Cozen O’Connor family law attorney Jennifer Brandt made several recent television appearances to discuss current family law issues and events. She appeared on CN8 The Comcast Network’s Art Fennel Reports to discuss the case of an Ohio father who was jailed after his 19-year-old daughter failed her GED exam, with the judge ordering that the father was accountable for the school the daughter missed when she was 17. Brandt then appeared on national network TruTV, formerly Court TV, on the show Open Court with Lisa Bloom, where she discussed the McGreevey divorce case. She also appeared on CNN Headline News’ Prime News to discuss the recent Texas Appeals Court ruling in which the court determined that the State of Texas had erred in removing children from the Yearning for Zion polygamist ranch during a highly-publicized raid last month.
Brandt practices from the firm's Philadelphia and Cherry Hill offices, where she concentrates in family law litigation, focusing on divorce, custody and support matters at both the trial court and appellate levels. She also assists clients in adoptions and in family matters concerning incapacitated persons.
Brandt serves as a family law expert on numerous media programs, including KYW Newsradio; WPVI, WCAU and KYW television in Philadelphia; CN8 The Comcast Network; CNN; MSNBC and Fox News. She has been quoted in Main Line Today magazine and The National Law Journal. She has also served as a course instructor at Haverford Township Adult School and at Main Line School Night for Adult Learners.
Brandt was named as one of American Lawyer Media's 2004 "Lawyers on the Fast Track" and served as a judge for the 2005 "Lawyers on the Fast Track" competition. She was also named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Brandt is a member of the family law sections of the American, New Jersey State, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and Camden County bar associations. She is currently a member of the programming committee for the Pennsylvania Bar Association family law section. She is former chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s membership committee, a former member of its executive committee and previously served as editor of the family law section newsletter. She was a member of the Thomas J. Forkin American Inn of Court in Family Law.
A resident of Wynnewood, Pa., Brandt earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University (B.A., with highest honors, 1991) and her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1994), where she was senior editor of the Journal of International Business Law and an Arthur Littleton Fellowship Instructor in legal research and writing. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.