gala and raise funds. This fundraising page will also enter you into 3 exciting prizes competitions:

  1. Top Individual Fundraiser:  Raise funds by buying and getting friends to buy tickets through your fundraising page, obtaining sponsors, donations and selling raffle tickets. Prize: a Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II.
  2. Top Section Fundraiser: Choose your ACBA section and help your section compete for top fundraiser! Prize:  "Thank You" Cocktail Party from the ACBF.
  3. Most Social: This award is determined by how many times you send out your personal page to friends and family and are social on our website, which is tracked at the bottom of the Gala home page. Prize: $50 gift certificate.



Dress to Impress.  Black tie is optional.  We encourage you to wear something red to support the Gala theme! (Examples: tie, shoes, jewelry, dress, scarf, socks, etc.).


Discount tuxedo rental provided by Valotta's Tuxedo

$89 rental fee for a complete tuxedo set (includes shoes, coat, pants, shirt of any style, cuff-links, bow tie or long tie, cummerbund and vest). Additional charges will apply if a higher-end tuxedo is preferred.

Tuxedos can be picked up a day or two before the event, or can be delivered directly to you. If you are unable to visit either of the two store locations, you can provide your measurements by phone or email.


Valotta's Tuxedo (Allison Park & Brentwood locations)


Ph: 412-882-4800




Uber discount rate available. We are offering transportation to and from the event via Uber (4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.). The ACBF will cover $5 of each ride. Any amount above $5 must be paid by guest.

Promotional guest code: ACBFGALAEVENT

How to enter promotional code into your Uber app


Hotel rooms special available. We are offering discount hotel rooms at the Marriott Springhill Suites located directly across from the Circuit Center (2950 South Water Street). This deal ends today so make sure to call and request a room in the Allegheny County Bar Foundation block.



6:00 p.m.

Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres

Music by South City Jazz


7:00 p.m.

Dinner & Awards Presentation


Richard S. Wiedman, Esq.

President, Allegheny County Bar Foundation

Awards Presentation

Patricia L. Dodge, Esq.

Vice President, Allegheny County Bar Foundation

Presentation of ACBF Young Professional Award of Excellence to Ron G. Jones, Esq.

Bill Clifford, Esq. and Sam Grego, Esq.

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote

Presentation of Heart of Justice Award to Carol A. Behers, Esq.

Jay A. Blechman, Esq.

Steiner & Blechman LLC


Mary Sue Ramsden, Esq.

Raphael, Ramsden & Behers P.C.


Music by No Bad Juju