News, Contributions & Accomplishments

 

Quoted

Author Lisa Rabasca Roepe quoted Linda in her article: 6 Money Myths About Marrying After 50.

February 2017

 

Honorary Chair

Linda is named Honorary Chair of the 2017 Saint Rose of Lima Gala to be held in Springfield, PA in April 2017.  Linda serves on the Advisory Board of St. Rose of Lima Catholic School, An Independence Mission School.  The school is located in West Philadelphia.

January 2017

 

Volunteer

Linda volunteered as a Juror/Scorer for the Montgomery County High School Mock Trial Competition at the Montgomery County Courthouse, organized by the Young Lawyers Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association.

January 2017

 

Quoted

Writer Sheiresa Ngo quoted Linda in an article on Cheatsheet.com titled "The Best DIvorce Advice I've Ever Received."

April 2016

 

Volunteer Judge

Linda volunteered to serve as a judge for the American Bar Association Law Student Division 2015-2016 National Appellate Advocacy Competition held at the United States District Court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

February 2016

 

Quoted

Linda offered insight to author Lisa Rabasca Roepe for a www.dailyworth.com piece: "9 Myths About Marriage and Money - Debunked."

February 2016

 

Quoted

Author Nancy Mann Jackson quoted Linda in a piece titled, "Everything You Need to Know About Divorce Mediation" on February 8, 2016, published on www.dailyworth.com.

February 2016 

 

Quoted

Cameron Huddleston (@CHLebedinsky), an award-winning personal finance journalist, quoted Linda in her article: How to negotiate a traffic ticket in the Law Vegas Review-Journal.

January 2016

 

Award Winner

Linda received The Marie Tierney Award from the Philadelphia United Republican Club.

December 2015 

 

Speaker

Linda presented on an Election Law panel regarding Election issues in Philadelphia and greater Pennsyvlania.

August 2015

 

Quoted

Linda was quoted in an article in the Money section of U.S. News & World report titled How to Split Parenting Expenses With Your Ex.

July 2015

 

Opinionated

Linda contributes an article concerning voter integrity to the LNP, the Lancaster County, PA newspaper.

April 2015

 

Quoted

Linda was quoted in an article: What Engaged Couples Should Talk About Before Saying "I Do."

April 2015

 

Moderator

Linda moderated a discussion for the Philadelphia Federalist Society: Marriage at the U.S. Supreme Court - Round II: A Debate between Ryan T. Anderson, PhD. and Molly Tack-Hooper, Esquire on February 2, 2015 held at Dilworth Paxson in Philadelphia.

February 2015 

 

Daily Advice

Each weekday this month (January 2015), we are featuring Operation Organization on our blog.  Because getting ready for a separation and divorce can be intimidating and paperwork intensive, we have broken the tasks down into managable, easy steps.  Do one step each day and you will not be so overwhelmed.  See Day 1, here, and then check back every day for the next installment.

January 2015

 

Volunteering

Linda and her rescue dog, Thatcher (a small, friendly mutt), began volunteering as a therapy team at Inglis House, a specialty nursing care facility providing long-term residential care for adults with physical disabilities.

June 2014

 

Quoted

Linda is quoted in an article on CreditCards.com:  Divorced Woman still cleaning up ex's financial mess.

April 2014 

 

Roundtable

The American Bar Association invited Linda to participate in a Roundtable discussion as part of the Standing Committee on Election Law held at the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia, PA.

February 2014

 

On the Radio

Linda appeared as a guest on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY in Philadelphia.

January 2014

 

Quoted

The website, EHOW, quotes Linda in the article: How to Find a Dead Beat Dad.

October 2013 

 

Quoted

The Legal Intelligencer, Philadelphia's Legal newspaper and the Oldest Law Journal in the United States, quoted Linda in the article: "New Family Courthouse Could Transform Practice of Law" also reported on the NBC 10 Philadelphia website.

September 2013

 

Speaker

Linda spoke at a symposium in Chicago, IL entitled "Legal Issues in Non-traditional Elections Including Judicial Elections and Referendum."

