Cynthia Weiss Stein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Blue Bell, PA

Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, P.C.
790 Penllyn Pike, Suite 303
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Phone: 215-542-2105
Fax: 267-492-0060
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Partner at Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, P.C., Cynthia Weiss Stein represents clients in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding Philadelphia metropolitan region. Her practice is focused on the following areas: divorce, separation, equitable distribution and property, alimony, spousal support, child support, child custody and visitation, relocation, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, post-divorce issues, high asset divorce, business valuation in divorce, retirement benefits in divorce, third party and grandparent custody and visitation, abuse and restraining orders, and alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Stein attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1985. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, she graduated in 1988 with her Juris Doctor. She is admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, before the following courts: the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

U.S. World & News Report named Ms. Stein as one of the Best Lawyers in the Field of Family Law, and Main Line Today Magazine named her a Top Family Lawyer. The Times Herald also named her One of the Best Family Law Attorneys in Montgomery County, and she has an Avvo “Superb” rating.

She is a member of the Collaborative Law Professionals of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Montgomery Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Stein is certified in Family Mediation by The Montgomery County Mediation Center and in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice by The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Cynthia Weiss Stein

Admitted: 1988, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://shemtoblaw.com/attorneys/cynthia-stein/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Laurel House, Former Board Member
  • Golden Slipper Club and Charities, Former Board Member
  • Ramah Day Camp Committee, Former Chair
  • Camp Ramah in the Poconos, Former Board Member
  • Mitzvah Circle Foundation, Secretary, Board Member, 2020
  • Golden Slipper Camp, Vice President, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Collaborative Law Professionals of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Women in the Law Committee, Former Chair
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Young Lawyers Doctor/Lawyer Project, Former Chair
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Drug Education Awareness Committee, Former Chair
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Law Day Committee, Former Chair
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Law Reporter Committee, Former Chair
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, Distribution and Alimony Committee, Chair, 2012
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, Custody Committee, Chair, 2013
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Commission for Women in the Law, Former Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Current Member
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1988
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1989
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Women in Law Committee, Member, 2020
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • Montgomery Bar Association Diversity Summer 1L Writing Mentor, 2020
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Collaborative Law Committee, Member, 2020
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Diversity Committee, Member, 2020
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2020

Honors/Awards

  • , Avvo Rating of “10 – Superb”
  • , The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania
  • , “BV Distinguished®” rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • , Named a “Top Family Lawyer” in Main Line Today Magazine
  • , Named “One of the Best” Family Law Attorneys in Montgomery County by The Times Herald
  • , Named to Best Lawyers® in the field of Family Law, published in U.S. News & World Report

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Second Saturday Workshops, providing general legal information about divorce
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E., providing legal and general inspiration to school-age children to be drug-free
  • Equitable Distribution Masters’ Forum, 2012
  • “Divorce Preparedness Plan,” Montgomery County Women’s Journal, April/May 2018
  • “Kropf v. Kropf, Venue and Forum Non-Convenience in Divorce,” Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2011

Educational Background

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A. in English, 1985
  • Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1981

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Family Mediation, Montgomery County Mediation Center, 1999
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2020
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Office Location for Cynthia Weiss Stein

790 Penllyn Pike
Suite 303
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Phone: 215-542-2105

Fax: 267-492-0060

Last Updated: 5/20/2021

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