Top-Rated Family Law Attorneys

Our Award Winning Legal Team Makes Your Family Our Priority

Divorce, adoption, even writing a will… family law issues can be both emotional and contentious. You need an attorney who will recognize the urgency of your situation and provide top-notch legal services in a professional, yet compassionate environment. Our firm has been recognized as one of the top family law firms in the Philadelphia area.  Thomas Petrelli, Jr. and his team have received both national and local recognition. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Super LawyersSuper Lawyers: Super Lawyers is a nationally-recognized peer rating service of attorneys. Lawyers in more than 70 practice areas are nominated for this recognition by their peers. Only the top five percent of attorneys in each state are chosen for this honor.  Thomas Petrelli, Jr. was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2015 and 2016. He was also named among Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars each year from 2011 to 2014.  To be eligible for Rising Stars Super Lawyers, an attorney must meet the Super Lawyer standards for achievement and professionalism and be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. Pennsylvania

Inc. 5000: Inc. magazine named Petrelli Previtera Schimmel #2703 on its 2019 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies since 1982. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses. The firm joined the ranks of Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and other past honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Family Law Award

Martindale-Hubbell’s Gold Client Champion 2017 Award Recipient: Thomas Petrelli, Jr. was awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s Gold Client Champion Award for client satisfaction in the legal industry. Fewer than 1% of attorneys have achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s newest award. This award showcases the firm’s approach and commitment to the best in client service.

The Nationa Trial Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40:  Thomas Petrelli, Jr. was named to the “National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40” list published by the American Society of Legal Advocates in both 2014 and 2015. Each year, the top 100 trial lawyers from each state are given the opportunity to nominate young, up-and-coming lawyers to the Top 40 Under 40. Inclusion in the Top 40 Under 40 is based on an attorney’s reputation among his peers, his rankings, and his ratings, as well as his achievements, settlements, and verdicts.

AVVO RatingAvvo Superb Rating: An attorney’s Avvo rating is based on his experience, professional achievements, disciplinary history, client reviews, and peer recognition. Tom Petrelli, Jr. has received Avvo’s highest possible rating of 10/10 superb based on over 30 references both from his peers and from past clients.

Arrive Magazine Top 50 Lawyers in Northeast: Arrive Magazine provides information for business travelers in the Northeastern U.S. Tom Petrelli, Jr. was recognized as in Arrive Magazine’s 2011 list of the Top 50 Lawyers in Northeast. Petrelli Previtera Schimmel was one of only 20 divorce firms given this recognition.

Suburban LifeSuburbanLife Awesome Attorneys: SuburbanLife is a series of monthly magazines written for residents of the suburban Philadelphia area. The magazine is best known for its features such as Top Towns, Best Doctors and Awesome Attorneys, which are based on the votes of hundreds of local readers. Thomas Petrelli, Jr. was named to Legal Eagles: Suburban Life’s 2013 Awesome Attorneys in the December 2013 issue of SuburbanLife and has been on the list every year since 2010.

top100lawyersThe National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers: The National Advocates is a professional organization comprised of America’s top attorneys who represent individuals and families in the American legal system. This group of attorneys are chosen exclusively by invitation. The National Advocates selects attorneys like Thomas Patrelli, Jr., based on their superior qualifications and leadership.

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel is ranked 60th on the 2016 Law Firm 500 Award Honoree list. Law Firm 500 Award
The 2016 Law Firm 500 Award Honorees list showcases the top one-hundred fastest growing law firms in America. The published list recognizes law firms that have achieved significant growth in revenues and demonstrate innovation, operational excellence, and a commitment to client service. Each nominee was evaluated by an outside accounting firm, and subjected to an identical review process.


Family Law Attorneys for Every Stage of Your Life

When life brings changes, Petrelli Previtera Schimmel is here for you and your family. Whether you are adopting a child, going through divorce, or planning the future, we can help you find legal solutions to your problems. To learn more, call Petrelli Previtera Schimmel at 215-523-6900. We look forward to helping you.