Archive: Practice of Law

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

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

A ‘See You in Court’ Mentality May Stifle Good Lawyering

It’s unfair to be too critical of lawyers who are quick to throw up their hands at preliminary junctures of civil disputes and repeat the oh-so-common mantra, “See you in court!” After all, we were… Read More

Happy Campers . . .

As we say on our website Acknowledgments page, we like happy clients. That’s not always easy when they may be going through one of the worst times in their lives. We work hard from the… Read More

Posted: November 3rd, 2016

Balancing Different Manners, Needs of Colleagues

Stephanie Stecklair, The Legal Intelligencer (online) We are all familiar with the adage “happy wife, happy life.” Well, most weeks, I have not one or even two, but five wives. Let me explain. As the… Read More

Posted: May 13th, 2016

Great Expectations: Tips for a Healthy Family Law Practice

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) There is a lot on the Internet and social media about healthy relationship splits and mediation, but what about the attorney in the middle of all this? How do… Read More

Posted: March 26th, 2016