Attorney Biancheria graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh Law School from 1991 to 1994. During those years, she was a University Scholarship Recipient, and in 1993, she was elected Student Bar Association President, won the school’s Appellate Moot Court Competition and was invited to serve on the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. She was also awarded a Martin Luther King, Jr., Fellowship with Pennsylvania Legal Services Corporation in 1992 and then an international human rights fellowship to work with the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, Switzerland in 1993.
After completing law school with honors, she was appointed to the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers and received the National Association of Women Lawyers Achievement Award, the University Alumni Association Student Leadership Award and the Appellate Court Competition Award.In 2004, Attorney Biancheria was named Woman of the Year by the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pitt Women’s Law Association. In addition, she was a governor's appointee to the Pennsylvania delegation of the Uniform Law Commission for a five-year term.