Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP partner Michael E. Bertin was elected to the officer position of Chair Elect of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Bertin is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin also co-wrote the book on Pennsylvania child custody law, Pennsylvania Child Custody Law, Practice, and Procedure. Bertin is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has an active family law practice. He handles all phases of the negotiation and litigation of domestic relations cases, including divorce, custody, support, alimony, property distribution, prenuptial agreements and related issues.