Tiffany L. Palmer, Esq. is a founder and shareholder in Jerner & Palmer, P.C. who focuses her practice on LGBT family law and general civil litigation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers University School of Law.
Tiffany is a fellow to the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, a credentialed, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction. She is also a member of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Family Law Advisory Council, a group of experienced family law and estate planning attorneys from around the country that meet annually to discuss LGBT family law issues. Tiffany was also accepted into the National LGBT Bar Association’s Family Law Institute.
In 2014, Tiffany received the Rutgers University School of Law Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award for her case work and pro bono service on behalf of advancing the rights of LGBT families in Pennsylvania. The award is named for civil rights attorney Mary Philbrook, who was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1895 and later became the first New Jersey woman to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2011, Tiffany was named one of the nation’s “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” by the National LGBT Bar Association, an affiliate of the American Bar Association. In 2004, Ms. Palmer received Equality Advocates Pennsylvania’s Distinguished Service Award. She has also been named as a “Pennsylvania Rising Star: The Top Young Lawyers in Pennsylvania”.
From 2000 to 2003, Tiffany served as Legal Director at the Equality Advocates Pennsylvania/Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From 1998 to 2000, she was the Family Rights Project Attorney through an Equal Justice Works National Fellowship. She is also an adjunct professor at Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law teaching Sexual Orientation and the Law.