Leora Cohen Schiff

Leora Cohen Schiff

Leora Cohen Schiff

Associate

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LSchiff@JernerLaw.com

Leora Cohen Schiff is an associate with Jerner Law Group, P.C. Prior to joining Jerner Law Group, P.C., Leora worked as a family law attorney in the Philadelphia offices of a large national law firm. Leora’s practice is focused on family law and assisted reproduction law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She handles a wide range of matters both in and out of the courtroom including divorce, support, custody, equitable distribution, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, egg/sperm donor contracts, and gestational carrier agreements.

Leora uses her experience to provide clients with practical and creative solutions. She is constantly interacting with her clients to ensure that they feel educated, empowered, and confident in their decisions. Most importantly, Leora is a fierce advocate for her clients.  

Leora earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2016 and her undergraduate degree in political science from Rutgers University in 2011. During law school, she was a volunteer student attorney with the Georgetown Law Domestic Violence Clinic. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Guy P. Ryan, J.S.C., Family Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. 

Practice Areas:

Assisted Reproductive Technology Law, Divorce and Dissolution, Child Custody and Support, Pre-Marital Legal Planning, Domestic Violence and Protection from Abuse

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, with High Honors in political science, Rutgers University

Publications:

“Uterine Transplants: Legal Perspectives on Reproductive Technology.” Legal Intelligencer, July 7, 2018.

PA Superior Court Thorough Analysis of PFA Expungements and Summary “Expungement Continuum,” Graham v. Flippen, 179 A.3d 85 (Pa. Super. 2018), Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, June 5, 2018.

Grandmother's Contempt Reversed Since No UCCJEA Jurisdiction, V.C. v. L.P., 179 A.3d 95 (Pa. Super. 2018), Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, June 4, 2018.

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