Archive: Publications

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

2018 Best Lawyers®

Joni Berner, Margaret Klaw, Megan Watson and Jennifer Dumin have been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide…. Read More

Posted: August 15th, 2017
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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

The Best Interest of a Child in Custody Cases

All states have some type of statute requiring that “the best interest of the child” be considered when making a custody decision. Pennsylvania’s custody statute, 23 Pa.C.S. Ch. 53, defines the child’s best interest via… Read More

Posted: February 21st, 2017
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Gender Markers Still Miss the Mark

Jennifer Dumin, The Legal Intelligencer (online) On Aug. 8, Pennsylvania became the 12th state to update its birth certificate policy by removing the requirement of proof of surgery to change an individual’s gender marker. The… Read More

Posted: October 6th, 2016
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