Susan M Gibson

Cooley & Handy, PLLC
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • District of Columbia, Illinois, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Susan M. Gibson is an experienced family law attorney and litigator with almost ten years of litigation experience. Susan focuses her practice in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, child support, equitable distribution, alimony, and spousal support. Susan has extensive experience litigating family law matters throughout the Philadelphia five-county area and she currently focuses her practice in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Susan uses her years of experience to zealously advocate for her clients, seeking settlement whenever possible, but always prepared to litigate any matter if settlement is not possible.

Susan strives to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with her clients in order to provide her clients with a clear roadmap of where their case is and where it is going. Susan believes in empowering her clients with the knowledge they need to regain a sense of control over their lives and their future. Susan firmly believes in working with her clients to educate them about their legal options so that they can make well-informed decisions about the course of their case, knowing and understanding how those decisions will impact their lives. Susan works diligently to help her clients gain a sense of control and security about their future as they navigate this very challenging time in their lives.

Prior to joining Cooley & Handy, Susan worked for a nationally renowned large law firm based in Philadelphia, where she gained invaluable expertise in complex financial matters impacting child support, spousal support, alimony, and property division. Susan has extensive experience representing business owners and upper level business executives with complex income situations and property ownership, including business ownership.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Additional Practice Areas
  • Custody
  • Child support
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Equitable Distribution
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Illinois
Pennsylvania
3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Cooley & Handy, PLLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Antheil Maslow MacMinn, LLP
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Associate Attorney
Fox Rothschild
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Associate Attorney
Sattin & Ronca
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Education
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (2008)
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Activities: The Council of Professional Conduct, Honor Board, Chair Trial Advocacy Mock Trial Team The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Public Policy
Marymount University
M.A. (2004) | Forensic Psychology
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Loyola University Chicago
B.S. (2003) | Psychology; Minor Psychology of Crime and Justice
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Honors: cum laude
Professional Associations
Bucks County Bar Association
Current
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 210187
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Compilation of PA Statutes and Cases for Special Needs Children
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Speaking Engagements
Protecting Older Victims: Help Stop Elder Abuse!, Philadelphia, PA
Unleash the Power of Age: Grandparents' Custody Rights in Pennslyvania, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia VIP Custody Training Course 2013, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
Philadelphia VIP Custody Training Course 2014, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cooley & Handy, PLLC
Social Media
Contact & Map
100 S. Main Street
100 S. Main Street
Suite 201
Doylestown, PA 18901
USA
Telephone: (215) 345-8000
Fax: (215) 345-8600