Maria P. Cognetti

Maria P. Cognetti


Cognetti Law Group

Recognized since 1995

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Family Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Family Law
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Ms. Cognetti is the owner of Cognetti & Associates. She is a Past-President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and past President of its PA Chapter. She is also a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers and a past Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (formerly the IAML). She is past Chair of the PBA’s Family Law Section. Ms. Cognetti works tirelessly with the legislature on various issues; having testified on numerous occasions. In 2011 she was recognized by the PBA with a Special Achievement Award for her work on the new Custody Act and was recognized by the AAML as Fellow of the Year for her efforts on national issues. Lastly, Ms. Cognetti was awarded a Presidential Service Award by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Ms. Cognetti is also a Past Chair of the Pa. Supreme Court Domestic Relations Rules Committee and is currently a Senior Hearing member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

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Location
  • 3304 Market Street
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
Languages
  • English
Education
  • Franklin and Marshall College, B.S. in Psychology, graduated 1975
  • University of Pittsburgh, J.D., graduated 1978
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania, Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania, Cumberland County
  • Pennsylvania, Dauphin County
  • Pennsylvania, Franklin County
Affiliations
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Past President
  • Joint State Government Committee on Domestic Relations - Chair of Custody Sub-committee
  • Pa AAML - Past President
  • Supreme Court Domestic Relations Rules Committee - Past Chair
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania

Cognetti Law Group

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

1 The Best Lawyers in America® award

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Family Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Family Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Family Law, Harrisburg (2015)
  • Family Law, Harrisburg (2010)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Family Law
Special Focus:
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations
  • Enforcement and Modification
  • Equitable Division
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Relocation
Awards:
  • Super Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Family Lawyer in Central PA
  • AAML Fellow of the Year
  • AFCC Presidential Achievement Award
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Mediation

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