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Joanne Kleiner

Attorney Joanne Kleiner

Joanne Kleiner


Delaware County Montgomery County Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Bucks County Chester County Legal (ADR) Alternative Dispute Resolution ADR - Mediator Lawyer- Divorce and Family Law


For more than 35 years, Joanne Kleiner has been helping individuals with family or divorce law issues. Men and women throughout southwestern Pennsylvania, including Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia Counties, seek out our services. Family and divorce cases can require you to make some very difficult and important decisions. Those decisions can substantially impact your life, as well as the lives of any children involved. In order to make informed decisions, you need to fully understand your options and the benefits and consequences of those options. You need accurate information and sound advice based on experience.

Areas of Practice:

  • Alimony
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Custody Mediation

Certification / Specialties:

  • Recipient, Mediation Certification, Montgomery County Mediation Center
  • Recipient, Mediation Certification, Good Sheperd Mediation program

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1978


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1978
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Past President, Collaborative Professionals of Southeastern PA
  • Commencing 1/2023:  Chair of Montgomery Bar Association Collaborative Law Committee
  • One of the founders of Lawyers With Heart, a group of attorneys dedicated to keeping people out of court
  • Certified custody mediator for Montgomery County Courts
  • Member – Pennsylvania Bar Association Collaborative Law Committee
  • Member, Doris Jonas Freed Inn of Court
  • Member, Civility in the Profession Committee, PA Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, Montgomery County Bar Association


  • Chair of the Abington Township Human Relations Commission
  • Speaker and Member of Second Saturday – A divorce workshop for women

Publications/Continuing Legal Education

  • PA Law Quarterly April, 2019:  Mediation in Pennsylvania
  • January, 2023:  faculty and course planner for CLE entitled “Our Clients Hate Each Other But We Don’t Have To” presented by the Civility in the Profession Committee and Family Law Committee of the PA Bar Association
  • May, 2023:  faculty and course planner for Collaborative Law Training, presented by the PA Bar Association


  • French

Keeping you focused on the big picture and the issues that matter most…
 Law Office of Joanne E. Kleiner.


The Amicable Divorce process offers an efficient, streamlined, and civilized alternative to traditional litigation, centered on a structured, problem-solving approach.


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