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Adam H. Tanker, an attorney at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel focuses his practice on all aspects of family law matters including alimony/spousal support, divorce, equitable distribution, marital agreements, child support and child custody.
Adam is a highly regarded and seasoned family law litigation attorney serving in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties. His practice includes prenuptial agreements, custody, domestic abuse and protection from abuse matters, child and spousal support, divorce, separation, and cohabitation.
Adam, who is an Avvo Rated attorney, was featured in Suburban Life Magazine as one of the region’s top Family Law Attorneys in 2017, and was named a Five-Star Attorney by Suburban Life Magazine in 2020. Adam was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in 2015, 2016 2017, 2018 and 2019. Adam was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© in 2019 and 2020. He currently serves as an editor of the Bar Review Column for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section’s periodic publication, The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.
Adam helps people during some of the toughest times of their lives. He understands that divorce and custody involve both financial and emotional issues that impact spouses and children. Adam uses his experience both in and out of the court room to not only identify problems and create solutions to resolve them, but also help clients manage their expectations so they can make educated and informed decisions. He is a skilled family law litigation attorney.
Since 2013, Adam has practiced exclusively in the area of family law.. He has obtained favorable outcomes in many complicated divorce, support and custody matters. Adam has litigated many complex cases involving business assets and trusts, and he has extensive experience taking custody cases to trial. Although Adam realizes that the settlement table is usually always better than the courtroom, he is an experienced family law litigation attorney well suited for cases that cannot be resolved by agreement. His effective trial skills serve his clients well, especially in contentious custody cases.
Adam is a former Deputy District Attorney for the Bucks County, Pennsylvania, District Attorney’s office, where he served as Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Unit and was assigned to the office’s gangs, guns, and drug unit. He also acted as the office’s community liaison for gang violence. In this role, Adam helped crime victims find their voice and ensured those who committed crimes were held accountable. He continues to use these skills to solve problems, assertively addressing the difficult issues his clients face.
Adam has conducted presentations across the Commonwealth concerning family law matters and has presented several legal education seminars in affiliation with the Bucks County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, The Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court and the Bucks County Inn of Court. Adam is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Bucks County American Inn of Court, the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|2020 Best Lawyer Family Law||Best Lawyers in America||2020|
|Five-Star Attorney||Suburban Life Magazine||2020|
|2019 Best Lawyer Family Law||Best Lawyers in America||2019|
|2019 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|2018 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|2017 Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|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|
|The Legal Intelligencer||Cryogenics and Divorce: When Science Outpaces the Law||2018|
|Widener University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|The George Washington University||B.A.||2004|
|Bucks County Bar Association CLE||Clients with Mental Illness- How to Deal||2018|
|Bucks County Bar Association Lunch CLE||Using technology in practice||2016|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting||Case Law Updates-Equitable Distribution||2015|
|Pennsylvania Family Law Institute||Equitable Distribution Refresher||2015|
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