BKW Blog

2014 Holiday Hours

Berner Klaw & Watson will be closed for the holidays beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24, 2014. We will reopen on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9 a.m.

Posted: December 23rd, 2014

Stephanie Stecklair – Public Interest Law Student Award Winner

Stephanie Stecklair - Public Interest Law Student Award Winner

Stephanie Stecklair, who began with BKW as an administrative assistant and now works for us as a law clerk, received one of the Philadelphia Bar Association Public Interest Section’s Annual Law Student Awards for pro… Read More

Attached at the Hip

My neighborhood is teeming with attached babies. They’re peeking out from elaborate wraps which swaddle them onto the backs of their moms or snuggling into pouches strapped tightly to the chests of their dads . . .

Posted: November 21st, 2014

What Would Your Divorce Epitaph Say?

What Would Your Divorce Epitaph Say?

As we approach the month in which we celebrate giving thanks, I started wondering what other holidays are celebrated in the month of November. A quick Internet search led me to a website that designates Nov. 2 as National Plan Your Epitaph Day.

Posted: November 5th, 2014

Girls just wanna have fun…

Joni Berner made her own Super Bowl commercial, unbeknownst to the rest of us, when we recorded our new website videos. Check it out!

Posted: November 1st, 2014

Judge William Robie Leadership Award

Law Firm Administrator and Senior Paralegal, Judy Stouffer, RP, received the National Federation of Paralegals’ highest honor – the William R. Robie Leadership Award – at the 2014 convention in Dallas, Texas. Click here for… Read More

Posted: October 11th, 2014

Alimony Is Alive and Well In New Jersey

I would like to clarify the misconception that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie eliminated alimony in New Jersey when he signed Bill No. 845 into law Sept. 10. The bill, which contained several proposed amendments to the then-current alimony statute, does not single-handedly eliminate alimony in New Jersey.

Posted: October 7th, 2014