Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin heads the family law practice at Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP.
She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Pennsylvania and American Bar Foundations; a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; the National Association of Woman Lawyers; and a Diplomat of the American College of Matrimonial Trial Lawyers.
As a member of the American Bar Association, Ms. Gold-Bikin has been co-chair of the Commission on Domestic Violence, a member of the House of Delegates since 1996 and was a member of the Board of Governors from 1997 to 2000. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and advisor to the Family Law Project of the American Law Institute. She has served on both the Board of Directors and the Bench Bar Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Association.
For the last six years, Ms. Gold-Bikin has been an active board member of the National Adoption Center and the Philadelphia Education Fund.
Ms. Gold-Bikin has served as an adjunct professor in the Trial Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston for the past 15 years. She also lectures frequently for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Villanova University Law School, Rutgers University Law School and various bar associations throughout the country.
In addition to serving on numerous editorial boards, Ms. Gold-Bikin has published numerous articles, journals and books, including Divorce Practice Handbook (MICHIE, 1994) and her most recent publication, The Divorce Trial Manual.
Ms. Gold-Bikin was named one of the 50 Best Business Women in Pennsylvania; named by Worth Magazine as one of the top 10 divorce lawyers in the country and one of the Top 100 lawyers in 2007; and named by the March of Dimes in the Top Business Women in Montgomery County.
Ms. Gold-Bikin is credited with developing The PARTNERS Program, an educational program of the ABA Family Law Section used to teach relationship skills to teens.