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Charles J. Meyer

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation

About Me

Charles J. Meyer is a shareholder at Hofstein Weiner & Meyer, where he represents clients in all aspects of domestic relations law, including negotiations leading to prenuptial, postnuptial and co-habitation agreements, alimony, child support, and the investigation and litigation of the financial and economic issues related to the dissolution of marriage and co-habitations. His clients include high net worth individuals, professional athletes, entertainers and entrepreneurs.


Nationally recognized for his advocacy, Mr. Meyer is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  He is the co-chair of the National Test Committee and will serve as President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the AAML for 2015-16. 


Mr. Meyer holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as a SuperLawyer by Law and Politics Magazine, including previously being selected as a Top 100 SuperLawyer for both Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Mr. Meyer is one of ten family law practitioners in the Philadelphia area selected to participate in the Ten Leaders Program.


A native of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Mr. Meyer received his Bachelor of Science, cum laude, from Temple University, and his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1986. Following law school, he served for many years in the District Attorney’s office in Manhattan, where he led investigations, prosecutions and trials, including multi-subject wiretap investigations.

He is admitted to the Bars of New York and Pennsylvania and is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association and Montgomery Bar Association. Mr. Meyer presently serves as a hearing officer for the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  Previously, he served as Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, as well as a member of its Board of Governors, Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, Campaign for Qualified Judges, its Long Range Planning Committee and the Nominating Committee. In addition, he served as a trustee of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and as a Board member of the Golden Slipper Club. He is presently a Board member of Boys Town Jerusalem for the Mid-Atlantic region.


Mr. Meyer presents lectures and authors articles on significant and cutting-edge domestic relations and related litigation issues, including as a course planner and moderator for the American Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in multiple seminars.


With his wife and six children, Mr. Meyer lives in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    26 years
  2. Child Support: 25%
    26 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    26 years
  4. Family: 25%
    26 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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Contact Info

Hofstein Weiner & Meyer, P.C.

Suite 2650
1600 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Hofstein Weiner & Meyer, P.C.

Two Bala Plaza
Suite 300
Bala Cynwyd, PA, 19004

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive199008/03/2015
NYCurrently registered 198703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Ten Leaders in Matrimonial LawTen Leaders2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Recognizd for Family LawSuperLawyers2015
Recognized for Family LawBest Lawyers in America2015
Recognized for Family LawSuperLawyers2014
Top 100 Lawyers in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Recognized as Top 100 Phila LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Top 100 Lawyers in PennsylvaniaSuper Lawyers2006
Top 100 Lawyers in PhiladelphiaSuper Lawyers2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chair, Family Law Practice GroupElliott Greenleaf2008 - 2011
PartnerFox Rothschild LLP2000 - 2008
Assistant District AttorneyDistrict Attorney of New York County (Manhattan)1986 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Pennsylvania Chapter)President Elect2015 - Present
Montgomery Bar FoundationFellow2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionCouncil Member2011 - 2014
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember, Board of Directors2011 - 2014
Montgomery County Bar Bench Bar CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association House of DelegatesDelegate2009 - Present
Boystown Jerusalem - Mid-Atlantic RegionBoard Member2008 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow1997 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association, Board of Governors CommitteeMember1996 - 1997
Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPast Chair1995 - 1995
Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1994 - Present
Montgomery Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionExecutive Committee Member1992 - 1995
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1990 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
John Smith v. Mary Smith (Can not dislcose actual names)Successfully Litigated Equitable Distribution

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
PBI - Advanced Equitable DistributionPBI - Advanced Equitable Distribution2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Temple UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
PBA - Family Law Section MeetingComplex Support Issues2011
PBI - Advanced Equitable Distribution ProgramAdvanced Equitable Distribution Issues2008