Megan   Smith
Principal

Contact

Phone: 267.338.1378
Fax: 267.338.1335
Mailing: 1801 Market Street ,
Suite 2300 , Philadelphia , PA   19103
Linkedin: Megan Smith

New Jersey

One Greentree Centre
10000 Lincoln Drive East
Suite 201
Marlton, New Jersey 08053

PRACTICE FOCUS

Megan E. Smith devotes her practice to matrimonial, divorce, and family law, and is a trained collaborative lawyer and divorce mediator. She works with clients in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including the developing area of LGBT law as it relates to children and families. Her practice is concentrated in divorce, dissolution of civil unions, termination of domestic partnerships, custody, parenting time, child support, alimony, equitable distribution and pre-nuptial planning as well as related post-judgment issues, such as emancipation, support enforcement, and implementation of settlement agreements.

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

In 2008-2015, Ms. Smith has been a co-chair and speaker at the New Jersey Association for Justice annual convention in Atlantic City. Ms. Smith was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2016 and a Super Lawyer 2017-2018. She was also recognized as an Awesome Attorney in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 by South Jersey Magazine.

PREVIOUS WORK

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Ms. Smith was a law clerk to the Honorable Jeanne T. Covert, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, New Jersey. Ms. Smith also served as a judicial extern for the Chester County Court of Common Pleas in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where she assisted the Masters Unit under the supervision of the Honorable Katherine B.L. Platt.

 

AWARDS

*Megan Smith was selected to the Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., Penn State University, 2002
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Activities

  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Family Law Executive Committee Member, Salem County Liason and GLBT Rights Section Member
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Burlington County Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • Thomas Forkin Inn of Court
  • Independence Business Alliance - Board Member, Co-chair Membership Committee
  • The Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court
  • Villanova University School of Law Alumni Association
  • Penn State University Alumni Association

Posts

"Divorce in New Jersey – Child Support"

Child support is primarily dependent upon the levels of the parents’ income. In those cases in which the parents’ combined…

"Divorce in New Jersey: Custody"

There are cases in which one of the parents has abandoned their parental responsibilities, suffers from addictions, suffers from a…

"Divorce in New Jersey – Pretrial Motions and Applications"

Only one to two percent of all divorces go to trial and will ultimately be decided by a Judge. The…

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