About Us

Founded in 1981 Cindrich & Associates is a law firm that prides itself on helping clients achieve their goals by providing quality, cost effective legal representation.  The law office practice areas include: landowner Oil & Gas, Estate Administration and Planning, and Family Law. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about the services we provide.  

Attorney Ralph Cindrich

Ralph is a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Attorney and recipient of the Legal Intelligencer’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He is in the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame and WPIAL Hall of Fame in both football and wrestling. While at the University of Pittsburgh, he was a two time All-American and All-East in football and the Eastern Champion and an All American in wrestling. He played professional football with the Houston Oilers and the New England Patriots for four years. 

His legal experience includes business law, murder trials, and Tax Court litigation. He is also an expert witness; retained in such notable cases as OJ McDuffie, Kory Stringer, and the David Griggs death case. He taught ABA accredited summer sports law programs for two years in Florence, Italy and one year in Switzerland. Ralph was twice named “100 Most Powerful in Sports” by Sporting News, and listed among the Top NFL agents by Pro Football Weekly and USA Today. During his years as an Agent representing NFL players he negotiated over a billion dollars worth of contracts, represented over 30 first round draft choices and his clients appeared in over 40 Pro Bowls. Ralph also authored, NFL Brawler: A Player-Turned-Agent's Forty Years in the Bloody Trenches of the National Football League.  

Attorney Matthew Vaughn

Matthew D. Vaughn is a member of the Pennsylvania bar. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics with a minor in History from Penn State and obtained his law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in D.C.  He practices landowner oil & gas, estate administration and planning, and family law. Additionally, he serves as solicitor for the West Homestead Zoning Hearing Board. He resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife, Jennifer, daughter, Sydney and son, Jackson.  

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Cindrich & Associates, Attorneys At Law

552 Washington Avenue, Carnegie, PA 15106-2894, US



Monday - Friday: 9 am -  5 pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: By appointment

M-F Evening Hours: By appointment