Elissa C. Goldberg concentrates her legal practice in the area of family law, mediation and collaborative law in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. She has handled thousands of cases involving equitable distribution (property division), custody, child support, spousal support/alimony pendente lite, and alimony.
She began her legal practice in Doylestown, Pennsylvania in 1995 after traveling extensively throughout Eastern Europe as an international adoption attorney. The work in international adoption was both rewarding and fulfilling as she was able to unite prospective adoptive families with orphans in Romania, Russia and Moldova.
Elissa attended Franklin and Marshall College, where she graduated cum laude in 1991, and Temple University School of Law, where she graduated with honors in 1994. Elissa is a board member of the Bucks County Collaborative Law Group and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (Family Law section), Bucks County Bar Association, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Elissa taught legal issues and mediation techniques while an adjunct professor at the PJA School in Upper Darby, PA and she also taught inner-city high school students various means to settle disputes without violence.