Michelle Piscopo

Biography

Michelle Piscopo concentrates her practice in matrimonial law. She has handled numerous cases involving substantial marital estates and has experience with complex business valuation. Michelle has represented individuals in the negotiation and litigation of complex matrimonial matters, including:

  • Divorce
  • Equitable distribution
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Alimony
  • Adoption matters
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements

Michelle works closely with highly qualified forensic/evaluative accountants and other financial experts and appraisers in connection with the litigation and negotiation process.

Recent speaking engagements include:

  • Speaker, Pennsylvania Continuing Judicial Education, March 2021, The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Update and Beyond for Judges
  • Speaker, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Utah Chapter, December 2019, The 2017 Tax Act: How it Affects Your Practice and How You Practice
  • Speaker, ABA Family Law Section Fall 2018 CLE Conference, Ch-Ch-Changes! Family Law and the 2017 Tax Act
  • Speaker, ABA Family Law Section Webinar, April 2018, What Every Family Law Attorney Needs to Know About the 2017 Tax Act
  • Speaker, ABA Family Law Section Fall 2017 CLE Conference, Finding Hidden Gems in Tax Returns
  • Trainer, March 2017, Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, Custody - Providing Stability for Families
  • Speaker, ABA Family Law Section Fall 2016 CLE Conference, Due Diligence - Choosing the Right Expert

Outside the Firm

When not providing excellent service to her clients, Michelle enjoys Peloton, baking, and a variety of art projects.

Recognitions

  • 2011–2015, one of the top ten attorneys in matrimonial and divorce law under the age of 45 for the Greater Philadelphia area, listed by Ten Leaders
  • 2008, Blank Rome Pro Bono Hero Award
  • 2006, Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Nicholas J. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Activities
  • 2019–present, Member, Strategic Planning Committee, ABA Family Law Section
  • 2020–present, Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, ABA Family Law Section
  • 2017–2020, Chair, Taxation Committee, ABA Family Law Section
  • 2017–2020, Editorial Board Member, Family Law Advocate Magazine
  • 2013–2015, Treasurer, Nicholas Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court

Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Education

  • Widener University, BA
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD
  • Pennsylvania State University, PC