Regina Tuchinsky

Meet Regina Tuchinsky, Family Law Attorney

As a devoted family law attorney, Regina Tuchinsky focuses her practice primarily on divorce and family legal matters. Speaking fluently in Russian and proficiently in Spanish, Regina extends her knowledge and advocacy to a large client base.

Prior to joining Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, Regina worked as a child advocate attorney at the Defender Association of Philadelphia’s Child Advocacy Unit. In this role, she managed a caseload of nearly 200 children who were subject to court proceedings as a result of abuse, neglect, truancy, and/or delinquency. In dependency proceedings, she litigated in both the best interest of those children and represented their wishes, by acting in the dual role of advocate and Guardian ad Litem.

Regina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree, magna cum laude, from George Washington University. She earned her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she co-founded the university’s Family Law Society and served as its treasurer. She received Temple’s Law Faculty Scholarship as well as the Morris H. Goldman Scholarship in Law and the Barrister’s Award for Trial Advocacy.

While in law school, Regina worked as an intern and extern for two Philadelphia law offices, and she also served as a Judicial Intern for The Honorable Ann M. Butchart in the Philadelphia Courtof Common Pleas, First Judicial District, Family Division.

Regina is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Russian Speaking Divorce and Family Lawyer

Attorneys who speak Russian fluently are few and far between in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Having Regina as an advocate is a great benefit to clients who primarily speak Russian. They can freely communicate with her about their complex legal matters without the added difficulty of a language barrier. Petrelli Previtera Schimmel welcomes all members of Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, and other Russian-speaking communities to contact Regina for assistance with their divorce and family-related legal matters.


  • Juris Doctor, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration: International Business, George Washington University School of Business


  • Law Faculty Scholarship, Temple University
  • Morris H. Goldman Scholarship in Law, Temple University
  • Barrister’s Award for Trial Advocacy, Temple University

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

What Clients Say About Us

This firm is very good. They gave me good advice and so far I’ll still have custody of my grandchildren and with his help I shall maintain that custody. Superior.- A Family Law Client, Philadelphia, PA
Petrelli Previtera Schimmel worked with me on case and he was great. His staff and lawyers are so friendly and helpful. You can tell they cared by how quickly they returned my calls. Even if Mr. Petrelli was unavailable to assist me, his associate was there to answer my questions. I am very happy with their work and their rates are reasonable. If you need a family lawyer, these are the guys to go to.- A Pennsylvania Client, Delaware County, PA