Lindsay H. Childs Esq.
Phone: (610) 265-4441
Fax: (610) 265-1120
Lindsay Hanifan Childs is an associate attorney at the firm of Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Ms. Childs graduated from Villanova University School of Law in 2011, and from the University of Richmond in 2008. While in law school, Ms. Childs interned as a law clerk for the Honorable Katherine B.L. Platt of the Family Court Division of the Chester County Court of Common Pleas. She also served as a certified legal intern at Villanova’s Civil Justice Clinic, where her practice included family law matters. Ms. Childs gained extensive writing experience serving as a Managing Editor of Student Works on Villanova’s Sports and Entertainment Law Journal.
In 2011, Ms. Childs was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. In addition to previously serving as the Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Ms. Childs serves on the Board of Directors for the Montgomery Bar Association, and is an active member of the Family Law Section, having chaired the Dickman Seminar Committee in 2015. She has served as the liaison between the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section and Young Lawyers Division, and is currently the Montgomery County Representative for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates and the Young Lawyers Division Zone 9 Co-Chair. Ms. Childs also serves as a Membership Chair for the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, and on the Board of Directors for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania. She has been appointed as a guardian ad litem for children in numerous custody and abuse cases in both Montgomery and Chester Counties.
Ms. Childs was the Pennsylvania Reporter for the American Bar Association’s Family Law Quarterly, Law in the 50 States Annual Report, for 2012 through 2015. She has been published twice in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Lawyer Magazine, once with a Case Note on In re: Adoption of Z.S.H.G., and once with an article titled The Impact of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act on Custody and Support Cases, which was subsequently cited in the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly. In addition to frequently presenting for the Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court, Ms. Childs spoke at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section Winter Meeting in January 2014 on Support Case Law Updates, and at the Montgomery Bar Association’s Family Law Section meeting in January 2017 for the Case Law Year in Review. Ms. Childs is also a frequent presenter at the Second Saturday Divorce Workshop in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Childs has chosen to limit her practice to family law, including the areas of divorce, custody, equitable distribution, child support, alimony, spousal support, enforcement/modification of property settlement agreements, and prenuptial agreements.
Areas of Practice:
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2011
University of Richmond, B.S. Psychology, 2008
Past Employment Positions:
Villanova University School of Law Civil Justice Clinic, Certified Legal Intern
Hon. Katherine B.L. Platt, Chester County Court of Common Pleas, Family Law Division, Law Clerk Intern
Mission Kids, Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County, Blue Bell, PA, Case Coordinator
Governor’s Office of General Counsel, Pennsylvania Department of State, Harrisburg, PA, Legal Extern
Vetrano|Vetrano & Feinman LLC is a law firm in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania that practices in the areas of family law and civil (noncriminal) appeals.
The firm’s family law practice extends throughout eastern Pennsylvania. This area includes the Philadelphia Main Line ( Merion, Narberth, Gladwyne, Wynnewood, Ardmore, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, Rosemont, Villanova, St. David’s, Radnor, Wayne, Strafford, Devon, Berwyn, and Paoli) and the communities of Newtown Square, Malvern, Valley Forge, and Phoenixville. The counties covered include Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, and Northampton—whose county seats are, respectively, in Reading, Doylestown, West Chester, Media, Lancaster, Allentown, Stroudsburg, Norristown, and Easton.
The firm’s civil appeals practice is throughout Pennsylvania.