Albert was born and raised in Mt. Lebanon. He attended Mt. Lebanon High School, where he played tennis for the Blue Devils. He then received a degree in political science from Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania. While studying at Mercyhurst, Albert was an Academic All American, and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honor society. Albert went on to attend Law School at the West Virginia University College of Law where he was awarded the Order of Barristers; First Place Team and Best Brief Winner, WVU Moot Court Competition; and Trial Advocacy Awards for Best Closing Argument and Best Direct Examination.
Albert’s parents were both educators, with his mother serving as President of her local American Federation of Teachers Union. Albert’s father was a Vietnam War veteran and went on to become a high school principal. Albert currently lives in Mt. Lebanon and is the proud father of two children, ages four and two.
Albert began his legal career serving as a judicial intern for the Honorable Max Baer, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Next, Albert worked at the law firm of Jubelirer, Pass & Intrieri, a law firm representing union workers. After Albert received his juris doctor, he clerked for the Honorable Katherine B. Emery, President Judge of the Washington County Court of Common Pleas. Next, Albert went on to serve as an Assistant District Attorney here in Allegheny County. Currently, Albert is a partner at the law firm of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, where he practices in the areas of criminal and civil defense.
Albert serves on Mt. Lebanon Democratic Committee and is a former vice-chair. Currently, he is the solicitor for the Allegheny County Democratic Committee, providing free legal services for the Committee. Albert has also been appointed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee.