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Sara Leigh McGeever

Sara Leigh McGeever

also known as Sara Slocum

Practice areas:

Mediation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation

About Me

Sara L. Slocum, formerly Sara L. McGeever is an Associate with the firm exclusively practicing Family Law in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Her practice includes child support, child custody, spousal support, equitable distribution and the preparation of pre and post nuptial agreements. Sara is also trained in mediation and collaborative family law to offer clients an alternative to litigation.


 


I am also a dedicated volunteer and board member of  Mission Kids, a child advocacy center in Montgomery County, and the Women's Resource Center locatedin Wayne, PA. 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Mediation: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Arik Tzvi Ben-Ari

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Arik Ben-Ari Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Phyllis Bookspan

    Sara is a careful and through attorney. She is caring, competent and a pleasure to work with.

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    Phyllis Bookspan Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Astor Weiss Kaplan Mandel, LLP

200 South Broad Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200903/14/2015
PAActive200904/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Awesome AttorneyPhiladelphia Life Magazine2013
Super Lawyer Rising Star in Family LawThomson Reuters2012
Awesome AttorneySuburban Life Magazine2012
Awesome Attorney AwardPhiladelphia Life Magazine2012
Hugh B. Pierce Competition FinalistMoe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society2009
Martin Luther King FellowWidener University School of Law, Delaware2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateAstor Weiss Kaplan Mandel, LLP2013 - Present
AssociateBennett & Associates2009 - 2013
Advocate - Victims of Domestic ViolenceDelaware Civil Clinic2008 - 2008
Research Assistant to Dana Harrington Conner, EsquireWidener University School of Law, Delaware2008 - 2008
Law Clerk to Judge Jacqueline Carroll CodyChester County Court of Common Pleas2008 - 2008
Student RepresentativeThomson West Publishing Co2007 - 2009
Law ClerkKaren Ann Ulmer, P.C.2007 - 2007
InternDelaware Department of Justice2007 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of CourtExecutive Board2015 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
The Montgomery Child Advocacy ProjectGuardian Ad Litem2010 - Present
Mission KidsChairperson Young Friends of Mission Kids2010 - Present
Mission KidsBoard Member2010 - Present
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of CourtMember2010 - Present
Delaware County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Mission KidsVolunteer - Fundraising2009 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2010

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer (PBA)Case Note: UVEGES V. UVEGES, 103 A.3d 825 (Pa. Super. 2014)2015
The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer (PBA)Case Note: IN RE A.B., 2013 Pa.Super 43 (Pa. Super. 2013)2013
At Issue (PA Bar)Just Waiting for You to Show Up2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of Law, DelawareN/AJD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude2009

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law Section Philadelphia Bar AssociationThe Anatomy of a Prenuptial Agreement2015
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of CourtTherapist Privilege in High Conflict Custody Cases2015
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of CourtAssisted Reproductive Technology - Where do we start?2014