Karen Ann Ulmer

Top rated family law attorney in Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C.
Karen Ann Ulmer
Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C.

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 1996

Education: Widener University – Delaware Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023

Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C.

174 Middletown Blvd.
Suite 300
Langhorne, PA 19047 Visit website


The founding partner of Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C., in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, Karen Ann Ulmer is a relentless and compassionate family law attorney serving the Philadelphia metro area. She has over 25 years of experience litigating and mediating a wide range of matters such as divorce, child custody and parenting time, spousal maintenance, adoptions and marital agreements.

Ms. Ulmer's empathy, understanding and drive to assist families through difficult legal situations stem from her personal divorce experience. She stands by her clients’ sides from the time they are considering taking legal action until their case is resolved. She prides herself on her repeat business and the relationship that she has with her clients who are the focus of her work.

First admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1996, Ms. Ulmer has also appeared in the state courts of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to family law, she deals with situations involving the division of stock options, retirement funds and other assets; local and worldwide relocation; closely held companies; professional practices and real estate.

Majoring in psychology, Ms. Ulmer completed her Bachelor of Science degree. at Duke University in 1991. During her time there, she was part of the Catholic Student Union and Alpha Phi Omega. She served as the president of the Psychology Majors' Union and volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. In 1995, she received her Juris Doctor at Widener University Delaware Law School, where she was a representative of the Student Bar Association. She holds an L.L.M. in securities litigation from Georgetown University Law Center.

Recognized as an Awesome Attorney by Suburban Life Magazine, Ms. Ulmer was listed among the Top Attorneys list of Philadelphia Life magazine. Moreover, she is rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo in addition to receiving several five-star ratings on the platform. She is also Lead Counsel Verified.

Ms. Ulmer serves as a member of the board of the Bucks County Bar Association and the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition. She holds active memberships in the Montgomery County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. 

One to give back to her community, Ms. Ulmer functions as a vice president of The Peace Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, a nonprofit that strives for community peace and social justice. Furthermore, she is appointed to the Bucks County Women’s Commission and is the former president of YWCA Bucks County.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1996, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://ulmerlaw.com/attorneys-staff/karen-ulmer/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • MCAP - Montgomery County
  • Legal Aid Pro Bono PFA representation
  • VIP - Philadelphia
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • 40 Hour Family Law Certification in Mediation
  • 40 Hour Family Law Certification in Mediation
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter for the NBI for CLEs in the area of Family Law on Custody A to Z and on Divorce A to Z in 2011 and 2010 in Allentown, Philadelphia and Harrisburg.
Educational Background:
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LLM in Securities Regulations, 1996
  • Duke University, B.S. in Psychology awarded 1991, 1992
  • Widener University School of Law, 1995
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Bucks County Bar Association Former Young Lawyer Division Secretary, VP and President Former Co-chair of the Christmas in July for Tabor House Children, 1997
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 2022
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Industry Groups:
  • Law

Office location for Karen Ann Ulmer

174 Middletown Blvd.
Suite 300
Langhorne, PA 19047

Phone: 215-874-6994


1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023

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