Archive: Practice of Law

Sharing College Costs (Weber v. Weber)

One of the questions that I am often asked in consultations or in connection with dissolving a marriage is “What about college?” Many couples share an expectation that their children will pursue higher education. The… Read More

Posted: August 8th, 2019

Passing the Starbucks Test (H.Z. v. M.B.)

On February 8, 2019, the Superior Court entered an Order in H.Z. v. M.B., 2019 Pa. Super. 33, which found that Mother was entitled to receive a second paternity test of M.B., despite the receipt… Read More

Posted: March 28th, 2019

Tears on the Job

In my line of work, January is a busy time, and it’s sure to involve tears. I often think about the world of work being divided into two distinct types of jobs: those where your… Read More

Posted: January 12th, 2019

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

Lifetime Achievement Award – Margaret Klaw

Margaret Klaw was recognized with a 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at The Legal Intelligencer‘s 2018 Professional Excellence Pennsylvania Legal Awards Dinner held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The content… Read More

Posted: June 21st, 2018

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