• David Gutin
    David Gutin
    Partner
  • Dina S. Ronsayro
    Dina S. Ronsayro
    Partner
  • Barbara Oaks Silver
    Barbara Oaks Silver
    Partner
  • Julie A. Auerbach
    Julie A. Auerbach
    Partner
  • Jordan Schlossberg
    Jordan Schlossberg
    Partner
  • David I. Grunfeld
    David I. Grunfeld
    Of Counsel
  • Gerald J. Schorr
    Gerald J. Schorr
    Partner
  • David L. Woloshin
    David L. Woloshin
    Partner
  • Paul C. Astor
    Paul C. Astor
    Senior Partner
  • Judy McIntire Springer
    Judy McIntire Springer
    Partner
  • Katherine R. Sookhoo
    Katherine R. Sookhoo
    Associate
David Gutin
Partner

GACo_Gutin-David_FINALBackground

David Gutin is a partner in the firm, with his practice focused on Family Law and Commercial Litigation. He co-chairs the Firm’s Family Law/Domestic Relations group. He has worked extensively in many facets of family law, including divorce, child custody, support, adoption and prenuptial agreements. Mr. Gutin has been a leader in the Philadelphia and South Jersey Jewish communities for more than 30 years.

Education

  • Rutgers University, B.A., high honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1969
  • Columbia University Law School, J.D., Stone Scholar, 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U. S. District Court of New Jersey
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Awards

  • Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Community Service Award in 1982
  • Philadelphia Federation’s Young Leadership Award in 1977
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® 2005-2020

Community Involvement

  • Served as the Chairman (2004 to 2007) of the Philadelphia Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Serves on the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey
  • Serves as President of Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Services, Voorhees, New Jersey
  • Served as President of Congregation Beth El, Voorhees, New Jersey (2003 to 2005)
  • Served on the boards of the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Jewish Family and Children’s Agency of Greater Philadelphia

Contact

David Gutin, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.893.4963
215.790.0509 (fax)
dgutin@astorweiss.com

Dina S. Ronsayro
Partner

GACo_Ronsayro-Dina-231Background

Dina Ronsayro is a partner in the firm, with her practice focused on the areas of Family law, Personal Injury Litigation, Commercial and Civil Litigation, Landlord-Tenant law, and non-profit organization formation (including obtaining federal tax exempt status).

Ms. Ronsayro began working for the firm as a law clerk while attending law school. While attending Temple University, Ms. Ronsayro was a member of the Political and Civil Rights Law Review and a participant in the Advanced Trial Advocacy Program.

As a mother of young children, Ms. Ronsayro is sensitive to the needs of young families and the unique issues they face.

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Education

  • Hamilton College, B.A., 1996
  • Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S.District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U. S. District Court for New Jersey
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey
  • The United States Tax Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Former Chair (2016) of the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association; Co-chair – Support and Alimony Committee, Family Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association; Member of the Executive Committee, Family Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association; Former member of the Board of Governors
  • Philadelphia Bar Association; Former member of the Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention
  • Volunteer Arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Community Involvement

  • Active member of the region’s Filipino community and has provided all types of legal services to that community
  • Ms. Ronsayro was the attorney of record for Congregation B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel located in Gloucester County, N.J.
  • Ms. Ronsayro had served as the Vice President of Congregation B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel located in Gloucester County, N.J. as well as its board.

Awards

  • Hamilton College, Levitt Scholar
  • Ms. Ronsayro received numerous awards while at Temple University Law School for participation and oral advocacy.
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star® 2008, 2010-2012 (Note: There was no Rising Star Publication in 2009)
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2013-2017

Presentations and Publications

  • Ms. Ronsayro has spoken at the Philadelphia Bench Bar Presentation on issues of Support in Family Law.
  • She has further spoken at various Bar Association Family Law Section meetings on issues of Support in Family Law

Contact

Dina S. Ronsayro, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.893.4966
215.790.0509 (fax)
dronsayro@astorweiss.com

Barbara Oaks Silver
Partner

barbara-oaks-silverBackground

Barbara Oaks Silver is a partner in the firm, with her practice focused on the areas of Family Law and Estate and Financial Planning. Before joining the Firm in 1991, Ms. Silver worked as a partner with her husband, Edward W. Silver, in their own Philadelphia Law Firm.

