WEST CHESTER, PA — Family law, litigation and criminal defense attorney Kelly A. Jurs, of the law firm Gawthrop Greenwood, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Chester County Bar Association.
“We are very excited to have Kelly joining our Board of Directors this year,” said Matt Holliday, Executive Director of the Chester County Bar Association. “This august body has helped shape the legal community of Chester County for almost 200 years, and Kelly will be an excellent addition to that legacy.”
With 15 years of litigation experience in the Chester County Court system, Kelly practices in family law and is a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators. She handles all aspects of family law including pre- and post-nuptial planning, divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child custody, property settlement, and related litigation and mediation.
Criminal defense is an important part of Kelly’s practice. She is qualified in Pennsylvania to serve as defense counsel on capital cases. She represents clients in felony and misdemeanor cases, from the filing of a criminal complaint through trial and post-trial review, on issues ranging from DUI, Possession, Theft, Assault and Drug Trafficking to First-Degree Homicide. Kelly also handles plea negotiations, treatment court resolutions, probation and parole violations as well as juvenile court.
Active in public service and her community, Jurs was recently named to the Grants Allocation Committee for the The Fund for Women and Girls. She serves on the board of Marshallton Conservation Trust Inc. and the board of the Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center. Jurs is also on the West Bradford Open Space, Recreation and Environmental Resources plan steering committee.
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