Adam H. Tanker, an attorney at MacElree Harvey, Ltd., focuses his practice on all aspects of family law matters including alimony/spousal support, divorce, equitable distribution, marital agreements, child support and child custody.
Mr. Tanker, who served as a child advocate and guardian for the Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project, is a former Deputy District Attorney for the Bucks County District Attorney's office. From 2008 to 2012, he was assigned to the office's gangs, guns and drug unit and acted as the office's community liaison for gang violence. His work later earned him a promotion to chief of the department's Asset Forfeiture Unit.
As an undergraduate at The George Washington University, Mr. Tanker interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office and assisted with the investigation and prosecution of the infamous "D.C. Snipers.” He also interned with Congressman Rob Andrews and assisted on projects related to the then newly formed Department of Homeland Security.
After graduating from George Washington with a degree in criminal justice, Mr. Tanker went on to earn his juris doctor from Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Trial Advocacy Team.
Before joining MacElree Harvey, Ltd., Mr. Tanker was an attorney at Williams Family Law and Mr. Tanker also worked at a Montgomery County, Pa. law firm where he focused his practice on family law, criminal defense and commercial litigation.
Mr. Tanker is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, relaxing down the shore, sports, traveling, and cooking.
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Adam and I have worked together on quite a few matters over the years, and I can say without hesitation that he is one of the finest attorneys that I have had the opportunity to work with. Adam is professional, extremely knowledgeable on the law, and relentless in the courtroom. Anyone looking for a family law attorney should look no further than Adam Tanker.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2016 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top 10 Under 40-Pennsylvania||National Academy of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Top Family Law Attorneys||Suburban Life Magazine||2015|
|Associate Attorney||MacElree Harvey, Ltd.||2016 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Williams Family Law, P.C.||2013 - 2016|
|Associate Attorney||Miller Turetsky Rune & McLennan||2012 - 2013|
|Deputy District Attorney||Bucks County District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court||Member||2013 - Present|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|The George Washington University||Criminal Justice||B.A.||2004|
|Bucks County Bar Association Lunch CLE||Using technology in practice||2016|
|Pennsylvania Family Law Institute||Equitable Distribution Refresher||2015|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting||Case Law Updates-Equitable Distribution||2015|