The law firm of Frankel & Kershenbaum is dedicated to serving the legal needs of children and families in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Based in Delaware County, PA., Frankel & Kershenbaum is the law firm of choice for:
Our lawyers provide skilled, thoughtful representation. They combine the sophistication found in a large law firm with the personal attention and outstanding service that are the hallmarks of a traditional law office. The attorneys of Frankel & Kershenbaum are powerful and trusted allies for children and their families.
Frankel & Kershenbaum provides legal counseling and representation in special needs education law and other matters to families and children throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The firm was founded by Emmy® Award-winning former weatherman, news anchor and investigative reporter Dave Frankel
and former elementary school teacher Josh Kershenbaum
. These outstanding attorneys began their legal careers with a large Philadelphia law firm before joining forces as determined advocates for children, including children with special needs. They bring a singular combination of passion, intellect and experience to their comprehensive education and child-focused practice.
Attorneys Michael D. Raffaele
, Jason Fortenberry
and John Bogan
are each of counsel to the firm. Our attorneys work closely with the firm’s Education Consultant/Advocate Maria Vetter
, as well as the firm’s Certified School Psychologist Amber Killeen
, the Office Manager Heather Howe
and our office administrators Denise Braud and Josie Karasavas. The Frankel & Kershenbaum team provides full-service counseling and representation to secure special education services for their clients, including federal and state litigation, due process hearings, administrative appeals, IEP meetings and development, settlement negotiations, discipline matters and bullying and harassment. Michael
, who was formerly an attorney with the Federal Defender’s Office in Philadelphia, and John
also focus their practice on Juvenile Justice, Criminal Defense and School Discipline
Frankel & Kershenbaum also serves clients who need help with Catastrophic Injuries Involving Children
, Children’s Civil Rights
and Higher Education Student Rights
To learn more about your child’s rights or for assistance with a legal matter of another nature, contact
Frankel & Kershenbaum today.