Archive: Publications

PA Super Lawyers 2021

We are honored to have all of our attorneys named to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list (pp. 43, 70-72). Attorneys are chosen through nominations from PA lawyers, research of periodicals, databases and interviews; all nominees’… Read More

Cirko v. Commissioner of SSA

At the heart of Cirko is that claimants have statutory rights to due process hearings before an ALJ with a valid appointment and that harm is presumed from the fact that they did not have a hearing before a properly appointed officer.

Posted: May 11th, 2020

Do Marital Settlement Agreements Need a Force Majeure Provision?

The Legal Intelligencer (online Family Law column), April 2020 Pennsylvania Law Weekly, May 2020 Unless you have been living under a rock for the last four weeks, you know how COVID-19 has upended the nation…. Read More

What To Do While Stuck At Home: Case Management Self-Health Check

Lisa Shapson, The Legal Intelligencer (online) and Pennsylvania Law Weekly  Family Lawyers:  It’s a Good Time for a Case Management Self-Health Check As my kids have grown from young elementary school students to middle school… Read More

Posted: April 21st, 2020

Philadelphia Legal Name Change Clinic and CLE

BKW attorney Phillip Sylvester attended the Philadelphia Bar Association’s February 1, 2020 legal name change continuing legal education course and clinic that followed immediately thereafter. The course was taught by the Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee… Read More

2020 Best Law Firms – U.S. News & World Report

It’s official:  Berner Klaw & Watson was again named to the Best Lawyers®-U.S. News & World Report 2020 list of Best Law Firms for Family Law and Family Law Mediation for Metropolitan Tier 1 in… Read More

Posted: November 1st, 2019