Michael Bertin Elected Chair of the Family Law Section for the Pennsylvania Bar Association

July 15, 2019

Obermayer partner Michael E. Bertin was elected Chair of the Family Law Section for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. This is one of the highest achievements for a family law attorney. The Family Law Section consists of over 1,000 members and spans the entire state of Pennsylvania. Bertin’s term began on Sunday, July 14th. As a Chair, he will be holding the Section’s two annual meetings and will oversee the section and its subcommittees.

Bertin is a former Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association and current co-chair of its Custody Committee. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has published over one hundred articles. Bertin co-authored the book on Pennsylvania child custody law “Pennsylvania Child Custody Law, Practice, and Procedure”, used by judges and lawyers across the state as a reference. 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. Bertin also serves as chair of Obermayer’s Pro Bono Committee.

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