Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - December 3, 2012 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP family law attorney, Michael E. Bertin was named chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Family Law Section at its annual dinner on December 3, 2012.  He formerly served as the treasurer and secretary for the section. At the dinner, heavily attended by the bench and bar, Bertin delivered a speech highlighting his vision and platform of civility and controlling your client and case. Bertin's term officially begins January 1, 2013.

Bertin, a partner with Obermayer, is a frequent author and lecturer on family law topics. Bertin co-wrote the book on Pennsylvania child custody law, Pennsylvania Child Custody Law, Practice, and Procedure.