Attorney Biography

Steven R. Koense, Esquire

Steven R. Koense is an associate with the firm whose practice area focuses in all areas of family law, including:

  • Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Alimony & Support


Mr. Koense is a member of the Delaware County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, and the Doris Jonas Freed Matrimonial Inns of Court. He is currently serving on the Executive Board as Program Director. As a member of the Family Law Section, Mr. Koense was co-chairman of the Protection From Abuse Committee for the Family Law Section of the Delaware County Bar Association (2001 to 2003); chair of the Technology Committee for the Family Law Section of the Delaware County Bar Association (2003 – 2006); Treasurer for the Family Law Section (2007-2009; 2012-present); Vice Chairperson for the Family Law Section (2010); and was the Chairperson of the Family Law Section (2011).

In addition to his commitment to the Delaware County Family Law Section, Mr. Koense is also actively involved with the Women’s Resource Center in Wayne, PA providing legal advice to women in need and organizing free legal seminars on divorce practice and procedure, as well as general divorce topics.

Mr. Koense graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware in 1993. He graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1997, and was the President of the Student Bar Association from 1996 -1997. He was awarded the Dean Arthur A. Weeks Award for Outstanding Service to the Law School in 1997.

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Steven R. Koense, Esquire

Schoenfeld, Surkin, Chupein & DeMis
25 West Second Street
P.O. Box 900
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
(610) 565-4600

All aspects of family law, including divorce, child/spousal support, custody, property division, and protection from abuse matters.  We are experienced in dealing with the complex economic and tax issues involved in family law.




 Widener University School of Law 

Wilmington, Delaware
Juris Doctor 1997

 University of Delaware 

Newark, Delaware
B.A History, 1993



Scheonfeld, Surkin, Chupein & DeMis, PC   2005 to Present
 Media, PA 
 September 2007 – Present 
  Senior Associate focusing primarily on all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, custody, support and Protection From Abuse matters. 
Barbara Flum Stein & Associates2001 – 2005
 Media, PA 
Dozor, Auslander & Stein1999-2005
 Collingdale, PA  
  Associate. Civil practice focusing primarily in family law and worker’s compensation. 
 Family Law Updates  
  Delaware County Bench Bar Conference.  Lecturer.2010
 Complex issues in Protection From Abuse Matters. 
  Pennsylvania Bar Institute.  Lecturer2001
 Co-Chairman, Protection From Abuse Committee For Family Law Section2001 – 2003
 Chairman, Technology Committee for Family Law Section  2003 – 2006
 Treasurer, Family Law Section2007 – 2009
 Vice Chairperson, Family Law Section2010
 Chairperson, Family Law Section2011