Phone: (724) 342-6835 Fax: (724) 342-7010 Email:
Address 19 Jefferson Avenue
P.O. Box 949
Sharon, PA 16146

Robert L. Lackey

Bob is the managing partner at Evans, Garvey, Lackey & Ochs and concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of general business transactions and corporate law and civil litigation.  He had extensive experience with nonprofit and charitable organizations.  Bob continues to practice as a litigator in the trial courts of Western Pennsylvania, building on his 28 years of insurance defense work.  He also provides estate planning services to his clients.

Following service as a law clerk to the late Judge Albert E. Acker of the Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County, Bob served in the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania, defending clients in Pittsburgh and Erie.  He joined what was then Evans and Garvey in 1981, becoming a partner in 1983.

Married to his wife, Karen, for forty-three years, they have four adult children and two grandchildren.  He and Karen reside in Hermitage.

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Practice Areas:

  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Physician Practices
  • Corporate Law
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations


  • Dickinson School of Law – J.D. (1977, cum laude)
  • Grove City College – Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (1974, cum laude)


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association – Bench-Bar Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Community Service:

  • Shenango Valley Industrial Development Corporation
    • Member of Board of Directors 1985-1998
  • Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation
    • Member of Board of Directors 1999-Present
  • Prince of Peace Center
    • Member of Board of Directors 1996-2006 (Chair 2001 and 2002)
  • Pro-Life of Mercer County
    • Member of Board of Directors 2000 – Present
19 Jefferson Avenue
P.O. Box 949
Sharon, PA 16146
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM