Kirsten S. Balzer

Kirsten S. Balzer

Location:
Colmar, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-822-7575
Fax:
215-822-1713
Email:

Kirsten S. Balzer joined Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C. in May, 2013, as an associate attorney. She is a local graduate from Souderton Area High School.

Ms. Balzer’s practice focuses on family law handling matters including divorce, custody, child support and property division.  She also represents clients in the area of education law having previously served as a Law Clerk in the Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Chief Counsel. 

Ms. Balzer graduated in 2012 from Villanova University School of Law where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal and was awarded the 2011 Public Interest Fellowship.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 2006 where she majored in Applied Economics and Management and minored in Communications.  Ms. Balzer is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Montgomery County Bar Association.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2013

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Education Law
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2012

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2012
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • Bachelor of Science - 2006
    • Major: Applied Economics and Management
    • Minor: Communications

Published Works

  • "Bats and Breezes Take on Federal Policy: The Windy Effects of Animal Welfare Institute v. Beech Ridge Energy", 22 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 225, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Editor in Chief of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 2011 - 2012
  • Public Interest Fellowship, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Souderton Telford Rotary Club, Member, 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, PA, Office of Chief Counsel, Law Clerk, 2012 - 2013
  • The Support Center for Child Advocates, Summer Associate
  • US Peace Corps, Kingdom of Tonga, South Pacific , 2006 - 2008

Languages

  • Tongan

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Alpha Kappa Psi