Helen E. Casale


Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller


401 DeKalb Street, 4th Fl.
Norristown PA, 19401
Phone: (610) 313-1670
Fax: (610) 313-1689


Traditional Client Representation and Litigation



  • Burlington, New Jersey
  • Camden, New Jersey
  • Gloucester, New Jersey
  • Somerset, New Jersey
  • Bucks, Pennsylvania
  • Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Delaware, Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery, Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Legal Organizations

PBA Family Law Section Member (1998 to present); PBA Family Law Section Liaison (2008-2010); PBA Council Member (2010); PBA Family Law Section, Chair of Program Comittee (2009-2010); PBA Committee on the Legal Rights of Gay Men and Lesbians (Chair, 2008, 2009, 2010); NJSBA Family Law Section Member (1994 to present); NJSBA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Section (2005 to present); Montgomery Bar Association (1998 to present) - Family Law Section Member; Organizer of Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section Practicum (2001 and 2002); Vice Chair of Law Day for Montgomery Bar Association (2004 and 2005); Chair of the Unmarried Co-Habitants Committee in the Family Law Section of the Montgomery Bar Association (2004); American Bar Association - Family Law Section Member (1998 to present); Gloucester County Bar Association (1994 to 1998) - Chair of the Family Law Section (1997); Camden County Bar Association (2005 to present); member of the Nicholas A Cipriani American Inn of Court (2007 to present).


Pennsylvania Law Weekly - Lawyers on the Fast Track Honoree (2005); Member of the Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Fairness, Appointed by GovernorEdward G. Rendell (Effective December 6, 2005 - Currently serving as Vice-Chair); Philadelphia Magazine "Rising Star" (2005, 2006 and 2007); Philadelphia Magazine "Super Lawyers" (2008, 2009 and 2010); Philadelphia Business Journal "40 Under 40" Award (2006); President, CHOICE Board of Directors (December 2006-Present); Co-Chair, Bala House Board of Trustees (September 2008-Present).

CLE Presentations

"It's a Family Affair" - regarding New Jersey Law on Second-Parent Adoption (2001); Speaker at Family Law Section Potpourri - presentation on Same-Sex Custody Issues and Second-Parent Adoption (2001, 2003, and 2006); Speaker for Family Law Section Winter and Summer Meetings-Presentation on Equitable Distribution Updates (2002); "It's a Family Affair" - regarding Pennsylvania Second-Parent Adoption and Same-Sex Custody Issues (2003); Speaker for Family Law Section Winter Meeting - Presentation on Same-Sex Custody Issues (2004); Speaker at Custody Law Updates (December 2005); Co-Planner and Speaker for "Missed Opportunities: Issues Affecting the Legal Rights of Gays and Lesbians" (Spring 2006); ICLE Speaker on Non-Traditional Family Law issues (2008/2009); Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section Practicum - "Hollywood Squares" (2001); Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section Practicum - "Evidence in Family Court" (2002); American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - "Hidden Income and Support" (2002); Lavender Law Conference, Philadelphia (2002); University of Pennsylvania GALA Homecoming (2003); GLBT MBA conference, New York City, NY (2003); Philadelphia Bar Association - Speaking for the Committee for Unrelated Cohabitants (2005); Appearance on CN8 regarding foster parents and adoption (2005 and Gay Parenting (2006); Philadelphia Bar Association Bench Bar Congerence - Speaking on Same-Sex Marriage Issues (Fall 2005); Speaker at Annual Trail Judges Judicial Conference on Same-Sex Custody I*ssues (July 2006).


Author of numerous articles for PBI publications on various topics such as Equitable Distribution Updates, Custody Updates, Same-Sex Custody Issues, Same-Sex Dissolution/Adoption Issues; Legal Intelligencer - Co-author of article regarding reaction to In RE: R.B.F. (2001); Philadelphia Lawyer Magazine - "New Definition of Family" (Fall issue, 20050; The Rainbow Tribune, Newsletters for GLB&T Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association.