Archive: News

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

Feisty Women

Founding partner Joni Berner comes from a long line of feisty women. When her sister Peggy, who is working on the family ancestry, found this: she commented: I ran into this wonderful news article about… Read More

Posted: January 9th, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer Industry Icon Awards

It was great to see Joni Berner’s decades of accomplishments recognized at The Philadelphia Inquirer Industry Icon Awards on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Below are just some of our “Kodak Moments.” Joni Berner with Terry… Read More

Posted: November 16th, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Reducing Divorce Wait Time

Stephanie Stecklair, The Legal Intelligencer Prior to the 1980 amendments of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code, parties were only able to obtain a divorce by establishing fault grounds under Pa.C.S. 23 Section 3301(a), i.e., desertion, adultery,… Read More

Posted: July 12th, 2016

Role of Schools in Transgender Bathroom Laws

Megan Watson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) The practice of family law often intersects with the LGBTQ community, from adoptions to domestic partnership dissolutions to adult name changes for transgendered individuals. Our practice also regularly intersects… Read More

Posted: July 5th, 2016

BKW website named in Top 10 of 2015 . . .

Not sure who nominated us*, but Thanks! Berner Klaw & Watson LLP was named in the Lawyerist’s Best Law-Firm Websites, 2015 Edition. Thanks are in order as well to our truly outstanding website designer, Beth… Read More

Posted: February 25th, 2015