August 2013

 

Hosted

Linda hosted a special event featuring The Honorable Sandra Schultz Newman, former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice, for a discussion titled: Judges: Should We Elect or Appoint?

 May 2013


Served

Linda served on the Gala Auction Committee for St. Rose of Lima School in West Philadelphia.

 May 2013


Moderated

Linda moderated a panel on Healthcare and the Constitution at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

April 2013

 

Quoted

Linda is quoted in US Weekly regarding the child custody litigation issues faced by movie star Halle Berry.

December 2012

 

In the News

Linda is featured on 6ABC news in Philadelphia, forbes.com, drudgereport.com. foxnews.com and a variety of other news outlets (radio, television & newspaper) concerning her election law work.

November 2012

 

Nominated & Confirmed

Governor Tom Corbett nominated Linda to a position on the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.  The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination on October 15, 2012.  Linda is honored to serve the Commonwealth.

October 2012

 

Joined

Linda joins the Thomas S. Forkin Family Law American Inn of Court in Camden, NJ.  The American Inns of Court foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills.

September 2012

 

Quoted

Linda is quoted in an article on bankrate.com regarding joint credit card debt.

August 2012

 

Opinionated

Linda publishes an editorial in the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer on election law issues.

August 2012

 

Opinionated

Linda explains the lack of a Pennsylvania alimony formula in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

June 2012

 

Quoted

Linda interviewed and quoted in an article titled: Martin Lawrence, Usher Hammer Out Joint Custody Agreements.

May 2012

 

Host

Linda co-hosted a book signing at The Union League of Philadelphia featuring Washington Post Reporter Del Quentin Wilbur, author of Rawhide Down. 

April 2012

 

Presenter

Linda, along with a panel of lawyers and judges, co-presented at a meeting of the Doris Jonas Freed Inn of Court on the subject of Trial Notebook Preparation.

April 2012

 

Radio Appearance

Linda appeared on Philadelphia's WHYY's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and Pittsburgh's Essential Public Radio to discuss election law issues.

March 2012

 

Television Appearance

Linda was interviewed by 6ABC's Vernon Odom about election law issues.

March 2012

 

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December 2011

 

Accomplished 

Elizabeth completed the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, November 20, 2011.  Way to go Elizabeth! 

November 2011

 

 

Published

The Pennsylvania Young Lawyers Division of the Pennsylvania Bar Association published an article by Elizabeth on the front page of the Summer/Fall 2001 edition: Avoid the 'Smile and Nod:' Making Legal Terms of Art More Accessible to Your Clients.

September 2011

 

Quoted

A July 21, 2011 article titled "How to Work With Someone After A Romantic Breakup," on Forbes.com (an update to a previous article on the same subject), quotes Linda.

July 2011

 

Presenter

Linda presented, along with a team of Family Law lawyers and a Philadelphia judge, on the topic of "Immigration Issues for Family Lawyers" at the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, covering issues such as U.S. non-citizen status, the Hague convention and child support issues for non-citizen familes.

April 2011

 

Lecturer

Linda spoke at Career Day at Cardinal O'Hara High School in Springfield, PA to high school students and their parents about careers in law and the process for applying to law school and becoming a lawyer.

 February 2011

 

Presenter

Elizabeth, with a talented cast of Philadelphia lawyers, presented on the complez issue of Grandparents' Custodial RIghts at the February meeting of the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court.  The skit, (where Elizabeth played the grandmother!), outlined the statutory requiremetns under the new custody law in Pennsylvania.

February 2011

 

Lecturer

Linda presented for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program on Financial Fraud: Tracing Assets- Following the Money Trail in Philadelphia and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

December 2010 

 

Interview

Linda is interviewed for an article by Karen Spaeder on ehow.com: How to Find a Dead Beat Dad .

November 2010

 

Interview

Linda is quoted in the article: Doing the Money on Midlife Divorce by Susan Kuchinskas.

September 2010

 

Advisory Board Member

Linda begins her second year as a member of the Advisory Council of Saint Rose of Lima School in Philadelphia, PA, through  BLOCS,

September 2010

 

Interview

Linda is interviewed for an article published on the AOL website in their Jobs section.  Linda is quoted regarding her divorce practice and how she uses the presence of her dog in the office to create a calming environment. 

