Christian V. Badali is a partner in the Firm's Family Law practice group and is resident in the firm's Norristown office. He has extensive experience in the areas of family and matrimonial law, having practiced in this area for the past 16 years in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His areas of practice include divorce, custody, alimony and spousal support, child support, equitable distribution and protection from abuse.
Mr. Badali has authored two case notes for the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, a publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association: "Child Support and Paternity by Estoppel," Volume 29, Issue No. 3, October 2007; and "Child Support Where Father Was Sperm Donor...," Volume 29, Issue No. 2, July 2007. Mr. Badali previously taught classes on the divorce process in Pennsylvania in many community school programs in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Mr. Badali is also a certified family mediator. He received his certification from the Seton Hall University School of Law in 1998.
Mr. Badali has been elected Vice Chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association for 2010. With this election, he is in line to become Chair of the Section in 2013.
Mr. Badali has achieved an "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Widener University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1996.
Temple University, B.B.A. cum laude, 1989.
Professional Memberships and Activities:
Mr. Badali is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey courts and is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Montgomery bar associations. He is an active member of the Montgomery County Family Law Section of the Bar Association. He is the current chair of the Custody Committee of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association. Mr. Badali was also recently appointed as Special Master in Divorce by the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. He is a past member of the Thomas Forkin Inn of Court in South Jersey and the Camden County Bar Association.