Housing Partnership of Chester County Elects Gawthrop Greenwood Attorney Ellen Koopman to Board of Directors
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Family law, litigation and criminal defense attorney Kelly A. Jurs has been named to the Board of Directors of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce.
“The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Kelly to our Board of Directors,” says Katie Walker, President of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce. “Members of the GWCC since 1985, Gawthrop Greenwood has been a long-time, key partner of the Chamber, supporting a variety of our programs and events. We look forward to Kelly’s knowledge and experience as she contributes to the strategic direction of our organization.”
With 15 years of litigation experience in the Chester County Court system, Kelly practices in family law and is a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators. She handles all aspects of family law including pre- and post-nuptial planning, divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child custody, property settlement, and related litigation and mediation.
Criminal defense is an important part of Kelly’s practice. She is qualified in Pennsylvania to serve as defense counsel on capital cases. She represents clients in felony and misdemeanor cases, from the filing of a criminal complaint through trial and post-trial review, on issues ranging from DUI, Possession, Theft, Assault and Drug Trafficking to First-Degree Homicide. Kelly also handles plea negotiations, treatment court resolutions, probation and parole violations as well as juvenile court.
Active in public service and her community, Kelly was recently named to the board of the Chester County Bar Association. She serves on the boards of Marshallton Conservation Trust Inc. and the Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center. She is also a member of the West Bradford Open Space, Recreation and Environmental Resources plan steering committee. Kelly volunteers for The Fund for Women and Girls.