Michael A. Raffaele

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Media, PA

Raffaele Puppio
 | 19 West Third Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 484-477-4532
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Michael A. Raffaele is the managing partner at Raffaele Puppio, located in Media, Pennsylvania. He handles family law cases in the Philadelphia area, and his work involves child support, alimony, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, settlement agreements and grandparent’s rights. Though he takes high net worth divorce cases, Mr. Raffaele is also familiar with those who have limited finances as he helps clients tackle their issues without litigation when possible in order to save money and time.

Not all practicing attorneys have the chance to become judges, but Mr. Raffaele was selected to serve as a judge pro tem when there was a backlog of family law cases in Delaware County. The President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County appointed him to this position. This is not the only recognition Mr. Raffaele’s commitment to family law matters has received: Mr. Raffaele has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his prowess in that practice area.

A native of Delaware County, Mr. Raffaele was the first recipient of the Eric D. Turner Award, an honor the Delaware County Bar Association bestowed upon him due to his dedication and integrity while elevating the practice of family law. Mr. Raffaele also has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

A current member of the Delaware County Bar Association, Mr. Raffaele previously served on that organization's board of directors and was the chairman of its Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. He is also an active participant in the American Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Raffaele received his Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1974.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Michael Raffaele

Admitted: 1974, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.raffaelepuppio.com/bio/michael-a-raffaele-esquire

Honors and Awards:

  • Named the Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Family Law in the Philadelphia, 2017
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2004 – Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® rated by LexisNexis
  • Eric D. Turner Award, Delaware County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Best Attorneys Pennsylvania
  • America’s Outstanding Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairman, Delaware County Bar Association’s Fee Dispute Committee
  • Board of Directors, Delaware County Bar Association
  • Delaware County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court

Educational Background:

  • Lehigh University, B.A., 1970
Office Location for Michael A. Raffaele

19 West Third Street
Media, PA 19063

Phone: 484-477-4532

 

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Last Updated: 3/22/2017

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