Professionals For

Sarinia M. Feinman

Sarinia M. Feinman, Esquire
Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC

630 Freedom Business Center, Suite 215
King of Prussia, PA 19406

(610) 265-4441

(610) 265-1120
(Fax)

SFeinman@VetranoLaw.com
www.VetranoLaw.com

Prior Positions

Student attorney, Pennsylvania Family Law Civil Clinic at Widener University School of Law

Law clerk intern, The Honorable Barry C. Dozor, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, Family Law Division

After-school program coordinator, Jewish Community Center Kaiserman Branch, Wynnewood, Pa., 1993-2004

Teacher, Temple Sinai Hebrew School, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1998-2001


Professional Affiliations

Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 2014; Vice-Chair, 2013; Secretary, 2012; Treasurer, 2011

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Council Member, 2015-2017; 2010-2012 (each 3-year term)

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Programming Chair, 2013-2014

Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court (family court), 2005-present

  • Counselor (Immediate Past President), 2013-14
  • President, 2012-13
  • Membership Director, 2010-12
  • Programming Coordinator, 2009-10

Montgomery Bar Association, Long-Range Planning Committee, 2014-2016 (3-year term)

Montgomery Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 2011-2014 (4-year term)

Montgomery Bar Association, Director 2014; 2010-2012 (3-year term); and 2009

Pennsylvania High School Mock Trial Competition, Regional Director, 2010-2013

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, Zone 9 Chair, 2011-12

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bar Leadership Institute 2010-11

Montgomery Bar Association, Membership Committee, Co-Chair, 2010

Montgomery Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, 2005-present

  • Chair, 2009
  • Vice-Chair, 2008
  • Treasurer, 2007
  • Co-chair of events committee, 2006
  • Member of events committee, 2005

Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2004-present

  • Chair of Dickman Seminar/Practicum committee, 2008 and 2010
  • Member of Practicum committee, 2006 and 2007
  • Chair of Case Law Updates Committee, 2006, Co-chair, 2007
  • Member of Custody committee, 2007

Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP) attorney, representing children in both child custody and protection from abuse cases where allegations of abuse exist, 2008-present

Montgomery Bar Association, Legal-Aid/Pro-Bono Committee, Co-Chair, 2008

Montgomery Bar Association, Child Advocates Committee, Co-Chair, 2007

  • Trained as a Child Advocate (pro bono appointments by the Court), 2007

Collaborative Family Law Affiliates (trained in the Collaborative Law method), 2006-present

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2004-present

American Bar Association, 2001-04

Publications

Case Notes: In RE Estate of Paul J. Sauers, III, PBA Pennsylvania FAMILY Lawyer, October 2009

Family Law Templates, Pleadings, and Case Law, Chester County Bar Association, What You Should Have Learned in Law School But Didn’t, April 2008

Selected Cases to Illustrate Representing a Disabled Client with Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Issues, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Representing a Special Needs Client in Family Law Cases, December 2007 and July 2008

Case Notes: In RE D.K. & W.K., PBA Pennsylvania FAMILY Lawyer, October 2007

Equitable Distribution Case Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Equitable Distribution Update, December 2006

Practicum, Montgomery Bar Association, Ethical Tax Crimes?: A look at the effect of Ethics, Tax Law, and Criminal Law on the practice of family law, November 2006

Case Notes: Wang v. Feng, PBA Pennsylvania FAMILY Lawyer, summer 2006

Equitable Distribution Case Law Update, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, General Practitioner’s Update, June 2006

Law in the 50 States, American Bar Association Family Law Quarterly, Pennsylvania Reporter, winter 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008

Generation YL: County Bar Associations Want You, The Legal Intelligencer, September 2005 (quoted)

New QDRO Costs to be Factored in Divorce: Practice Pointer, PBA Pennsylvania FAMILY Lawyer, April 2005

Passport Nightmares Created By Support Arrearages: Removing Impediments Can Be An Impediment, Pennsylvania Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Practice Section News, winter 2005


Instruction

July 2014 Course Planner of all programs. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Summer Meeting. Cambridge, MD.

July 2014 Speaker and Course Planner. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Summer Meeting. Cambridge, MD. Plenary Session: Custody Mock Trial – Act I.

January 2014 Course Planner of all programs. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

January 2014 Speaker and Course Planner. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Winter Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Detecting Deception.

January 2013 Speaker and Author. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. Pittsburgh, PA. Equitable Distribution Case Law Updates.

October 2012 Speaker and Course Planner. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Pittsburgh, PA. The Second Season: Issues for Divorce over Fifty.

October 2012 Speaker. American Bar Association, Family Law Section. Philadelphia, PA. Plenary Session – Financial and Other Hot Tips from the Experts.

July 2012 Speaker. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. Hershey, PA. Case Law Updates.

November 2010 Speaker and Course Planner. Toby L. Dickman Family Law Seminar of the Montgomery Bar Association. Norristown, PA. HOT TIPS on What Family Law Practitioners Should Know in Other Areas of the Law, but Probably do Not – Are You Committing Malpractice?; AND A View from the “New” Family Court Bench.

December 2009 Speaker. Professionalism Now. Montgomery Bar Association in Norristown, PA. Opportunities for Professionalism in Family Law.

October 2008 Speaker and Course Planner. Toby L. Dickman Family Law Seminar of the Montgomery Bar Association. Norristown, PA. An A to Z on Business Valuations.

September 2008 Speaker. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Pittsburgh, PA. The Second Season: Issues for Divorce over Fifty.

July 2008 Speaker. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. Baltimore, MD. Representing a Special Needs Client in Family Law Cases.

April 2008 Speaker. Chester County Bar Association. West Chester, PA. What You Should Have Learned in Law School But Didn’t.

February 2008 Speaker and Course Planner. Mock Trials of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery Bar Association. Norristown, PA. An A to Z on Mock Trial Scoring and Criminal Issues.

December 2007 Speaker and Course Planner. Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA. Representing a Special Needs Client in Family Law Cases.

November 2007 Speaker and Course Planner. Practicum of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery Bar Association. Norristown, PA. Representing Clients Under a Disability: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues in Family Law Cases.

January 2006 Speaker. Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section. Pittsburgh, PA. Equitable Distribution Case Law Update.

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of New Jersey

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law 2004

University of Pittsburgh 2001

University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Seville, Spain, Study Abroad Program


Languages

Fluent in written and spoken Hebrew

Proficient in Spanish