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Michael E. Bertin

Michael E. Bertin

also known as Michael Bertin

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Family

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

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

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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  • Michael Patrick Fenerty

    I endorse this lawyer. Mike is one of the finest and most knowledgable attorney's in the Philadelphia area. He is an excellent advocate and practical problem solver. He is an excellent choice for representation.

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Contact Info

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

One Penn Center, 19th Floor, 1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA, 19103-1895

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP

100 Four Falls Corporate Center
1001 Conshohocken State Road, Suite 313
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200005/29/2015
PAActive200005/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers2015
Top 10 Greater Philadelphia Divorce Lawyers Age 45 and UnderTen Leaders2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 10 Greater Philadelphia Divorce Lawyers Age 45 and UnderTen Leaders2014
Top 10 Greater Philadelphia Divorce Lawyers Age 45 and UnderTen Leaders2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Top 10 Greater Philadelphia Divorce Lawyers Age 45 and UnderTen Leaders2012
Special Achievement AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Rising StarSuperLawyers2007
Lawyers on the Fast TrackThe Legal Intelligencer2007
Rising StarSuperLawyers2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerObermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP2003 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationZone One Delegate of the House of Delegates2015 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecretary2015 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionTreasurer2014 - 2015
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionCouncil Member2013 - 2014
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legislative CommitteeCo-Chair2013 - 2013
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair2013 - 2013
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Procedural Rules CommitteeChair2013 - 2014
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair Elect2012 - 2012
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionTreasurer2011 - 2011
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law SectionSecretary2010 - 2010
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2008 - 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionCouncil Member2008 - 2011
Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Custody CommitteeCo-chair2005 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law SectionCouncil Member2004 - 2007
Montgomery Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nicholas Cipriani American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
American Inns of Court - Doris Jonas Freed ChapterMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Child Custody Law Practice and Procedure2015
The Legal IntelligencerCourt Analyzes Jurisdiction to Modify Custody Order Under UCCJEA2015
The Legal IntelligencerFailure to Object to Court Procedure Waives Issue on Appeal2015
The Legal IntelligencerChild Custody Orders Must Be Separate Written Orders2015
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Child Custody Law Practice and Procedure2014
The Legal IntelligencerHighlighting the Revisions to the Child Custody Rules2014
The Legal IntelligencerMonthly Disability Payments Not Considered Marital Property2014
The Legal IntelligencerForced Sex During Marriage Warrants PFA Order, Court Rules2014
The Legal IntelligencerAnalysis of Child Custody Factors in Awards on Subsidiary Issues2014
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Further Refines Standing in Child Custody Cases2014
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Child Custody Law Practice and Procedure2013
The Legal IntelligencerDe Novo Review Required of Parenting Coordination Decisions2013
The Legal IntelligencerSole Legal Custodian's Decision Cannot Be Challenged by Other Parent2013
The Legal IntelligencerGifts May Warrant Deviation in Child Support Calculation2013
The Legal IntelligencerChild Relocation Decisions to be Explained Near Time of Ruling2013
The Legal IntelligencerDoctrine of Paternity by Estoppel and Child Custody2013
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Analyzes Entitlement Defense in Spousal Support Case2012
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Further Analyzes Relocation Under New Custody Statute2012
The Legal IntelligencerError to Modify Custody at Contempt Hearing Without Petition Pending2012
George T. Bisel Co., Inc. publicationsPennsylvania Child Custody Law Practice and Procedure2012
The Legal IntelligencerAnother Change to Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws2012
The Legal IntelligencerDeclaratory Judgment in Divorce Action Unappealable, Court Rules2012
The Legal IntelligencerAccrual Date Decides If Settlement, Award Are Marital Property2012
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Analyzes Relocation Under New Custody Act2011
The Legal IntelligencerSensitivity Is Paramount In Fight Over Child's Remains2007
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Denies In-State Child-Relocation Request2007
The Legal IntelligencerSuperior Court Says No to Netherlands Child Relocation Request2006
The Legal IntelligencerBest Interest of Child Paramount in Denial of Relocation Petition2006
The Legal IntelligencerNonbiological Grandparents Granted Standing in Child Custody Case2006
Philadelphia Lawyer Magazine, Vol. 68, No. 4Finding the Fit, The Continuing Controversy Over Custody Evaluations in Child Custody Cases2006
The Legal IntelligencerPresumption in Favor of Biological Parent in Same-Sex Custody Dispute2005
The Legal IntelligencerDisclosure Provision Has Pivotal Part In Validating Marital Agreement2005
UnknownA Practitioner’s Guide To Child Relocation2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Pittsburgh, PittsburghN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, & Montgomery CountiesFamily Law Practice in the four county region2014
Pennsylvania Bar InstitutePennsylvania’s Custody Statute: Over Two Years Later and Still Evolving2013
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteEvidentiary Challenges in Family Law - Traditional and Electronic Communications2013
Advanced Training for Family MediatorsAdvanced Training for Family Mediators2013
Philadelphia Divorce Practice Training Program for attorneys volunteering in the Volunteers for the Indigent ProgramPhiladelphia Divorce Practice Training Program for attorneys volunteering in the Volunteers for the Indigent Program2012
Pennsylvania Bar Institute Family Law InstituteCustody: A Year’s Experience2012
Family Law SectionThe Hottest Custody Issues in 20062007
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court MeetingDivorce Potpourri2007
Family Law SectionThe Fine Points of Custody Relocation and the Differences between the UCCJA and the UCCJEA2006
Domestic Torts SeminarEmotional Distress Torts2005
Law PotpourriAnalyzing Your Potential Relocation Case2003