Catherine Marie Cardozo Esq.

Catherine Marie Cardozo Esq.

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Abington, Pennsylvania
Phone:
(610) 298-1081
(866) 779-6227
Fax:
215-572-1700
Email:

Cathy M. Cardozo is an attorney with Collaborative Family Law Affiliates. She has also conducted mediations in divorce and custody, as well as acting as a coach during mediation training sessions. She does volunteer mediation with Good Shepherd Mediation Center.

Ms. Cardozo is a graduate of Temple University, BSW 1988, The Philadelphia Institute for Paralegals 1991 and Temple University School of Law, JD 2002. She was on staff and associate editor on the Temple Journal of International and Comparative Law. During law school she worked as an intern through a clinical program at Family Court of Philadelphia for Temple Legal Aid. Prior to and during law school she had worked as a litigation paralegal. Before entering the legal field, she was a social worker with Philadelphia County MH/MR and a counselor with local womens' agencies.

Memberships include the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Montgomery Bar Association, and the Doris Jonas Freed Inn of Court.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law
  • Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Wills
  • Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Legal Intern, Temple Legal Aid Office, Family Law Division, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2002

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta (Roberts Chapter) - Clerk
    • Law Journal: International and Comparative Law Journal, Associate Editor, 1999 - 2001
  • The Philadelphia Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Paralegal Certificate - 1991
    • Honors: Overall G.P.A. 3.71
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Bachelor of Social Work - 1988

Published Works

  • PA Family Lawyer, Casenote, Summer, 2006

Classes/Seminars

  • "Divorce and Custody Mediation", Cozen & O'Connor LLP, 2005
  • "Child Support and Custody", Women Against Abuse, 2002
  • General Practice Program, The Institute for Paralegal Training, 1991

Honors and Awards

  • W.W. Smith Scholarship, 1984 - 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2003 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2003 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2004 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2004 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Mediation Committee, 2005 - Present
  • Collaborative Family Law Affiliates, Attorney, 2004 - Present
  • Good Shepherd Mediation Center, Volunteer Divorce/Custody Mediator, 2003 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Maribeth Blessing, Attorney, 2005 - 2007
  • Bennett & Associates, Attorney, 2004 - 2005
  • Abrahams, Loewenstein & Bushman, Attorney, 2002 - 2004
  • Marshall, Dennehey, Summer, Associate/Law Clerk, 2001 - 2002
  • White and Williams, Paralegal, 1999 - 2001
  • Rawle & Henderson, Paralegal, 1996 - 1999
  • German, Gallagher & Murtagh, Paralegal, 1991 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Mediation, Good Shepherd Mediation Center

Ancillary Businesses

  • Certified Personal Trainer

Languages

  • English