William Haberstroh

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Biography

WILLIAM J. HABERSTROH is a partner in the law firm of Haberstroh, Sullivan & George, LLP, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of Real Estate and Estates.  Attorney Haberstroh was born and raised in Blair County, Pennsylvania.  After his military service and completing law school, at the University of Kentucky, he returned to his hometown to practice law. 

Attorney Haberstroh served in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1969.  He served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967, aboard the USS Blanco County LST 344.  He was honorably discharged with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

Attorney Haberstroh served as the District Attorney of Blair County from 1986 to 1998.  During his tenure, he tried various types of cases from minor infractions to homicide.  He tried one of the first murder cases using DNA evidence, in Pennsylvania, (Commonwealth v. Franklin Rodgers).

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1972
  • Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.

Representative Clients

  • Altoona First Savings Bank
  • Housing Authority of the City of Altoona
  • Blair County Coroner

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Theta

Professional Associations

  • American Land Title Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Land Title Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute, Member
  • Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, President (1995 - 1996), 1986 to 2008
  • Blair County Bar Association, President

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate - Residential, Commercial and Litigation
  • Estate and Probate
  • Landlord Tenant

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991