Jamie M. Jamison

Jamie M. Jamison

Attorney
Location:
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-348-2605
Fax:
215-348-5247
Email:

Jamie Jamison is a dedicated, compassionate, and knowledgeable advocate to clients experiencing the challenges of divorce, separation, custody, and support. Ms. Jamison practices exclusively in the area of family law, providing strategic and pragmatic representation to achieve the best outcome possible for her clients. Ms. Jamison focuses her family law practice on helping her clients evaluate their rights and options and navigate the complex issues - emotional, financial, and lifestyle - inherent in family law cases. Ms. Jamison handles all phases of the negotiation and litigation of domestic relations cases, including divorce, equitable distribution, custody, child support, spousal support/alimony, and protection from abuse.

Ms. Jamison received her Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Villanova University and her Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law. She is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Bar, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. Jamison is an active member of the Family Law Sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Montgomery Bar Association, and the Bucks County Bar Association. She is also an active member of the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court and serves on the Executive Board. Ms. Jamison is a continuing legal education speaker on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    J.D. – 2005
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    B.A. cum laude – 2002
    Major: Sociology
    Minors: Political Science and Criminal Justice
    Concentration: Ethics

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association – Family Law Section (2007 – 2019)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Family Law Section – Membership Committee (2019 – Present); Programming Committee (2019 – 2020)
  • Montgomery Bar Association – Family Law Section
  • Bucks County Bar Association – Family Law Section and Women Lawyers Division
  • Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court – Member (2014 – Present); Executive Board, Treasurer (2021 – Present); Executive Board, Secretary (2020 – 2021); Executive Board, Membership Director (2019 – 2020); Executive Board, Programming Co-Director (2017 – 2019)

Civic Associations

  • Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) – Development Committee (2019 – Present); Young Professional Advisory Board (2018 – 2019)
  • Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Pro Bono Legal Services – Volunteer Attorney (2016 – Present)

Honors and Awards

  • The Frederick Cohen, Esquire Award of Excellence, Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, 2015 – "Custody – Therapist Privilege in High Conflict Custody Cases"
  • The Third Annual Women Authors in the Humanities Award, Villanova University, 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • Course Planner, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Summer Meeting, July 2020 – "Mistakes, Mishaps, and Malpractice: Ethical Anecdotes and Cautionary Tales for the Modern Family Lawyer"
  • Course Planner, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting, January 2020 – "Pleadings Practice: Common Pitfalls and Effective Strategies to Solve Them"
  • Course Planner, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting, January 2020 – "Order in the Court: Balancing Civility and Zealous Advocacy"
  • Presenter, Indian Creek Foundation, October 2018 – "Custody Laws in Pennsylvania and Custody Procedures in Bucks County and Montgomery County"
  • Presenter and Author, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Winter Meeting, January 2018 – "Equitable Distribution Case Law Updates"
  • Course Planner, Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section, December 2017 – "10th Annual Toby L. Dickman Seminar: The Intersection Between Mental Health and Family Law"
  • Presenter, Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, November 2016 – "Ethics Potpourri – From the Child Interview and Social Media to Courtroom Decorum and Beyond"
  • Presenter, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Family Law Institute, April 2016 – "Custody Procedures; Preparing a Custody Case and Identifying the Factors; Trying a Custody Case and Hitting the Factors"
  • Moderator, Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section, November 2015 – "To Deviate or Not to Deviate: Mandatory and Discretionary Factors to Consider When Presenting Your Support Matter"
  • Presenter, Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, October 2015 – "Pennsylvania Appellate Practice"
  • Presenter, Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, April 2015 – "Custody – Therapist Privilege in High Conflict Custody Cases"

Publications

  • Family Law Blog Post, May 2019 – "School Choice and Custody"
  • Family Law Case Note, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Spring 2019 – Courtney v. Courtney – "Superior Court of Pennsylvania Overturns Trial Court Award of Counsel Fees in Connection with Protection from Abuse Petition"
  • Family Law Blog Post, August 2018 – "Tips for Avoiding Back to School Custody Issues"
  • Family Law Blog Post, August 2017 – "School Buses and Custody: Know Your Rights"