Advocate and trial attorney, H. Christopher Crocker was born and raised in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He earned his law degree at the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1988. A 1981 graduate of The Hill School, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Chris continued his education at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Political Science. Chris was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1988, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1991. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations.
Chris Crocker began his career as a Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney and then entered private practice, focusing on the rights and issues facing individuals, families and small businesses. Through his experience, integrity and command of the courtroom Chris Crocker continues to provide superior representation to his clients in Montgomery, Berks and Chester Counties.
As a criminal defense attorney, Chris zealously defends his clients, keeping in mind that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, as the prosecution has the burden of proving all charges beyond a reasonable doubt. He takes his responsibility to his clients very seriously and is committed to defending their interests and freedoms.
Chris has extensive experience in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, and grandparents’ rights. His experience and grasp of economic issues allow Chris to provide sound advice to his family law clients, and to present them with viable options. Chris employs the doctrine of “trust but verify” in relying upon information provided by an opposing party. He appreciates the limitations of one’s resources, while taking steps to gather relevant information for his clients to make informed decisions regarding their family law issues. His trial and courtroom experience enable him to effectively present domestic cases at all levels of litigation, whether it be at a preliminary support conference, a custody conciliation hearing, an equitable distribution hearing before a master, or a trial of any domestic matter before a judge.
Chris also represents individuals and small business owners in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy filings before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. His knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, economic background and attention to detail make him particularly effective in this field.
Mary C. Crocker’s practice includes estate planning, trust administration, estate probate, and Orphans’ Court litigation involving incapacity and guardianship matters. She is also experienced in all aspects of family law, such as divorce, separation, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, child custody, child support and spousal support. Dedicated to protecting her clients’ interests and attaining their goals, Mary represents her clients with a high level of skill, professionalism and compassion.
Mary began her legal career with the firm of Tallman, Hudders and Sorrentino, P.C. in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she was employed for nearly seven years. Her practice there centered mainly on corporate and institutional clients, focused on labor and employment law, collections, and estate planning and administration. She gained a wealth of litigation experience as worker’s compensation defense counsel for several insurance companies and self-insured employers. Mary also became proficient in Orphans’ Court practice, bringing in capacity petitions on behalf of hospitals, nursing homes and other institutional clients. After taking some time off to start her family, Mary joined Crocker & Crocker, P.C., in 2001, taking on the role of advocate for the individual in family law and other general civil matters, while continuing her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration and Orphans’ Court litigation.
Mary received her juris doctor degree in 1990 from The Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She graduated magna cum laude from Rider College in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce in 1987. Mary was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1990, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1991. Mary is a member of the Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, and Montgomery County Bar Associations. She is also very active in Girl Scouts in the Boyertown Area.