Connie J. Merwine


Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania family law attorney Connie J. Merwine graduated with Highest Honors from Lehigh University in 1985 and received her law degree from Dickinson Law School in 1988, graduating summa cum laude and 2nd in her class. She published an article in the Dickinson Law Review and graduated as a member of the Honorary Society. During law school, Attorney Merwine became a Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant and maintains that status today. She was awarded a Masters Degree in Taxation from Georgetown University, and thereafter was awarded a Masters Degree in Liberal Arts by University of Pennsylvania. Her education and experience give her a unique qualification to handle family law estate matters where protecting and administering assets are important.  In Attorney Merwine’s spare time, she enjoys teaching as an adjunct professor in accounting at local colleges.

Areas of Practice and Experience

Attorney Merwine has extensive experience in all aspects of Family Law: Divorce, Custody, Spousal Support, Alimony, Child Support, Adoptions and Protection from Abuse Actions; Will preparation and Estate planning, power of attorney preparation and all aspects of estate administration including preparation of the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return.

Family Law and Estate Planning & Administration

Family Law including Divorce, Custody, Support, Alimony, Adoptions, and Protection from Abuse Actions. Attorney Merwine has handled, reviewed, tried, and settled over 2000 family law matters during her 28 years of practice.

Estate Planning including Drafting of Estate documents in Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Living Trusts, Estate Administration in Monroe County, Pike County, Carbon County, Lehigh County, and Northampton County. Again, Attorney Merwine’s background in accounting and taxation gives her a unique qualification matched by few attorneys in Pennsylvania.


Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Workers’ Compensation Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1989


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. summa cum laude – 1988
    • Honors: 2nd in her Class
    • Honors: Member of the Honorary Society
    • Honors: Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant
    • Law Review: Dickinson Law Review, Article
  • Lehigh University – 1985
  • Georgetown University
    • Masters Degree
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Pennsylvania
    • Masters Degree
    • Major: Liberal Arts