150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

David N. Hofstein

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Hofstein Weiner & Meyer, P.C.

Contact Information

Suite 2650
1600 Market Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Work (215) 561-1100
Fax (215) 561-5777

Practice State



David N. Hofstein is the founding shareholder and President of the Philadelphia based domestic relations firm of Hofstein, Weiner & Meyer, P.C. He is a pioneer in modern family law, having begun his practice in domestic relations contemporaneously with the creation of the Pennsylvania Divorce Code in 1980. He continues to negotiate and litigate the most complex custody and divorce cases, utilizing his over thirty years of handling such cases.


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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  • Berks, Pennsylvania
  • Bucks, Pennsylvania
  • Centre, Pennsylvania
  • Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Delaware, Pennsylvania
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Lehigh, Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Haverford College, B.A., 1973 and former President of the Alumni Association; New York University, J.D., 1976, Root Tilden Scholar.

Legal Organizations

Adjunct Lecturer in Law Temple Univ. School of Law 1991- 2009, teaching advanced courses on Custody, Economics of Divorce and Professional Responsibility; PA Bar Institute Board of Directors, 1994-2000, 2005-2008; American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Co-Chair Program Committee, 1997-2001, 2007-2008; Co-Chair, Ethics Committee and Custody Committee; Member, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Domestic Relations Rules Committee, 2004-2009; Member Task Force on Domestic Relations of the Pennsylvania Legislature's Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee; Pennyslvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member Executive Committee, 1989-92 and 1993-96; Philadelphia Bar Association - Family Law Section Chair, 1986.


AAML National Fellow of the Year for 2013; Best Lawyers' 2013 Philadelphia Family Laywer of the Year ; Recipient of 2009 First Judicial District (Philadelphia) Pro Bono Public Award for contribution to pro bono legal services; Recipient of Chair's Award for 2007 - 2008 awarded by the American Bar Assn. Family Law Section; Recipient of Fidelity Award - 1994 by the Philadelphia Bar Assn.for public interest work; Best Lawyers of America; Pensylvania Super Lawyers 2004-2014.

CLE Presentations

PA Bar Institute Course Planner and speaker in numerous programs including Tax Issues for Family Lawyers, Fundamentals of Family Law, Ethics for the Family Law Practioner, and Evidence in Family Law.


Co-Editor Pennsylvania Custody Law and Practice published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute; Co-Author, "West's Pennsylvania Forms for Pennsylvania"; Co-Author, Journal of AAML, "Equitable Distribution in Large Marital Estate Cases", Vol. 17, No. 2, 2001 and "Update to Equitable Distribution in Large Marital Estate Cases", Vol. 21, No. 2 , 2008; Numerous Family Law Related Articles in Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer, the ABA Family Law Section's  Advocate and Family Law Quarterly,Fair Share, the Pennsylvania Law Quarterly, and the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.

AAML National

Chair, National CLE Committee,2002-03 and 2012-2013; President-Elect AAML Foundation 2011-; Co-Chair, Representation of Children Committee, 2007; Past Co-Chair - Special Concerns of Children Committee.

AAML Chapter

President, PA. Chapter, 2012-2013.

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