BKW Blog

What Happened to the Best Interests of the Children?

Megan E. Watson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) The standard in a custody case is the “best interests of the children.” So, when a judge makes a decision regarding a custodial schedule or whether a parent… Read More

Posted: December 26th, 2013
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Keeping it Civil featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Keeping it Civil featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Margaret Klaw’s first book, Keeping it Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer, was released by Algonquin in September 2013. She has… Read More

Posted: October 28th, 2013
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Parenting: A Journey Without a GPS or Owner’s Manual

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) In May 2006, my husband and I were packing up the hospital room where I had spent the past five days after the birth of our eldest daughter. We… Read More

Posted: August 28th, 2013
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Training the Next Generation of Family Law Attorneys

Joni Berner, The Legal Intelligencer (online) My colleague, Lisa Shapson, usually writes this column, but she has allowed me to commandeer her platform this month in order to pontificate about my newest professional interest:  supporting… Read More

Posted: April 29th, 2013
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BKW honored to receive the 2012 Pro Bono Publico Award

We are proud to announce that the firm received the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania’s prestigious 2012 Pro Bono Publico Award in the Court of Common Pleas-Family Division category on October 24, 2012. The partners… Read More

Posted: October 25th, 2012
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2012 News

2012 News

Partners Joni Berner, Margaret Klaw and Megan Watson were each named to the 2012 Pennsylvania list of Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters on January 10, 2012.

2011 News

2011 News

BKW treated employees to a Phillies v. Dodgers game as part of The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Night at the Phillies held on June 7th. Net proceeds benefitted the Bar Association and Philadelphia’s Senior Law Center.