David L. Ladov
Chair, Family Law Practice Group
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Phone: 267-675-4976
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David L. Ladov is a partner and chair of the Family Law Practice Group where he concentrates his practice in all areas of domestic relations, including divorce, custody, child support, equitable distribution, and abuse.

Mr. Ladov represents clients in a wide range of matters involving the most personal and sensitive legal issues that affect every aspect of families in transition. With a practice that extends throughout Pennsylvania, he handles both routine and complex cases, using top notch advocacy and negotiation skills to represent individuals in every aspect of family law.  He has edited the leading treatise on property division for Pennsylvania, Slicing Up The Pie, a PBI Press Publication.

Mr. Ladov has more than 35 years of experience in family law matters, primarily in the five-county region of Eastern Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience in handling complex equitable distribution matters, custody cases for both mothers and fathers, including relocation, child and spousal support cases for high-wealth families and protection from abuse matters for abused children and wives.

Mr. Ladov is a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) and is the course planner for the largest attended Pennsylvania family law seminar - Family Law Update - now in its 18th year. Additionally, he has lectured on a wide range of topics, from custody relocation to business valuation for both PBA and local county bar associations and area law schools.  Mr. Ladov is a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Ladov sits on the PBI Advisory Committee, which plans all family law programs for the state.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected by Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Ten Leaders
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® (2005-2017)
  • Named Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers and Philadelphia's Top 100 Lawyers by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®.
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 Professional & Civic Activities

  • Past Chair, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee
  • Past Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Past President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Editor, Slicing Up the Pie, a PBI Press Publication on Property Division in Pennsylvania
  • Course Planner, Pennsylvania Bar Institute and is on its Family Law Advisory Committee
  • Editor, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, a Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly Publication
  • Frequent lecturer and participant for various Pennsylvania Bar Institute programs
  • Member, Joint State Government Commission on Domestic Relations Law

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