Kristen M. Rushing

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Media, PA

Sweeney & Neary, LLP
 | 200 North Jackson Street, Media, PA 19063
Phone: 484-443-3071
Fax: 610-892-7504
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008, 2010
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Sweeney & Neary, L.L.P., Kristen M. Rushing guides families in Media and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, through the difficult decisions surrounding issues such as divorce, child custody, property distribution, child support and spousal support. Her family law practice also addresses matters such as separation and prenuptial agreements, as well as protection from abuse and paternity disputes.

Known for her service both to clients and to her community, Ms. Rushing has been licensed to practice law since 2003. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Delaware County Bar Association, where she has held several leadership positions, including serving as the current president.

When she is not advocating for families, Ms. Rushing can be found providing pro bono services to people in need of legal help. She also launched a 5K charity run to benefit the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.

Ms. Rushing is frequently requested to speak to peers about matrimonial law issues. Neumann University and the Pennsylvania Bar Association have also featured her as a presenter in several continuing legal education courses.

Adept at anticipating clients’ needs and reaching their goals, Ms. Rushing has extensive experience in both negotiations and litigation. For her impressive work, she has earned the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Nicholas D. Vadino Jr. Memorial Award and the association’s Pro Bono Award.

In 1999, Ms. Rushing earned an undergraduate degree from the York College of Pennsylvania. She went on to graduate with a Juris Doctor in 2002 from Widener University Delaware Law School.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements


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Rising Stars: 2008, 2010

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About Kristen Rushing

Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

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  • Selected as "Rising Star" by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008 and 2010 
  • Received the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Pro Bono Award, 2010
  • Received the Nicholas D. Vadino, Jr. Memorial Award, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Delaware County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Co-Chairman, Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division for Zone 9
  • Member, Bench Bar Conference Committee
  • Member, Law Day Committee
  •  Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • President, Delaware County Bar Association, 2015
  • Past President, Delaware County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Section
  • Past Chairman, Delaware County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Council, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter of Continuing Legal Education courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section and Neumann College
  • Lecturer, Matrimonial Law, Delaware County Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • York College of Pennsylvania, 1999
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Office Location for Kristen M. Rushing

200 North Jackson Street
Media, PA 19063

Phone: 484-443-3071

Fax: 610-892-7504

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Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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