In 1999, Ms. Silver was one of the 154 attorneys chosen by her peers as a Best Lawyer in Philadelphia Magazine. She was also named as one of the Top 50 women lawyers in Pennsylvania. In 2004, 2005 and 2006, Ms. Silver was also named a Super Lawyer by her colleagues.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, undergraduate degree, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Temple University Law School , J.D., 1969, first in class

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Facilitator and teacher of the course titled “The Law, The Community and You” through Temple University Center City, TARP Division
  • Created and taught “Practical Law & Money” to over 1,400 women at the Gershman Y in Philadelphia
  • Past Chair of the Board of Friends of Curtis Institute of Music
  • Member of Executive Board of Stokowski Society
  • Creator and instructor of practical law and finance course designed especially for women at the Institute of Awareness in Philadelphia
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for several community organizations

Presentations and Publications

  • Ms. Silver has lectured and taught many courses throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, primarily focusing on Family Law and Estate Planning.
  • Former Professor of Corporate Law at the Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia

Awards

Contact

Barbara Oaks Silver, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.0100
215.790.0509 (fax)
bsilver@astorweiss.com

Julie A. Auerbach
Partner

GACo_Auerbach-JulieBackground

Julie A. Auerbach is a partner in the firm, with her practice focused in the area of Family Law. Ms. Auerbach practices in the counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery and Bucks, and has written and lectured extensively on the subject of family law.

Education

  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1989
  • Rutgers University School of Law at Camden, J.D., 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Serves as a legal affiliate for the Women’s Resource Center
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN)
  • Chair of the Glenolden Shade Tree Commission

Presentations and Publications

  • Article: Superior Court Cracks Open the Door for Discovery of Mental Health Records. 8/13/2020 Click Here
  • Article: You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling, Now How Do You Sever Your Financial Ties. 8/2020. Click Here
  • Article: Distinguishing Between Corporal Punishment and Abuse in Custody Disputes. 2/27/2020.  Click Here
  • She was a presenter at the “ART of Baby making in the 21st Century” at the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section 2019 Winter Meeting . Click Here
  • Article: “Can Acts of Generosity Become Legal Support Obligations?”  Click here
  • Article: “Defending a Protection from Abuse case involving children” Click Here
  • She has been a regular contributor to the Legal Intelligencer, having written articles on a variety of topics across the spectrum of family law.
  • 10/3/2017 –  “Beware of language disclosure clauses in property settlement agreements” Click here
  • 4/25/2016 –  “Online Now or Tonight on CNN WFMZ-TV at 7pm: “Child Custody in High Tech: When Rules of Divorced Households Differ” Click here
  • Fall 2015 – “Dissecting a Business Valuation – Understanding Valuations in Client Representations Without a Business Background” – Originally published in the Fall 2015 of Philadelphia Lawyer, click here for the full article.
  • 9/24/15 – “Managing Clients’ Psychological Responses to Divorce and Child Custody Disputes” Family Lawyer Magazine, click here for the full article.
  • 8/04/15 – “When Does Family Law Become Criminal Law?” The Legal Intelligencer,  click here for the full article.
  • 6/23/15 – “Does Receipt of Disability Income Mean No Earning Capacity?” The Legal Intelligencer,  click here for the full article.
  • 5/21/15 – “50/50 Physical Custody: Does One Size Fit All?” The Legal Intelligencer,  click here for the full article
  • She has made several appearances on the television shows Law Journal and CN8 Money Matters, where she has discussed various family law issues.
  • She has been a speaker for many Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Education family law seminars.
  • Speaker at 2015 PICPA (Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants) Divorce Conference. Click here to read more.

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Contact

Julie A. Auerbach, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.893.4974
215.790.0509 (fax)
jauerbach@astorweiss.com

Jordan Schlossberg
Partner

GACo_Schlossberg-JordanBackground

Jordan Schlossberg is a partner in the firm, with his practice focused on personal injury, commercial, and estate litigation. He is a licensed member of the bar in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is admitted to practice in the Federal Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Schlossberg graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 and thereafter graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2009 where he earned the Greenwatch Institute Scholarship Award and graduated with Pro Bono Distinction. During law school, Jordan participated in the J.D. Alternative Break in Israel where he consulted with Holocaust Survivors and Darfurian refugees.

Mr. Schlossberg previously practiced Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation at a Philadelphia law firm where he handled numerous matters in both State and Federal Court involving general negligence, complex personal injury as well as pharmaceutical mass torts.

