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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 on December 8. BKW Law Clerk Caroline Osborne, also a 3L at Drexel-Kline, served as a member of the wedding… 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

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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Rutgers Family Law Society

Rutgers Family Law Society

Margaret Klaw was invited to speak with the Family Law Society at Rutgers Law School today. Her reviews say it best: Thank you so much for coming to speak with Family Law Society today! Everyone… Read More

Posted: April 11th, 2018
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Who Gets the Dog? Prenups 101

Who Gets the Dog? Prenups 101

Margy Klaw and Eileen Murphy had fun with this topic when speaking with Wharton MBA candidates and Penn law students today. The event was sponsored by Wharton’s Common Cents Club, founded earlier this year. Common… Read More

Posted: November 7th, 2017
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