Experienced Pennsylvania & New Jersey attorney handling all aspects of divorce and custody cases.
Lori A. Frio-Walker, a family law attorney at Family Law Corp., P.C., devotes her practice primarily to all aspects of family and matrimonial law matters. Lori's exceptional legal advocacy has earned her the recognition of her peers in prestigious publications including Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list in 2017 as well as top 10 Female Family Lawyers under 40 in the state of Pennsylvania.
Lori gained extensive experience litigating aspects of family law matters related to divorce, equitable distribution of property, enforcement and/or modifications of spousal support and child support, and custody at Petrelli Law. Prior to her time at Petrelli Law, Lori worked in the area of collaborative and amicable divorce. Lori received her J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law and was the Editor-in-Chief of its Women’s Law Forum and Associate Editor of its Journal of Catholic Social Thought.
Lori began her professional career as an associate attorney at a large regional firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She started her time there as a summer associate attorney working on matters pertaining to real estate law, media law, corporate and business governance and business formation and dissolution. As an associate attorney, Lori worked in the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Department, where she defended trade creditors in aspects of complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
During law school, Lori interned for the Honorable Judge Paul Panepinto, where she took part in research for complex mass tort litigation cases. Additionally, she worked at the Farm Worker Legal Aid Clinic at Villanova University School of Law, where she successfully represented clients with their workers’ compensation claims for work-based injuries, wage claims, family law and immigration matters.
Prior to attending law school, Lori received her M.B.A. in Management, graduating with highest honors, and her B.S. degree in Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University. She also received her Board Certified Coaching Certification in the designation areas of Executive, Corporate, Business and Personal Coaching.
Lori is trained in the divorce and custody mediation process. She completed the 40-hour training course in Family Law Mediation, previously appearing on the roster of mediators for Custody Cases in Chester County. Lori is a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Bar and is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
During her free time, Lori serves as Council Liaison to the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section, and Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section. She is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Delta Sigma Pi Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity and the Justinian Legal Society.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers / National Advocates||2019|
|Silver Client Champion for Best in Client Service||Martindale-Hubbell®||2019|
|Top 10 under 40, Pennsylvania Family Law Attorneys||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|10 Best Female Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|Council Member At-Large to Family Law Section||American Bar Association, Family Law Section||2019|
|10 Best Female Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Council Member At-Large to Family Law Section||American Bar Association, Family Law Section||2018|
|Top 10 under 40, Pennsylvania Family Law Attorneys||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers / National Advocates||2017|
|10 Best Female Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|Silver Client Champion for Best in Client Service||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|10 Best Female Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction Award||American Insitute of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers / National Advocates||2016|
|10 Best Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Associate Editor||Journal of Catholic Social Thought||2008|
|Summa Cum Laude||Saint Joseph's University||2007|
|International Honors Society Recipient||Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society||N/A|
|Family Law Attorney||Family Law Corp., P.C.||2017 - Present|
|Family Law Litigation & Mediation Attorney||Petrelli Law, PC||2016 - 2017|
|Family Law & Mediation Attorney||Main Line Mediation||2013 - 2016|
|Litigation Associate||Dilworth Paxson, LLP||2007 - 2010|
|Legal Aid Family & Immigration Law||Legal Aid Clinic at Villanova University School of Law||2007 - 2007|
|Judicial Clerk Complex Litigation Department||Court Of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-Chair of the Young Lawyer's Committee||2018 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Council Member At-Large to Family Law Section||2018 - Present|
|Chester County Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Council YLD Liaison to Family Law Section||2016 - Present|
|Justinian Society||Member||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Chair of Solo, Small Firm & General Practice Committee||2014 - 2016|
|American Bar Association||Vice-Chair of Public Education Committee||2013 - 2014|
|American Bar Association||Co-chair||2013 - 2018|
|American Bar Association||Meet the Leaders of the ABA Section of Family Law||2016|
|Custody Blog||Top Ten Family Lawyers Near Philadelphia||2016|
|Ezine Articles||What Is Divorce Mediation and Why It Might Be Good for You||2014|
|American Bar Association 101 Article Series||7 Ways to Successfully Prove Yourself as a Young Lawyer||2014|
|Good Shepherd Mediation Program||Trained Divorce and Custody Mediator||2013|
|Center for Credentialing & Education||BCC - Board Certified Coach||2013|
|Villanova University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Saint Joseph's University||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2007|
|Saint Joseph's University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2004|
|University of Pennsylvania||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association Family Law Committee Teleconference||Shared Parenting Time Legislation – Does Fair Mean Equal?||2018|
|American Bar Association Family Law Section Fall Conference||Addressing and Breaking Through Judicial Bias Inside and Outside the Courtroom||2017|
|American Bar Association||Hit the Ground Running: Tackling The First Year Whether as an Associate or Hanging Your Own Shingle.||2016|
|American Bar Association||Taking Down the Shingle: Legal, Tax and Ethical Considerations for Unwinding a Law Firm Practice||2016|
|American Bar Association||Practicing Law While Breaking the Confines of Implicit Bias in and Outside the Courtroom||2014|
|Grandparents Rights||Grandparents successfully granted custody rights of their granddaughter.|
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