Jennifer Brandt

Jennifer A. Brandt, of Cozen O’Connor’s Family Law practice, has represented a wide variety of clients in hundreds of family law cases throughout her career. Jennifer is a regular legal commentator on national and local television outlets such as CNN, Fox New Network, HLN, MSNBC, Fox29, ABC News, NBC and CBS and frequently writes and contributes to articles in numerous publications, including the Huffington Post, Fox, The PhiIly Post,,, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal, the National Law Journal, and Main Line Today magazine.

Recent Articles

What is “Birdnesting” in Legalese?

When family and matrimonial lawyers talk about Birdnesting or Nesting, they are not discussing anything related to our flying feathered friends. Rather, the concept of Birdnesting or Nesting in the context of a child custody matter is where the minor children stay in the family home while the parents take turns going in and out…Read More

The Importance of Mentorship for Lawyers

A law school education teaches different aspects of the law and how to think like a lawyer. What it doesn’t teach is how to practice law or the business of being a lawyer. That’s why it’s critical for newly minted lawyers and those in their early years of practice to have mentors from whom they…Read More

Battling Burnout in 2022

It’s been a long hard road; so much has changed since March 2020 when Covid upended our world. Life changed. Our profession changed. We all wonder if things will ever be the same again. While most of us have adapted to a new normal — working remotely (at least some of the time), virtual hearings,…Read More

How to Put Prospects at Ease

When a legal issue arises, no one wants to wait for answers. A prospective client reaches out to a lawyer seeking an immediate response. While a quick answer may not resolve the problem, it does provide a sense of comfort and relief and gives the client faith that the lawyer is going to give the…Read More

How to Stay Professional on Social Media

Having a social media presence is more important than ever, especially for those of us working from home who want to maintain a sense of interaction with the outside world.  Social media allows us to have a broad reach across our connections, both business and personal, making it possible to use it for entertainment and…Read More

4 Ways to Stay In Touch This Year

Working from home does not mean that you need to refrain from networking. In fact, these days when we are not seeing colleagues, adversaries, and clients as regularly, it can feel as if the old adage, “out of sight, out of mind” actually applies. And while we may no longer be able to schedule lunch…Read More

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