Emily Vener-Giszter, Esquire, practices family law in Delaware County, PA, and in the surrounding Philadelphia region, with a specialization in mediation. Emily provides all aspects of family law including divorce mediation, custody mediation, support, grandparent rights, same sex partnerships, name changes and cohabitation agreements, and more. As a trained and licensed Psychotherapist, Ms. Vener’s goal is to diligently meet her client’s needs in the most supportive and least adversarial way possible. She seeks to limit the negative and painful aftermath of divorce and to protect children and families professionally and with compassion.
As a trained neutral Divorce and Custody Mediator, Ms. Vener can help families settle disputes. Family law issues that can be resolved through mediation include child custody, co-parenting, equitable distribution and support. Most often, mediation will save time and money. Mediation is confidential. Unlike litigation, mediation preserves the dignity of the family. Most importantly, family law mediation allows families increased control over their future and helps to protect children from the harmful consequences of parental conflict.
Ms. Vener is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law (JD, 2010), University of Oregon (MS, 1985) and Cornell University (BS, 1983) She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is member of the Philadelphia Bar and Delaware County Bars, Family Law and Alternative Dispute Sections. In addition, Ms. Vener is a Licensed Professional Counselor (PA) and Certified Addictions Counselor, Diplomate. She continues to practice psychotherapy part-time.