Jeannie E. Fridey - Attorney at Law
More than 20 Years of Experience in Family and Matrimonial Law
J eannie E. Fridey, Esquire graduated cum laude from Chestnut Hill College where she received her B.S. in Psychology. She studied Religion at the Reformed Episcopal Seminary, earning a Master’s degree and graduating magna cum laude in 1988. Jeannie was admitted into the University of Pennsylvania and earned a second Master’s degree specializing in Psychological Services. She completed her education at Widener University School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor. Jeannie has been a licensed attorney, exclusively practicing matrimonial and family law in Pennsylvania since 1994. Jeannie is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association and a member of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association.
Prior to opening her own practice, Jeannie served for approximately 15 years as the chief litigator and negotiator for a matrimonial and family law firm, managing the complex cases and high-profile clients, training new attorneys and drafting the complicated documents such as appellate briefs and intricate marital settlement agreements. She has extensive experience practicing in many counties including Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, Lancaster, Dauphin, Schuylkill and Lycoming.
Jeannie’s educational background and experience have combined to give her unparalleled skills as a fierce advocate, exceptional litigator, innovative problem-solver and negotiator. However, she never forgets that living through a divorce or the termination of a long-term relationship is likely one of the most emotionally difficult times in the lives of her clients. With that always in mind, she values her earlier education and experience that provide her with a depth of skills in listening, understanding, insight and compassion.
Jeannie believes that clients who are educated about divorce and matrimonial issues are better able to make decisions that are right for them. Because of this commitment to the education of clients, Jeannie instructs a course twice a year at the Mt. Airy Learning Tree entilted, "Fundamentals of Divorce, Custody and Support".
Jeannie is the proud stepmother of Anita. She spends free time in Martha’s Vineyard and loves to cycle.