Elizabeth Billies

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Dischell, Bartle & Dooley, PC
1800 Penbrook Parkway
Suite 200
Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 362-2474
www.dischellbartle.com


Liz practices all areas of family law, including but not limited to, preparing pre- and post-nuptial agreements, obtaining no-fault and fault divorces, as well as litigation and settling equitable distribution, custody and support cases.

Her clients value her collaborative and cost-effective approach to the representation of all of her clients. Liz strives to resolve all matters expeditiously and efficiently while maintaining a high level of compassion and attention to detail.

Prior to working at Dischell Bartle Dooley, Liz clerked for the Honorable Susan Devlin Scott, President Judge of Bucks County Court of Common Pleas and Administrative Judge of the Family Court. During her tenure, Liz learned many skills that have become essential to her representation of the best interests of her clients.

Areas of Practice

Family Law
Divorce
Support
Child Custody

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, 2005
New Jersey, 2005
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of New Jersey

Education

Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania - J.D. - 2005
Law Review: Law Review, Staff Writer
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin - B.A., Political Science - 2002
Honors: Ivanhoe Commandery Merit Scholarship

Published Works

"A provision mandating a monetary payment for requesting modification of a custody agreement is found not to be against public policy in Huss v. Weaver", Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2015
"A petition to intervene in a custody action is found to be a collateral order appealable under PA.R.A.P. 313in K.C AND V.C V. L.A.", Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2016
"Voluntary Resignation from Employment Does Not Justify Reduction of Alimony Paid Pursuant to Post-Nuptial Agreement: Williams v. Williams", Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2008
"Supreme Court Finds that Reasonableness Must be Implied When Determining an Award of Contractual Counsel Fees", Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2010
Montgomery County Family Law Practice Manual , PBI, 2010 and 2012
"Superior Court Finds that Order Severely Restricting Father's Custodial Rights Did not Affect His Support Obligation in Kimock v. Jones, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, 2012

Seminars/Speaking Engagements

Family Law Institute 2013, Support Cases You Should Know, PBI, April 22, 2013
Family Law Institute 2011, Hot Topics in Business Valuation, PBI, April 13, 2011
Support Case Law Updates, PBI/PBA Family Law Section, January 20, 2013
Equitable Distribution Case Law Updates, PBI/PBA Family Law Section, January 18, 2011
Social Media and Divorce , Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, October 10, 2010
QDROs: How/When Do I Get My Money?, Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, November 11, 2011
Co-Chair of Toby Lynn Dickman Family Law Seminar 2012, Montgomery County Bar Association, December 3, 2012

Honors and Awards

Clinical Legal Education Association - Clinical Student of the Year, 2005 - Present
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award, 2014 - 2016
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top Ten Under 40, 2015 - 2016
Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine (a distinction received by only 2.5% of the total lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania), 2010 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2011 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association - Family Law Section, Member, 2008 - Present
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, Member, 2009 - Present
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, Treasurer, 2016

Past Employment Positions

Honorable Susan Devlin Scott of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas, Law Clerk

Fraternities/Sororities

Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society
Alpha Phi Fraternity