Judy McIntire Springer

Judy McIntire Springer

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Biography

Judy sits as an arbitrator with the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas compulsory arbitration program. She is a former Adjunct Professor at the James E. Beasley School of Law of Temple University, where she taught a course on legal writing to international attorneys. In law school at Villanova, Judy participated in the International Law Society, the Jessup International Moot Court Team, and the Women's Law Caucus. She was also a Research Assistant to Professor Ruth Gordon, as well as a legal writing teaching assistant to Diane Edelman.

She has discussed the legal rights of grandparents on the radio program "The Morning Zone", broadcast from Cheyenne to Denver. In 2008, she was named among the "Lawyers on the Fast Track" by the Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly. As such, Judy is one of only 35 Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40 selected as a future leader of the Commonwealth's legal community and having made a significant commitment to the community-at-large. Judy is a former trustee for Elam United Methodist Church in Glen Mills, PA.

Judy's practice encompasses family law and domestic relations, including:

- adoptions
- annulments
- prenuptial agreements
- sophisticated and complicated divorce and support cases

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: International Law Society
    • Honors: Women's Law Caucus
    • Honors: Jessup International Moot Court Team
  • Virginia Tech
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1998
  • New Jersey, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1998

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Honors

  • Selected as a 2008 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer
  • Honoree, 7th Annual March of Dimes Salute to Philadelphia Women of Achievement
  • Pro Bono Publico Award for the Court of Common Pleas – Trial Division – Dependency
  • Recipient of the Volunteer Award from Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy
  • Named among the 2008 “Lawyers on the Fast Track” by the Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly
  • Named a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2005 – 2008, 2010 – 2012)
  • Honoree for her contribution to the community and her excellence in the field of business, 7th Annual March of Dimes Salute to Philadelphia Women of Achievement (2002)
  • Named among the “Best Lawyers in America” for Family Law

Classes & Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, James E. Beasley School of Law of Temple University

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP)
  • Senior Law Center
  • Legal Clinic for the Disabled
  • Support Center for Child Advocates

Past Positions

  • James E. Beasley School of Law of Temple University, Adjunct Professor
  • Diane Edelman, Legal Writing Teaching Assistant
  • Prof. Ruth Gordon, Research Assistant

Languages

  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa