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Michael A. Shechtman
Founding member Michael A. Shechtman was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1976, after receiving his law degree the same year from Villanova University School Of Law. He has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and The United States Supreme Court.

He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations and has served as an arbitrator and mediator in Federal Court as well as in Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. His practice focuses on domestic relations, estate matters and estate planning, business law, and real estate.

Michael's over 35 years of experience practicing law gives him the perspective, confidence and knowledge that will protect your interests and provide counsel to you in even the most stressful of times.

A community activist, Michael Shechtman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Melrose Park Neighbors Association, the Cheltenham School District Foundation and Alumni Association, the Aldersgate Social Services Agency and is active in the Jewish Relief Agency. Michael is married to artist and writer Roberta Lee. A lifelong resident of Eastern Montgomery County, Michael has two children of whom he is very proud: a daughter who is a graduate of the University of Miami, and a son who graduated from Haverford College and received a law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. Both are currently employed in Philadelphia. In his spare time, Michael enjoys following Philadelphia sports and admits to being a crossword puzzle addict. He also loves playing tennis and taking his three rescue dogs for long walks.

Whatever it is that impels you to seek the assistance of an attorney, it is Michael's goal to offer you the representation and counsel that will best further your interests.

Contact Michael at 215-885-7500 or via email at

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