Attorney Matthew Taylor Wilkov Presented a Seminar at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2009
December 8, 2009
Matthew Taylor Wilkov, partner with the law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, delivered a presentation as part of a Continuing Legal Education Course entitled, “Current Military Legal Issues Facing Civilian Attorneys” on December 2, 2009 at the PBI Conference Center in Mechanicsburg, PA. The course was also available via closed circuit television to attorneys from across the Commonwealth. At the request of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mr. Wilkov presented a class entitled, “Family Law and the Military.” In addition, Mr. Wilkov served on the military law panel, answering questions from the audience. Mr. Wilkov discussed issues and implications of military personnel involved in divorce, custody, spousal and child support, as well as collection of support, paternity, military retirement, jurisdiction, and service of process.
Matthew Taylor Wilkov has been a member of the law firm since 1999, and a Partner with the law firm since 2005. He practices in the areas of personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, criminal defense, business litigation, and military/veterans law. Mr. Wilkov is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations. He recently completed his second year of service on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Bar Association. He is also a member of the Montgomery Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section, and a former Chair of the Juvenile Rules Committee, Young Lawyers Section, and Member Services Committee. He is a graduate of the Temple University School of Law where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review. Mr. Wilkov earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.
He currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 153rd Legal Services Organization, U.S. Army Reserves. In that capacity, he is the Director of Legal Services of Team 7, comprised of attorneys and judges from across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and Ohio. Before becoming a member of the firm, he served on Active Duty as a Judge Advocate and paratrooper in the U.S. Army. While assigned as a Captain at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, he served on the Commanding General’s staff as a prosecutor and as Chief of Administrative Law, 82nd Airborne Division.
Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford is a general practice law firm that has been serving the community for more than 65 years. It was named “Best Law Firm” in The Reporter’s 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards. Each member is dedicated to professional, personal representation in various areas of law, including personal injury and automobile accidents, business and corporate law, wills and estate planning, divorce, and criminal law representation. Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford has held the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell AV rating since 1992.