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Melissa Boyd supports fight against gender discrimination with MCCWF

October 12, 2018 Melissa Boyd (Norristown, PA), a family law Partner at High Swartz, recently moderated a panel at the annual Montgomery County Commission on Women and Families (MCCWF) Awareness Event, an event held in Norristown, Pennsylvania (a Philadelphia suburb), that is focused on discrimination against women. The MCCWF—created by the Montgomery County Board of […]

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Mary R. LaSota Speaks on the Pitfalls To Avoid in Estate Planning

Norristown, PA, October 8, 2018– High Swartz attorney Mary R. LaSota recently presented “Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning” to the Women’s Junior League of Philadelphia.  Some top pitfalls people tend to make when planning their estate include:  beneficiary blunders, naming specific assets in their Wills, naming the wrong person to act as your agent, hiring […]

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Kevin Cornish Elected Partner at High Swartz

Norristown, PA, October 1, 2018–High Swartz is pleased to announce that Kevin Cornish has become a partner effective October 1st. “We are pleased to welcome Kevin as High Swartz’s newest partner. Kevin has been with the firm for over 5 years and has shown great leadership and experience in his practice areas,” said Joel D. […]

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Kathleen M. Thomas Speaks at the 2018 PBPMTCA Conference

Norristown, PA, September 28, 2018– High Swartz Special Counsel, Kathleen M. Thomas recently spoke at the PBPMTCA (Pennsylvania Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax Collectors Association) Conference on September 27th. Kathleen participated in two sessions during the 2 day conference. The first session was a round-table discussion with, Jan Kowalski of Pine Township, Nicholas Grimes of […]

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Don Petrille, Jr. Speaks on “The Exploding World of Guardianships”

Norristown, PA, September 26, 2018–High Swartz Of Counsel Attorney Donald Petrille Jr. presented at the Bucks County Bar Association Bench Bar on Friday September 21st. Don presented on “The Exploding World of Guardianships” at the Orphans’ Court section with Judge Gary Gilman and Judge Theodore Fritsch. The panel discussed implementation of the new Guardianship Tracking […]

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Mary Cushing Doherty Named to Top 50: 2018 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Norristown, PA, September 18, 2018– High Swartz LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Norristown and Doylestown, is pleased to announce that partner, Mary Cushing Doherty, was included in the Top 50: 2018 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Attorneys receiving this designation have undergone a peer-review and research-based selection process. The Super Lawyers organization identifies […]

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Melissa M. Boyd Moderates PBI Meeting

Norristown, PA, September 4, 2018– High Swartz partner, Melissa M. Boyd recently moderated the Pennsylvania Bar Institute course held on August 2 in Philadelphia. The topic of the program was “The Lawyers Guide to Appraisals and Appraisers.” The panelists discussed everything you need to know about residential and commercial appraisals and gave an overview of […]

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High Swartz Awards Scholarship to Two High School Graduates

Full-service law firm funds $5,000 scholarship in memory of partner Mary Cushing Doherty’s late husband, James Doherty Norristown, PA, August 27, 2018– High Swartz LLP, is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of its James F. Doherty Scholarship, awarded to the child or grandchild of a full-time High Swartz employee. This year’s co-winners are Sophia […]

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8 High Swartz Attorneys Named ‘Top Lawyer’ for 2018 by Main Line Today

Norristown, PA, July 31, 2018– High Swartz LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Norristown and Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that 8 of  its attorneys have been named among the “Top Lawyers” for 2018 by Main Line Today magazine. David J. Brooman – Environmental Law Arnold Heller – Real Estate Law William […]

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Mary Cushing Doherty Receives the Eric Turner Memorial Award from the PBA

Norristown, PA, July 19, 2018– High Swartz partner, Mary Cushing Doherty was honored last week at the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section Summer with the prestigious Eric Turner Memorial Award. The Eric Turner Memorial Award honors a lawyer who is dedicated to the practice of family law and who serves as a mentor and […]

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Stephanie A. Henrick Named a 2018 Lawyer on the Fast Track

Norristown, PA, July 5, 2018– High Swartz attorney, Stephanie A. Henrick, was recently awarded the prestigious honor of being one of The Legal Intelligencer’s 2018 Lawyers on the Fast Track. Ms. Henrick was awarded the honor after a panel of five members judged legal professionals across the state. A total of 30 attorneys were selected. […]

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High Swartz Partner Mary Cushing Doherty Named LLS Woman of the Year

Norristown, PA, June 26, 2018– High Swartz partner and chair of the firm’s Family Law practice, Mary Cushing Doherty, was recently awarded the prestigious honor of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year for the Philadelphia area. Mary’s team, “For the Love of Jim – Hope for a Cure,” was in memory of […]

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Family Law Attorney, Melissa M. Boyd moderates MBA Family Law Section Meeting

Norristown, PA, June 18, 2018– High Swartz partner, Melissa M. Boyd recently moderated the Montgomery Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting held on June 6. The topic of the program was “Avoiding the Pitfalls of QDRO’s and the Valuation and Division of Retirement Benefits.” The panelists discussed the appropriate drafting of retirement provisions within Property […]

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Thomas D. Rees Speaks on Navigating Student Discipline in 2018

Norristown, PA, May 23, 2018– High Swartz partner Thomas D. Rees recently presented a Continuing Education talk for Bryn Mawr Trust titled “Navigating Student Discipline in 2018”. The session focused on how educational institutions are and should be handling student discipline issues in 2018.  Mr. Rees discussed the most serious rule violations at schools and […]

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