PHILADELPHIA – October 6, 2020 — Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Jennifer Brandt, chair of the firm’s Family Law Practice, has been appointed as the ABA Family Law Section Liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism for the 2020 year. The Standing Committee on Professionalism’s mandate is to preserve and promote within the entire legal community principles of professionalism, including integrity, civility, competence, fairness, independence, courage, respect for the legal system, recognizing the importance of diversity and equity in promoting a just society, and a devotion to public service. To accomplish these goals, the committee develops policy relevant to professionalism; provides assistance to state and local bar associations, law schools, the judiciary, and the legal community in their efforts to improve lawyer professionalism and competence; and engages in outreach and presents professionalism programming.
Jennifer has significant experience representing parties in divorce, custody, and support/alimony matters throughout both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She assists parties with paternity issues, adoptions, and matters concerning assisted reproduction technology. She also negotiates prenuptial, post-nuptial, and cohabitation agreements and mediates and arbitrates family law cases. A recognized legal analyst by the media, Jennifer appears regularly on national and local television and radio. She also lectures regularly and plans courses for attorneys and other professionals on the topic of family law for organizations such as the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New Jersey ICLE.