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Shawn Dougherty, Esq.

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Phone: 302-655-4040
Fax: 302-654-4892

305 N Union St
Wilmington, Delaware 19805

Secretary / Assistant
Kelly Rodriquez
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Specializing in family law, including divorce, property division, alimony, child custody, child support, pre-nuptial agreements and Protection from Abuse Orders.


J.D., Delaware Law School, 1987

B.S., University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, 1983
Major: Criminal Justice

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Delaware, 1989
Pennsylvania, 1988
U.S. Supreme Court, 2008
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Inns of Court, Member
Member Since: 2001 - Present

Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Board Member
Member Since: 2005 - Present

Delaware State Bar Association – Family Law Section

Melson-Arsht Inns of Court – Executive Committee Member

Awards and Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - 2016

Delaware Today Top Lawyers, 2011 - 2013

American Registry, America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2015, 2016

Martindal Hubbell, BV Distinguished, 2014, 2015, 2016

Past Employment Positions

Berkowitz, Schagrin, Coonin, Cooper & Dougherty, Attorney, 1987 - 1999



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