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Tears on the Job

In my line of work, January is a busy time, and it’s sure to involve tears. I often think about the world of work being divided into two distinct types of jobs: those where your… Read More

Posted: January 12th, 2019
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Keeping it (almost) All in the Family

Keeping it (almost) All in the Family

BKW Law Clerk and Drexel-Kline School of Law 3L, Phill Sylvester, married his partner Matt Vendetta on December 8. BKW Law Clerk Caroline Osborne, also a 3L at Drexel-Kline, served as a member of the… Read More

Posted: December 10th, 2018
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2018 FJD Pro Bono Publico Award

2018 FJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Partner Lisa Shapson won this year’s First Judicial District Pro Bono Publico Award for the Family Division, Domestic Relations. Judge Margaret Murphy announced the award, commending Lisa’s volunteer work on family law cases through the Philadelphia… Read More

Posted: October 24th, 2018
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2019 Best Lawyers®

2019 Best Lawyers®

It was announced today that Joni Berner, Margaret Klaw, Megan Watson and Jennifer Dumin have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide… Read More

Posted: August 15th, 2018
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Transforming a Family Law Practice to a Peacemaking Practice

Is a limited amount of legal assistance better for clients than no assistance at all? Can lawyers make a living and be proud of their professional practice without engaging in contentious litigation? Are client-centered approaches… Read More

Lifetime Achievement Award – Margaret Klaw

Margaret Klaw was recognized with a 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at The Legal Intelligencer‘s 2018 Professional Excellence Pennsylvania Legal Awards Dinner held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The content… Read More

Posted: June 21st, 2018
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Women In Law

Women In Law

Joni Berner participated on a “Going Their Own Way:  Women Starting Law Firms” panel for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women in Law event on June 14, 2018. Thanks to reporter Jeff Blumenthal for including us!

Posted: June 14th, 2018
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