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Samantha Evian is an Attorney in the Family Law group and has dedicated her career exclusively to Family Law.  She has extensive experience in representing all aspects of matrimonial negotiation and litigation including divorce, support, child custody, alimony, equitable distribution and domestic violence in both Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks, Chester counties and New Jersey.  She also has extensive experience with international divorce, adoption and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. 

Ms. Evian is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Family Law Division and the alumni groups of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University Beasley School of Law.  She has volunteered extensively in civic projects and contributes her time to numerous local charities including Hadassah.  She is an active member of the Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court in Philadelphia and the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court for Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester Counties.  She has also volunteered with the Small Business Development Center at Temple University and the Women's Law Project.  Ms. Evian has offered pro bono family law assistance through Philadelphia VIP.

Ms. Evian was named to the list of "Pennsylvania Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers.  a publication of Thomson Reuters which recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys. She has also been named in the Suburban Life and Philadelphia Life Magazines on the “Who's Who” list of the Best Family Law Attorneys, and on the Top Attorney list – which is created via readers and attorney peers casting their votes for the area’s top lawyers. She is proficient in Spanish. 



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    Less than 1 year
  2. Child Custody: 9%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Alimony: 8%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Child Support: 8%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Family: 5%
    13 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, LLP

1500 Market Street
Suite 34
Philadelphia, PA, 19102


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Pennsylvania Rising StarsPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
EditorPolitical and Civil Rights Law Review2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerObermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP2015 - Present
AssociateSpector Gadon & Rosen, P.C.2004 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Pennsylvania Alumni AssciationN/A2000 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Executive Women InternationalN/AN/A
Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court, PhiladelphiaN/AN/A
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court for Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester CountiesN/AN/A
New Jersey Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Numerous high profile matrimonial casesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Obermayer Family MattersThe New Year Resolves Many Marital Questions2015
Obermayer Family MattersFiling Joint or Separate Returns When Going Through a Divorce2015
Obermayer Family MattersWhen Can I Modify My Estate Documents During a Divorce?2015
Obermayer Family MattersI have texts and Facebook posts that prove my spouse is cheating. Does this get admitted in my divorce case?2014
Obermayer Family MattersProtecting Gifts or Inheritances in Divorces2014
Super Lawyers MagazinePennsylvania Rising Star2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CBS3's Talk PhillySamantha Evian Interviewed on CBS3's Talk Philly on Divorce Professional Alliance2014
Smart Divorce Planning SeminarDivorce Seminar2013