Alessandra Emini

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 665-4714

(215) 372-2371

Alessandra devotes her practice to educating and guiding her clients through the complexities of divorce, custody, support, and related family law issues in Pennsylvania.

Alessandra formerly worked as an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, handling patent, copyright, and trademark prosecution and litigation. While in law school, Alessandra was a summer associate at the firm in 2018. She also worked as a summer legal intern for Pfizer and a research assistant for Pennsylvania State Law.

Alessandra earned her bachelors of science in biology from Hood College. Alessandra earned her MBA from Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business, where she was selected as a key business consultant to lead the design of novel legal solutions for the U.S. government and select private entities. She graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania State University School of Law, earning her induction into the Woolsack Society, and actively involved herself in the Intellectual Property Clinic and was a published associate editor of Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation.

 

Publications

Third Parties Can Have Child Custody Rights Too In Pennsylvania [Family Law Focus Blog]

March 24, 2021

In Pennsylvania, a parent of a minor child may file an action for physical and/or legal custody of the child. In certain circumstances, this right is also extended to grandparents and third parties who stand in loco parentis to the child. Therefore, though it is presumed the parent has a right to...

Never Again – How Kayden’s Law Seeks to Protect Pennsylvania’s Children From Abuse [Family Law Focus Blog]

December 09, 2020

"Dogs have more rights than children." These are the powerful, haunting words spoken by the aunt of Kayden Mancuso, a 7-year old child who was brutally bludgeoned to death by her Father, Jeffery Mancuso, on August 6, 2018, only a few short months after her Father was awarded partial,...

Practice Areas

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2019
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.B.A., 2019
  • Hood College, B.A., 2015
  • Pennsylvania