Jennifer M. McEnroe
Jennifer McEnroe is a 1995 graduate, with college honors in psychology, of the Pennsylvania State University, in University Park, Pennsylvania. Ms. McEnroe attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attained her Juris Doctor degree in 1998. While attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, she was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board.
Ms. McEnroe was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in October 1998. She began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Swope, Jr., of the Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County. During her clerkship, Ms. McEnroe also served as a guardian ad litem in various juvenile court cases and was court-appointed defense counsel in several juvenile and adult criminal court matters. After completing her clerkship, she joined McCarthy McDonald Schulberg & Joy as an associate in 1999. Since then, she has concentrated her practice in the area of family law. She is experienced in all aspects of family law, including child support, spousal support, alimony, equitable distribution, high net worth divorces, child custody, adoptions, protection from abuse and the drafting of a variety of marital agreements, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements. She has received training as a guardian ad litem and has been appointed by various Judges in Allegheny County to serve as a guardian ad litem in high conflict child custody matters. She was named a partner in the firm in September 2006.
Ms. McEnroe is a Fellow with the Allegheny County Bar Foundation and served on the Fellows Committee from 2010-2014. She is active in several pro bono programs, including the Allegheny County Pro Se Motion’s Court program and the Ask the Attorney Program sponsored by North Hills Community Outreach. Ms. McEnroe frequently contributes her time to the Neighborhood Legal Services Pro Bono Protection from Abuse Program, representing persons seeking protection from abuse orders.
Ms. McEnroe is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations (where she is a former member of the council). She served as Co-Chair of the Program Committee for the ACBA Family Law Section from 2004-2008. She served on the Discovery Task Force of the ACBA Family Law Section. She is currently a member of the Mentoring and Court Relations Committees of the ACBA Family Law Section. Ms. McEnroe has been a course planner and a speaker for several continuing legal education programs regarding a variety of family law topics. She was selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in Family Law by Pennsylvania Law & Politics magazine in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013. She received comprehensive training in Collaborative Law in November 2012 and has expanded her practice to include collaborative family law matters.
In addition to her legal endeavors, Ms. McEnroe volunteers in her community for North Hills Soccer Club, Stars United Soccer Club and is involved in the Western Pennsylvania Ski Club. She serves as the Attorney Advisor for the Audit Committee of North Hills Community Outreach.