Judy Hayman

Judy Hayman

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

jhayman@eastburngray.com

Phone: (215) 340-7530

Fax: (215) 345-0174

Web: www.eastburngray.com

Practice Areas

Family Law

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Biography

Judy Hayman joined the family law practice group at Eastburn and Gray in 2005. She is a resident of the firm’s Doylestown office and focuses her practice on all family law-related matters including: adoption, child custody, divorce, equitable distribution, pre-nuptial agreements, property settlement agreements, protection from abuse, and child support. She frequently represents clients in Family Court in Bucks, Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania. She regularly litigates matters related to divorce, custody and support on behalf of her clients.

Judy often works with clients who choose to resolve their conflicts by alternative dispute resolution. As an alternative to resolving issues in the courtroom, she is a trained Collaborative Divorce Attorney and Mediator. Through these alternative dispute resolution processes, she facilities solutions to family conflicts in a non-adversarial manner.

Memberships

A member of the Bucks County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Judy is affiliated with the Family Law sections of each association. She has provided attorney coaching for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division Mock Trial program.

Bar Admission

Judy is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Education

Judy attended Bucks County Community College and went on to receive her bachelor's degree in American Studies from the University of Delaware. She attended graduate school for American Studies at the College of William and Mary. Judy enjoyed a first career in non-profit management spent primarily in museums. While working in the museum field, she attended Temple University Beasley School of Law and served in the Temple Legal Aid Office providing pro bono representation for Philadelphia families with child custody and support issues. While in law school, Judy participated in Temple's Law Abroad Program in Athens, Greece and Penn State - Dickinson's Law School Summer Abroad Program, "Capitals of Europe" at The Hague, Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg and Vienna. She graduated from Temple Law School and achieved the award for achievement in Property Law.

Some of the collaborative law training that Judy has received includes:

  • Family Mediator Training with Good Shepherd Mediation, April – May, 2014.
  • Further Collaborative Family Law Training with Katherine Eisold Miller, Esquire, November 2012.
  • Advanced Collaborative Family Law Training with Suzanne Brunsting, Esquire, October 2012.
  • Basic Mediation Training with Good Shepherd Mediation Program, October 2012.
  • Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Family Law Training with Practical Collaborative Solutions, LLC, September 2012.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, 2008 and 2010.
  • Temple Law School, Award for Achievement in Property Law.

Volunteer and Community Work

Judy is a lifelong resident of Bucks County and is a member and ardent supporter of many non-profit organizations that preserve our region’s art, history and landscape and make our community rich. Some of her favorite organizations are the Bucks County Historical Society, Peace Valley Nature Center, the Churchville Nature Center and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Judy is an elected Board Member of the Board of Friends of the Churchville Nature Center.

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