Our attorneys are for honesty, integrity, and compassion. Your case is as important to us as it is to you. At Roach Law, we will treat you with the respect and consideration and give the personal attention to your case that you deserve. Our attorneys are experienced in a diverse range of legal disciplines. They are constantly following developments in the law and participating in continuing legal education in order to provide you with the best service possible.
The attorneys at Roach Law believe that it is also important to be active members in the communities in which we practice law and live.
Marirose Roach fights for the rights of spouses and children, providing legal representation in divorce, custody and support cases. She also provides volunteer services with Philadelphia VIP, a pro bono agency in Philadelphia.
A dual-sport athlete at Temple University, Marirose excelled in track and field and soccer at the Division I level. More recently, she has turned her attention to women’s professional football, starring with the Philadelphia Liberty Belles and Philadelphia Passion. Marirose was the LFL’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011. Consistent with her willingness to give back to the community, Marirose is the founder of FootballHers Inc., a non-profit organization created to advance the sport of football amongst young women. Marirose was a Member of the Advisory Board of the Black Women in Sport Foundation. Currently, she sits on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Panthers Football Team and the Harambee Institute for Science and Technology Charter School. Representative clients include R&B songstress and BigScore Entertainment recording artist, Arika Kane, who has reached international success with worldwide record sales. Marirose’s practice includes legal representation and counseling related to:
Family Law, Foreclosure Defense, Contract Law, Sports & Entertainment Law Estates & Asset Protection, Business Transactions, Career Management, Post-Career Counseling and other legal services.
Shannon Marie Cline has always had a consistent passion for law since she was a child. Throughout school, she had an interest in family and business law courses while in high school and college. She graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls in 2005 with honors and served as a voice for the students through student government. In 2009, she achieved her bachelor’s degree from Widener University, in Chester, PA again serving as President of Student Government. Since then, she has had many years of administrative and customer service experience. In 2017, Shannon received her Paralegal Certification from Kaplan University, now Purdue University Global. During her free time, she can be found volunteering for St. Helena’s- Incarnation school, where she received the 2020 Angel of Mercy award for outstanding volunteer service and visiting the kids as Santa Claus’ elf during the Christmas season.
Anthony Smith was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. He attended Incarnation of Our Lord School in Olney. After graduating from the 8th grade, he then attended Abington Senior High School. In 2014, after graduating from high school, he enrolled at Montgomery County Community College until 2017 when he received his Associate’s Degree in Liberal Studies. His interests in Criminal Justice started while he attended Arcadia University. He then transferred to Penn State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He has participated in a number of school events and volunteer work. In high school, he would regularly volunteer at Philabundance with other classmates sorting and packing donated food in preparation to be distributed to those in need. Two years in a row he participated in a walkathon known as Walk for Water, Walk for Life in Philadelphia. It is a walkathon raising money for people in Africa to be able to access clean water. For 8 years, Anthony was a performer with the Mutya Philippine Dance Company, which is an organization that educates and expresses their culture through dance, art, and music. In his final year at Penn State, he reactivated The Criminal Justice Association. It is a student-led organization dedicated to learning, networking, and educating those who are interested in learning more about the field of Criminal Justice. He was also an intern with The Women’s Center of Montgomery County and acted as an abuse hotline counselor and advocate against domestic violence. He has retail experience, working at ACME in Jenkintown for a year and a half. Anthony started at Roach Law as an intern and has now become a legal assistant.
Client-Centered Results for Complex Legal Issues
We approach legal problems by first trying to resolve them amicably without going through the time-consuming and expensive process of litigation. But if your case is one that warrants litigation, remember that we are trial lawyers who are not afraid to fight for you and we’ll be with you every step of the way. Our goal is to be the best lawyer for your matter and to go the distance to help you reach your goals.