Jennifer J. Riley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Blue Bell, PA

Law Offices of Jennifer J. Riley
 | 585 W Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
Phone: 215-283-5080
Fax: 484-762-6163
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

As the founder and Managing Attorney of the Law Offices of Jennifer J. Riley, Jennifer and the Associate Attorneys at the firm represent clients in all areas of Family Law in the greater Philadelphia area, including Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County and Bucks County. Attorney Riley's practice is focused on matters related to divorce, including complex divorce litigation, as well as custody, relocation, support, and the negotiating and drafting of marital agreements such as premarital and postnuptial agreements.  Jennifer also represents grandparents in custody matters and prepares estate planning documents, including Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Healthcare Directives. 

Super Lawyers has identified her as a Rising Star for nine consecutive years. A talented writer, she is co-author of Custody Law & Practice in Pennsylvania, Drafting Property Settlement Agreements in Pennsylvania, and a contributor to the American Bar Association’s Family Advocate magazine with “High Tech Cures for the Low Budget Case”.  Prior to becoming an attorney, she also co-authored Freedom Stories: Interviews with Vietnamese Who Escaped to America.  In addition, Attorney Riley has lectured for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, including the Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements seminar and the Family Law Institute, and was a Presenter for Thomson Reuters, “Using Social Media and the Internet to Enhance the Low Budget Case”.

Ms. Riley is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she focused her studies on Trial Advocacy.  She was a member of the acclaimed National Trial Team.  She was awarded several honors, including awards for Outstanding Oral Advocacy and the Victor A. Jaczun Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.  She earned her Masters degree in World History at Villanova University and was awarded several national academic awards.   

Attorney Riley is committed to the local community.  She provides free community classes on divorce and custody where she helps residents explore their legal rights and obligations related to family law matters.  She offers free consultations for the Women’s Resource Center and has volunteered as a Mock Trial coach for local high schools. For almost a decade, she has been involved with the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project and has been a fundraiser and event planner for the Alzheimer’s Association. 

 
Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills

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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020

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About Jennifer Riley

Admitted: 2010, Pennsylvania

Honors/Awards:

  • Pennsylvania’s “Rising Stars”, Philadelphia Magazine, 2012-2019
  • Awesome Attorney, Suburban Life Magazine, 2012
  • Victor A. Jaczun Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Finalist, National Ethics Trial Competition in Sacramento, California
  • Outstanding Oral Advocacy
  • Member of the Acclaimed National Trial Team, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair, Mentoring Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Team Organizer, Alzheimer’s Association, Memory Walk, 2012-2014
  • Team Organizer, American Liver Foundation, Liver Walk 2011
  • Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project, 2011 – Present
  • Coach, Souderton Area High School mock trial team
  • Coach Mount Saint Joseph Academy’s High School Mock Trial Team, 2009 – 2010
  • Volunteer, American Bar Association’s Military Pro Bono Project
  • Women’s Resource Center in Montgomery County and Chester County

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Drafting Property Settlement Agreements in Pennsylvania
  • Co-Author, Custody Law and Practice in Pennsylvania, PBI Press, 2013
  • Co-Author, Freedom Stories: Interviews with Vietnamese Who Escaped to America

Educational Background:

  • M.A. - World History; Villanova University, 2001
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Office Location for Jennifer J. Riley

585 W Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

Phone: 215-283-5080

Fax: 484-762-6163

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Last Updated: 3/26/2020

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