Kevin J. Handy handles a wide variety of legal matters in Bucks County, Montgomery County and Philadelphia, PA. He focuses his practice in Pennsylvania family law, including Pennsylvania divorce, child custody, prenuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, trusts and estates and Orphans' Court litigation. Mr. Handy is considered one of the top Bucks County divorce lawyers and Montgomery County divorce lawyers. His practice areas also include contract negotiations and disputes, general business law, insurance coverage issues, real estate law, consumer fraud law and personal injury. A substantial portion of Mr. Handy's practice is also dedicated to handling appeals. With over 12 years of experience and top academic credentials, Mr. Handy brings a wealth of legal knowledge and practical experience to the cases he handles.
As with all the attorneys at Cooley & Handy, Mr. Handy's goal is to deliver value to his clients by providing exceptional legal services at a fair hourly rate and by avoiding unnecessary, ineffective and costly litigation tactics.
Mr. Handy is a graduate of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA and the Temple University School of Law, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. While attending Temple University School of Law, Mr. Handy was a staff member of the Temple Law Review. Mr. Handy also interned with the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit under the Honorable Theodore McKee.
Mr. Handy has been honored on several occasions as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star. Mr. Handy also blogs frequently on Pennsylvania Divorce and Family Law Issues. His blog and articles can be found here.
In his personal life, Mr. Handy enjoys running with his wife and competing in 5K and 10K races. Mr. Handy also volunteers his time as a board member for a non-profit child care center.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Partner||Cooley & Handy, Attorneys at Law, PLLC||2005 - Present|
|Associate||Dechert LLP||2000 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Chair||2005 - Present|
|Cooley & Handy Blog||How is Marital Property Divided in Pennsylvania||2016|
|Cooley & Handy Blog||Getting Divorced In Pennsylvania? These Are The Steps You Need To Take To Prepare.||2016|
|Philadelphia Magazine||Law & Politics||2005|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|College of William and Mary||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Abelin v. Noll||Affirmed|
|Abelin v. Noll||Affirmed|
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