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Penelope A. Boyd

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Education, Social Security, Domestic Violence

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Child Custody: 25%
    13 years
  2. Family: 25%
    13 years
  3. Social Security: 20%
    36 years
  4. Education: 20%
    26 years
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Thomas Ashton Fosnocht Jr.

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    Deborah McKenty Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Penelope A. Boyd LLC

535 North Church Street
West Chester, PA, 19381-3497

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive197908/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDomestic Violence Center of Chester County2004 - 2011
OwnerPenelope A. Boyd, Attorney1990 - Present
Senior Staff AttorneyDisabilities Law Project, Philadelphia1988 - 1990
Public DefenderDepartment of the Public Advocate, State of New Jersey1980 - 1988

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chester County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Oberti v Clementon School DistrictFirst case in United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to recognize inclusion in special education cases
Mescanti v. MescantiWife's PFA upheld

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Children's Legal Rights JournalDeveloping Legal Strategies for Obtaining Services for Children with Emotional Problem1988
Villanova Law ReviewStrategies in Zoning and Community Living Arrangements for Retarded Citizens: Parens Patriae Meets Police Power1980
Stanford Law ReviewThe Promise of the Pennhurst Case1979

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Pennsylvania State UniversityN/AUnknown1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Domestic Violence Center Chester CountyMeet The Attorney2012
Crime Victims Center of Chester CountyCriminal Law Seminar2011