Rebecca is a partner with Jerner & Palmer, P.C. whose practice is devoted to family law. Rebecca treats each client with sensitivity and compassion while fiercely advocating for their interests at the negotiating table and in the courtroom. Rebecca takes pride in finding practical and efficient solutions to complex problems.
Divorce and Dissolution, Child Custody and Support, Pre-Marital Legal Planning, Domestic Violence and Protection From Abuse, Mediation
- New Jersey
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
- Juris Doctor cum laude, American University, Washington College of Law
- Master of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University
- Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University
Honors and Affiliations
Rebecca is an experienced family law practitioner who frequently educates attorneys, judges and community members on family law issues affecting the LGBT community and has presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Judicial Education Program, Equality Forum, the Family Matters Conference of Philadelphia Family Pride and other community organizations. Rebecca is a founding member of the National LGBT Bar Association’s Family Law Institute, an organization that allows experienced LGBT family law practitioners to discuss cutting-edge legal strategies for representing members of the LGBT community. She is the former co-chair of the LGBT Rights Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and has been nationally recognized as one of the “Top 40 LGBT Attorneys Under 40” by the National LGBT Bar Association. Rebecca currently serves on the Editorial Board of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine and is an active member of the Nicholas Cipriani American Inn of Court.
Representing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Clients in Pennsylvania, Third Edition, author of the chapter, “Real Estate Issues,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2016.
“Dissolution Dilemma: Alimony Issues for Same-Sex Couples,” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, No. 282, page 62 June 2013.