While in law school, Mr. Schlossberg worked as a Student Attorney in the Environmental Natural Resources Law Clinic, where he represented individuals and non-profit organizations with respect to issues involving clean air, clean water and land use matters. Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Schlossberg served as a law clerk for the Honorable Rayford A. Means in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas – Criminal Division and additionally volunteered for the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.

Jordan lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and enjoys attending live concert performances as well as exercising.

He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Mr. Schlossberg was selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. This award is limited to only 2.5 percent of all Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40.

One of 30 attorneys in Pennsylvania selected by The Legal Intelligencer as a ‘2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track’

Mr. Schlossberg has been selected to serve as a Judge Pro Tem for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County

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Education

  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2005
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M. Trial Advocacy, with Honors, 2020

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S.District Court of New Jersey
  • United States Court of appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Awards

Community Involvement

  • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Clerkships

  • Philadelphia, Court of Common Pleas, Honorable Rayford A. Means

Contact

Jordan Schlossberg, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.9848
215.790.0509 (fax)
jschlossberg@astorweiss.com

David I. Grunfeld
Of Counsel

GACo_Grunfeld-DavidBackground

David Grunfeld is Of Counsel to the firm, with his practice focused on the areas of Family law, Commercial Litigation and Collections, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Administration and Professional Responsibility. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Grunfeld was a sole practitioner.

Mr. Grunfeld is well known in the legal community for his knowledge of legal ethics and has been asked to serve as an expert witness in litigation concerning this issue.

 

Education

  • Lehigh University, B.S.
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1968

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U. S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Member and former Chair (1993) of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Long-time member of the Professional Guidance Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of Family Services of Montgomery County

Awards

  • In 1995 and 2012, Mr. Grunfeld received the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section Award
  • Philadelphia Bar Association PNC Wealth Management Achievement Award in 2018

Presentations and Publications

  • Long-time speaker and writer for Continuing Legal Education classes for attorneys for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and other organizations
  • Author of a chapter in Bankruptcy Issues in Matrimonial Cases, published in 1992
  • Serves as an ethics columnist for Philadelphia Lawyer magazine and Philadelphia Bar Reporter newspaper
  • Previously served as editor-in-chief of the Philadelphia Bar magazine and newspaper

Community Involvement

  • Served as President of the Board of Family Services
  • Served as President of the Philadelphia Jaycees

Contact

David I. Grunfeld, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.0100
215.790.0509 (fax)
dgrunfeld@astorweiss.com

Gerald J. Schorr
Partner

GACo_Schorr-Jerry1Background

Gerald Schorr is a partner in the firm and devotes his practice to family law, his exclusive area of practice since becoming a member of the Pennsylvania bar in 1984.  He co-chairs the Firm’s Family Law/Domestic Relations group.  His practice involves the negotiation and/or litigation of the full gamut of family law issues, including such complex areas as international custody disputes, interstate enforcement of support orders, same-sex property division, and valuation of businesses and professional practices in equitable distribution.

Education

  • Rutgers College, B.A.,1972
  • Temple University, Department of Religion, Ph.D. candidate, college and university lecturer
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1984

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Served as a Tutor, English as a second language
  • Served on the Board of Directors of Pennsylvania Pro Musica
  • Served on the Board of Directors of Friends of Elkins Park Free Library
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of Cheltenham Township Library
  • Serves on the Board of Directors, Civil Rights Committee, and Intergroup Task Force of the Delaware Valley Chapter of Anti-Defamation League

Presentations and Publications

  • Mr. Schorr has served as chairperson of the Equitable Distribution Committee of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, has chaired numerous programs on family law practice, has written numerous articles on family law issues, and has lectured on family law to, and authored materials for, the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is currently writing a book on divorce.

Contact

Gerald J. Schorr, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.893.4957
215.790.0509 (fax)
gschorr@astorweiss.com

David L. Woloshin
Partner

GACo_Woloshin-DavidBackground

Dave Woloshin is the Chairman of the Astor Weiss Personal Injury and Litigation Department.

He has been selected as a Super Lawyer as one of Pennsylvania Top 5% Attorneys for the past 12 years and has secured many six, seven and eight figure verdicts and settlements for his many clients.

He contributes his time and expertise to the Brain Injury Association of Pennsylvania (BIAPA) and the Counsel on Brain Injury (CoBI) where he continues to sit on their Board of Directors.  Besides the cases of national importance which he continues to participate in, the most endearing testimonial and the one that continues to bring great pride and inspires Dave to continue working tirelessly for his clients is from the mother of a child who was severely injured in an automobile accident. She wrote “I know you are a busy man but the time and personal attention you gave our family during this difficult time will be remembered for a lifetime.”
This is what drives Dave.

