Kristine L. Calalang

Kristine L. Calalang

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

The Law Office of Kristine L. Calalang
 | 1221 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-320-7512
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kristine L. Calalang is the owner of The Law Office of Kristine L. Calalang and has been practicing family law in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties since 2004.  Ms. Calalang obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey (also completing a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry) and her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law (VLS).

Ms. Calalang is active in the Philadelphia Bar Association, serving as the Chair of the Family Law Section (FLS) Diversity Committee and a Co-Chair of the FLS Custody Committee. She also serves on the FLS Executive Board and the Villanova Minority Alumni Society Leadership Board and was on the Young Lawyer Editorial Board of The Legal Intelligencer. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (APABA-PA) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Ms. Calalang has given numerous presentations through her involvement with the Philadelphia Bar Association, APABA-PA and VLS. In addition, Ms. Calalang was named as a Rising Star in Super Lawyer: Rising Stars Editions 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014. She was also named as a Lawyer on the Fast Track for 2008 by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly and has been placed on the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's Pro Bono Rolls of Honor for exemplary pro bono work each year from 2006 – 2010.

About Kristine Calalang

Admitted 2004, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: www.klc-legal.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of an award commending oustanding young attorneys in Pennsylvania, Lawyer on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly , 2008
  • Placed on the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's Pro Bono Rolls of Honor for exemplary pro bono work each year from 2006 – 2010.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Board
  • Co-Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section Custody Commitee
  • Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section Diversity Committee
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Board Member, Villanova Law Minority Alumni Society Leadership Board
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (APABA-PA)
  • Board Member, Young Lawyer Editorial Board of The Legal Intelligencer
  • Member, Nicholas A. Cipriani Family American Inn of Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Performed pro bono work in family law cases for Philadelphia VIP
  • Served as Child Advocate in pro bono cases through the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author of article entitled "Declaration of Independence" published in the Spring 2013 newsletter for the Solo & Small Firm Practice Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section February 4, 2013 Meeting ("Child Custody Update: Noteworthy Pennsylvania Cases from 2011 & 2012")
  • Writer for Nolo's affiliate DivorceNet.com
  • Course Planner and Faculty for "Looking at Our Clients, Looking at Ourselves: Best Practice Tips to Improve Cultural Awareness for Philadelphia Attorneys," a CLE program presented at the Philadelphia Bar Association on November 30, 2012
  • Presenter at Villanova University School of Law November 11, 2010 Family Law Careers Panel
  • Presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section March 1, 2010 Meeting ("A Year in Review: Custody Cases of 2009")
  • Presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section March 1, 2010 Meeting ("A Year in Review: Custody Cases of 2009")
  • Presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section January 5, 2009 Meeting ("A Year in Review: Custody Cases of 2008")
  • Presenter at the November 15, 2008 event sponsored by Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania entitled "The Law and You"
  • Presenter at the Villanova University School of Law November 1, 2007 program entitled "Why Diversity Matters: A Conversation With Young Associates of Color"
  • Presenter at the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section January 8, 2007 Meeting ("The Hottest Custody Issues of 2006: Surrogacy, Relocation, Same-Sex Parents, PFA’s and more...")
  • Contributions to board editorials published in the Young Lawyer supplement to The Legal Intelligencer as member of Young Lawyer Editorial Board from 2005-2012
  • Student Research Contributions for Theater Law: Cases and Materials, edited by Robert M. Jarvis et al., Carolina Academic Press (2004)
Office Location for Kristine L. Calalang

1221 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

 

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Last Updated: 10/29/2014

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