 August 2010

 


Interview

Linda is interviewed for an article and quoted on forbes.com: How to Work With Someone After a Romantic Breakup , by Helen Coster.  

July 2010


Interview 

Linda is interviewed for a front page article in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Divorce, Facebook Style detailing the dangers that social networking and other online communications can bring to a relationship. 

July 2010

 

Announcement

Elizabeth Bokermann, Esquire joins the firm.

June 2010

 

Lecturer

Linda is speaking to high school students regarding choosing a college and a career as an attorney at Cardinal O'Hara High School , Springfield, PA.

February 2010

 

Interview

Linda is interviewed on bizymoms.com about her career and practice.

July 2009

 


Advisory Board Member

Linda is pleased to announce that, through BLOCS,  she is a member of the Advisory Council of Saint Rose of Lima School in Philadelphia, PA.

June 2009

 

 

Columnist

Linda becomes the Divorce Support Examiner for the Philadelphia division of examiner.com, an online brand for local information and events. Examiner.com is a division of the Clarity Media Group, owned by the Anschutz Company, one of the largest media companies in the country.  Visit Linda's examiner.com page and read her columns here .

April 2009  

 

Lecturer

Linda served as a speaker at Career Day at Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield, Pennsylvania.

February 2009 

 


Newspaper Article

Linda files a lawsuit involving election issues: Kraft and Dickinson vs. Department of State and is mentioned several times in the national media .

October 2008


Newspaper Interview

 Linda interviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding election issues.

September 5, 2008

 

Radio Appearance

Court Radio, 107.9 WRND-FM,  discussing family law matters on a special Father's Day show with host, Richard Harris, Esquire.

June 15, 2008

 
Lecturer

Child Support and Child Custody in Pennsylvania, Institute for Paralegal Education, Divorce 101 for Paralegals, Harrisburg, PA.

April 16, 2008

  

Author

Explanatory Comments to Revised Rule 1910.19(F) Prevent Arrears to be Remitted During Obligor's Incarceration, Case Note, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Volume 29, Issue No. 4

December 2007

 

Radio Appearance

Court Radio, 107.9 WRND-FM, discussing Child Support issues with host, Richard Harris, Esquire.

November 25, 2007


Radio Appearance

Court Radio, 107.9 WRND-FM, discussing Family Law issues with host, Richard Harris, Esquire.

September 23, 2007

 

Speaker

Roundtable on Custody, Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Assocation

Winter Meeting, January 2007

 

Author

Should a Mortgage Offset Be Included Beyond Divorce? The Legal Intelligencer; Julie A. Auerbach and Linda A. Kerns

March 1, 2005

 

Author

Counsel Fees in Divorce: Should They Be More Liberally Granted? The Legal Intelligencer;  Julie A. Auerbach and Linda A. Kerns

March 3, 2004

 

Author

Ethical Obligation When Interviewing a Child in a Custody Case. The Legal Intelligencer; Julie A. Auerbach and Linda A. Kerns

December 1, 2003

 

 

Moot Court Volunteer Judge

Temple University Beasley School of Law

2005 and 2006

 

Mentor

Women's Law Caucus, Temple University Beasley School of Law

2005 and 2006

 

Speaker

Law Day, Beaver Middle School, Philadelphia, PA

Spring 2005


Award

Service Award, Internal Revenue Service

April 15, 2004

 

Speaker

Law Day, St. Peter and Paul, West Chester, PA

Spring 2004

 

 

Award

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Award

2003

 

Speaker

Case Law Updates, Family Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Summer Meeting, July 2002


Award

William J. Kilbridge Award for Excellence in Federal Taxation and Clinical Studies

1998

 

Award

CALI Award for Appellate Advocacy

1998

 

 

Linda's Professional Affiliations

 

Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court, Philadelphia, PA

Doris Jonas Freed Family Law Inn of Court, Montgomery County, PA

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association

Montgomery County Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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