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Education

  • Temple University, B.A.
  • Widener School of Law, J.D

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • American Assoication for Justice

Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2008-2015
  • Diplomat from the National Trial Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

Contact

David L. Woloshin, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.400.2256
215.790.0509 (fax)
dwoloshin@astorweiss.com

Paul C. Astor
Senior Partner

GACo_Astor-Paul-400Background

Paul Astor is the senior partner and chair of the firm and its executive committee. Mr. Astor founded the firm in 1954. Today, his practice is focused on the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law, Trusts and Estates, Real Estate Law and Domestic Relations.

Mr. Astor has held several positions with multiple government agencies, including serving as special counsel to the Governor of Pennsylvania, helping to bring Volkswagen’s manufacturing plant into the Commonwealth, and serving as special counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, Lottery Division. Mr. Astor has served as Chairman of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Law Day and has chaired its Public Relations Committee.

Education

  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Economics, 1951
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1954

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • The Brandeis Law Society
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Awards

  • Recipient of “Lifetime Achievement” Award of American Associates of Ben Gurion University, November 2007
  • American Heart Association, honoree
  • Chairman’s Circle, Abramson Center for Jewish Life
  • Legacy Society, Federation of Jewish Agencies

Community Involvement

  • Served on the advisory Board of Hudson United Bank and is counsel and Director of WEAZ-FM Radio, Inc. (B101)
  • Served as President and was named Honorary President of the Justice Lodge of B’Nai B’rith
  • Honorary Director of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life (formerly Philadelphia Geriatric Center)
  • Serves as a Director on the Leadership Council of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Associate Chairman and Founder of American Associates of Ben Gurion, University of Negev
  • Director on National Board of AABGU & Chairman of its Governance Committee
  • Trustee of the Federation of Jewish Agencies
  • Supporting member of the National Liberty Museum
  • Supporting member of the Academy of Music
  • Supporting Philadelphia Opera Company
  • Served as President of Men’s Club, Temple Beth Hillel-Beth-El and served as Board Member
  • Co-Chairman (2 years) Federation “Circle of Partners”

Presentations and Publications

  • Served on panels (seminars on Ethics and Law) at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Villanova Law School

Contact

Paul C. Astor, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.0100
215.790.0509 (fax)
pastor@astorweiss.com

 

Judy McIntire Springer
Partner

Background

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
  • – contentious custody litigation
  • – relocation
  • – protecting grandparents’ rights, including custody issues involving grandchildren
  • – complex Protection from Abuse cases, in which adult children have committed cruel and violent acts against elderly parents
  • – Hague cases involving international abduction and retention of children by their parents

Education

  • Villanova School of Law (J.D. 1998)
  • Virginia Tech (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1995)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section

Awards & Honors

  • Named a Distinguished Advocate by the Support Center for Child Advocates (2018)
  • Recipient of the Pro Bono Publico Award for the Court of Common Pleas – Trial Division – Dependency (2016)
  • Recipient of the Volunteer Award from Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy (2009)
  • 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 (2018)
  • Board of Directors, Hearts and Hands Preschool, Glen Mills, PA

Practice areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation

Languages

  • Spanish

Contact

Judy McIntire Springer, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.0100
215.790.0509 (fax)
jspringer@astorweiss.com

Katherine R. Sookhoo
Associate

Kate currently serves as the Atlantic Regional Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and she is a BYU Law Alumni Board member. In law school, Kate clerked for the Fourth Judicial District in Provo, Utah, as well as the Immigration Court of the Department of Justice in Philadelphia. Kate also participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Team and taught a graduate level course in mediation at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

Kate’s practice encompasses family law and domestic relations, including:

  • Sophisticated and complex divorce and support cases
  • Adoptions
  • Annulments
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Contentious custody litigation
  • Relocation cases
  • Hague cases involving international abduction and retention of children by their parents

Education

  • Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University (J.D. 2002)
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • Atlantic Regional Chair, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • BYU Law Alumni Board

Awards & Honors

  • Selected as an “Unsung Hero” by The Legal Intelligencer for her pro bono work in 2010
  • Selected to the Pro Bono Roll of Honor by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania on October 27, 2011

Practice areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation

Contact

Katherine R. Sookhoo, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.790.9843
215.400.2218 (fax)
ksookhoo@astorweiss.com