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1835 Market Street - Suite 1400
Philadelphia
PA 19103
215.569.2397 phone215.568.6603 faxhlafferty@klehr.com
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Helen Marie Haney Lafferty

Associate | Family Law | Litigation

Biography

Helen Marie Haney Lafferty has over 30 years of experience handling family law matters in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Her area of practice includes divorce, child support, child custody, equitable distribution, and prenuptial agreements.

Ms. Lafferty was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law where she was a Quarterfinalist in the Moot Court Competition and a Law Review member.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy, magna cum laude, from Villanova University.

Ms. Lafferty is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Credentials

Education

Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (1984)

Villanova University, B.S., magna cum laude (1981)


Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


Memberships

Member,  American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Pennsylvania Chapter (1991-present)

Member,  Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section (1984-1995, 2010-Present)

Member,  Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section (1984-1995, 2010-present)

Member,  New Jersey Bar Association (1984-1995, 2010-present)

Member,  Pennsylvania Bar Association Review & Certifying Board (2014-Present)

Volunteer,  Philadelphia VIP and Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP)

Chairperson,  Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section (1991)

Member,  Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Program Committee (1992-1993)

Member of Council,  Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section (1992-1995)

Course Planner,  Pennsylvania Bar Institute Family Law Updates (1991)

Lecturer and Author,  Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Lecturer and Author,  Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent

Instructor in Family Law,  Philadelphia Paralegal Institute (1991)

Member,  Education Advisory Council for the Diocese of Trenton (2007-2010)

Member,  Holy Cross High School Accreditation Committee, Delran, New Jersey (2012)