Jeff Williams Susan Smith Lynelle Gleason
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Williams, the firm’s founder and managing partner, has appeared annually in the publication since 2008. He concentrates his practice on domestic relations, primarily handling complex divorce, high-income alimony/spousal support, complex child support, and high-conflict child custody cases. He is the immediate pasts president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, whose membership is limited to 100 attorneys nationally. He has been selected by his peers as one of the “Ten Leaders of Greater Philadelphia for Matrimonial & Divorce Law" since 2004.
Recognized since 2018, Smith concentrates her practice on family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, alimony, equitable distribution of marital property, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, business valuation issues and asset investigation issues impacting high net worth clients. She is both a keen legal tactician and a stalwart courtroom advocate; her trial experience has earned her a reputation as force to be reckoned with in family courts in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Gleason, who makes her debut in this issue of Best Lawyers, handles a variety of family law matters, including divorce, child support, alimony, spousal support, equitable distribution and child custody. She is also experienced in estate law, such as the drafting of wills and trusts, and the administration of estates. She is a member of the Attorney Psychologist Group, a select group of child custody evaluators and domestic relations attorneys that focuses on best practices regarding important child custody issues such as the use of a psychologist and therapist during the family law process.
Williams Family Law is a premier family law firm that provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, cohabitation, grandparents’ custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation issues and related legal matters. The family law attorneys also provide guidance and representation in alternative dispute resolution forums, handling mediation, arbitration and custody dispute resolution. The practice at Williams Family Law centers on four core principles: experienced guidance, compassionate advice, powerful advocacy and knowledge of the local courts and counsel. The firm prides itself on leadership within the profession and a strong record of success. To learn more, visit www.bucksfamilylawyers.com.