Helen Casale is an advocate for her clients, often taking on the most complicated cases in domestic relations law. She concentrates her practice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child support, custody, spousal support, asset protection, complex property division, date of separation issues, protection from abuse matters, and more.
She is also known as an expert in issues that same sex couples face including legal dissolution of civil unions, second parent adoption, custody, and support issues.
Helen is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Her commitment to diversity was recognized by Governor Edward G. Rendell in 2005, when she was appointed to serve on the Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness, of which she is currently Vice-Chair. She has successfully argued in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey appellate courts on issues regarding custody, equitable distribution, and alimony. She frequently writes and speaks on a range of family law topics and is a member of a number of family law committees including the Nicholas A. Cipriani American Inn of Court, the Camden County Bar Association, the Montgomery Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Bar Associations.
Helen has earned repeated recognition by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of Pennsylvania’s top Family Law attorneys, and has been listed among the top 50 female attorneys in Pennsylvania every year since 2011. She has received the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award and was named a Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly.
Helen is a 1994 graduate of Rutgers School of Law – Camden and received a BA in communications from Lynchburg College. Prior to her law firm experience, Helen was a law clerk for the Honorable Martin A. Herman, Superior Court of New Jersey in the Family Division.