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Marie I Crossley
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Marie I Crossley

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family

About Me

I have been practicing  Family Law exclusively for 13 years in the state of Delaware.  After graduating from Washington & Jefferson College in 1998, I attended Villanova University School of Law.  After graduating from Villanova, I clerked for the Honorable William L. Chapman and the Honorable Alison Whitmer Tumas, State of Delaware Family Court.  I entered private practice in 2002 with Rahaim & Saints and became a Partner of the firm in 2007.  Beginning in 2007, I managed the Family Law Department at Rahaim & Saints and acted in that capacity until my departure in April 2013 when I joined MacElree Harvey.  I work out of the Centreville, Delaware office which is close to my home.


 


            I am married and have a three year old daughter who is looking forward to attending Kindergarten in September.  Outside of spending time with my family, I love to read, cook and spend time at the beach.  I am looking forward to our first family trip to Disney World in the Spring!


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Child Custody: 40%
    14 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    14 years
  3. Family: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Mark B Chernev

    I've known Marie since she began practicing law, and have always found her to be a knowledgable, experienced and hard working attorney who consistently goes the extra mile for each and every one of her clients.

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    Mark Chernev Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Megan R Walstrom

    I endorse this lawyer. I am very lucky to work with Marie Crossley. She was my supervisor and mentor when I started practicing family law. She works hard to obtain the best possible outcomes for her clients.

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    Megan Walstrom Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

MacElree Harvey, Ltd.

5721 Kennett Pike
Centreville, DE, 19807

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DEActive200211/15/2012

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardDelaware State Bar Associatiion2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMacElree Harvey, Ltd.2013 - Present
PartnerRahaim & Saints2002 - 2012
Law ClerkThe Family Court Of The State Of Delaware2001 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Delaware State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Delaware Volunteer Legal ServicesPro Bono Attorney2002 - Present
Delaware Victims Advocacy ProjectPro Bono Attorney2002 - Present
Melson-Arsht American Inn of CourtMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
A.C. v. D.C.Shared Residential Placement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
County Lines MagazineThe Plus Side of Pre-Nups2015

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Washington and Jefferson CollegePolitical Science, English Literature, SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Guest Lecturer Mediation and NegotiationMediation for Professionals2014
Divorce Litigation from Start to FinishDivorce Litigation2014
Breaking Up Is Hard To DoFamily Law2014
Law Day at A.I. Dupont High SchoolEquality for All: The Emancipation Proclamation and Brown v. Board of Education2013
Fundamentals of Family LawFamily Law Moderator2004
Pro Se Divorce SeminarDivorce2003