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Shawn Dougherty, Esq.

Shawn Dougherty, Esq.

Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • Delaware, Pennsylvania
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Summary

I am a Partner at Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty. My practice is focused on Family Law including Divorce, Property Division, Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Prenuptial Agreements and Protection from Abuse Orders. With 30 years of experience, I am dedicated to providing exceptional representation for my clients' family law needs. I have been honored by numerous organizations including Best Lawyers in America, Delaware Today Top Lawyers, and America's Most Honored Professionals. Additionally, I have a Distinguished BV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

I received my B.S. from the University of Delaware. In 1987, I earned my J.D. from Delaware Law School. I am a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, Pennsylvania State Bar, Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, American Inns of Court, and Melson-Arsht Inns of Court. My jurisdictions include Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Education
Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D. (1987)
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University of Delaware
B.S. (1983)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty
Current
Attorney
Berkowitz, Schagrin, Coonin, Cooper & Dougherty
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
2007-2016
Delaware Today Top Lawyers
Delaware Today
2011-2013
America’s Most Honored Professionals
American Registry
2015, 2016
BV Distinguished
Martindal Hubbell
2014, 2015, 2016
Professional Associations
Delaware State Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Family Law Section
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Melson-Arsht Inns of Court
Executive Committee Member
Current
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Delaware Volunteer Legal Services
Member, Board Member
- Current
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American Inns of Court
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Delaware
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Pennsylvania
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Shawn Dougherty, Esq.'s Website Profile
Website
Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty Website
Contact & Map
Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty
305 N Union St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Telephone: (302) 655-4040