Andrew D. Taylor led a session that consisted of mock oral arguments before Pennsylvania Superior Court Judges on family law appellate issues
Held on Saturday, Jan. 19 in Pittsburgh, the session entitled “Lawyers Never Lose Their Appeal” featured four attorneys who conducted mock oral debates before a panel of three Pennsylvania Superior Court Judges. The judges provided feedback on the arguments and tips for effective oral advocacy. Other sessions addressed family law mental trauma, the challenges of witness examination, tips on avoiding client disasters, and more.
Taylor has practiced family law exclusively for over 15 years. He is experienced in all aspects of Pennsylvania family law, including equitable distribution, alimony, child support, child custody and abuse matters. He regularly argues appeals before the Pennsylvania Superior Court involving complex family law issues, and has argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Active in the Montgomery County legal community, Taylor is a frequent speaker and writer who has served as a course planner for the Montgomery Bar Association’s annual Toby L. Dickman Seminar and other bar association events.
Taylor has been named among The Best Lawyers in America for several years and has received the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Pennsylvania “10 Best” Client Satisfaction Award. In addition, he was named a “Rising Star” by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, a rating program by Thomson Reuters, from 2008 through 2018.
Taylor graduated magna cum laude from Mansfield University in 2000 and earned his law degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law in 2003. He joined Shemtob Draganosky Taylor in 2014 and became a named partner of the firm in January 2019.
About Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, P.C.: The divorce and family law attorneys of Shemtob Draganosky Taylor, P.C. concentrate exclusively on representing clients facing divorce and related family law issues. From its office in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, the firm provides high quality legal counsel to clients throughout Montgomery County and the Main Line, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Philadelphia. The firm’s representation spans all types of family law issues, from high-asset divorce and complex property division to child custody disputes. The attorneys also assist with non-divorce related family law issues, such as grandparents’ rights and same-sex couples’ rights.