Robert J. Cervone focuses his practice on family law and criminal defense. He believes that the most successful attorney-client relationships are built upon communication and trust. He prides himself on preparation and brings a practical approach to any legal issue while making sure his clients understand the law, the procedures involved, as well as the potential outcomes.
In moving through the ranks as an Assistant Defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Robert managed cases throughout all stages of the criminal justice system and has tried hundreds of cases from misdemeanor bench trials to complex felony jury trials. He also served as a Judicial Law Clerk in Family Court which gave him valuable insight into the legal system from a judicial perspective.
Robert now primarily concentrates his practice on guiding his clients through divorce, support, custody, equitable distribution of property, adoption, and domestic violence matters. Most cases involving family law are emotional and delicate in nature. Robert is empathetic to the highly personal issues surrounding his clients who are not able to reach a resolution on their own. His diverse experiences have enabled Robert to be a well-rounded advocate who works tirelessly to facilitate the best outcome for his clients.
WHAT INSPIRES ME ABOUT MY WORK
"I am inspired not only by my hardworking clients, but also by my colleagues fighting on behalf of working class individuals on a daily basis."
AWAY FROM WORK
"When I am not working, I enjoy relaxing, traveling, cooking, and exploring what Philadelphia has to offer."