PBA Commission on Women in the Profession releases 19th Annual Report Card – names High Swartz to 2013 Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming to Women
The PBA Commission on Women in the Profession’s 19th Annual Report Card has been completed. At this year’s Annual Conference, a brochure summarizing the report was distributed to all Conference registrants and luncheon attendees. These will also be available at upcoming WIP events. The full report can be found on the PBA website, linked below. […]
High Swartz Attorney Alan W. Flenner Elected Chair of Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Municipal Law Section
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (May 23, 2013) – High Swartz LLP, a general practice law firm based in Norristown, Pa., announces that Alan W. Flenner was recently elected to serve as chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Municipal Law Section. In his role as chair, Flenner will be responsible for coordinating all Municipal Law Council efforts, including […]
Melissa Boyd promotes Montgomery County “Courting Art” project
NORRISTOWN — From a herd of deer grazing in Valley Forge at dusk, to the sunflower fields of an old farmhouse in Worcester, to an abandoned diner in Jeffersonville on a rainy day, there’s rampant beauty in every corner of Montgomery County. Will it be a grand, detailed landscape or a fleeting moment in time […]
High Swartz named to Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals
The PA Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession has named High Swartz LLP to the 2013 Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals. High Swartz was selected because of the programs and initiatives we offer to help women lawyers continue and advance in their professional careers. We recognize the value of retaining […]
High Swartz named to Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals
Norristown, Pa. (April 17, 2013) – High Swartz LLP, a general practice law firm based in Norristown, Pa., announced that the firm was recently named to the Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession. High Swartz was selected for recognizing the value of […]
Melissa Boyd joins Judge Carolyn Carluccio on the Hank Cisco Show
Melissa Boyd joins Judge Carolyn Carluccio on the Hank Cisco to promote the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Courting Art Project.
MBA Community Outreach Committee, launches “Courting Art”…
On February 14, 2013, the Montgomery County Bar Association, through the efforts of the Community Outreach Committee for which Melissa M. Boyd, Esquire serves as Vice Chair, launched a project, “Courting Art.” Through a series of juried art initiatives, Courting Art hopes to promote a more comfortable, visitor-friendly atmosphere inside the courthouse by populating it […]
Thomas D. Rees authored a chapter in the award-winning Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook
Employment law partner Thomas D. Rees authored a chapter on post-employment restrictions for the Pennsylvania Employment Law Deskbook. The Deskbook won the Association of Continuing Legal Education Administrators (ACLEA) award for Outstanding Achievement in Publications. The ACLEA is composed of CLE organizations and legal publishers from across the United States and Canada, whose members include […]
High Swartz LLP is pleased to announce that several of the Firm’s attorneys have achieved Super Lawyers or Super Lawyers Rising Stars status.
Mary Cushing Doherty, Gilbert P. High, Jr. and Thomas D. Rees have been named 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and Melissa M. Boyd, Joo Y. Park, James B. Shrimp and Eric B. Smith have been named 2012 Pennsylvania Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than […]
High Swartz LLP Managing Partner Joel D. Rosen was a key presenter at the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Crystal Ball fundraiser.
Mr. Rosen has been involved with the Hepatitis B Foundation for many years and currently serves as Chairman of the Foundation’s Board. The benefit raised more than $102,000 to advance the Foundation’s mission of eliminating hepatitis B worldwide. Brad Segall, the award-winning Suburban Bureau Chief for KYW Newsradio 1060, and a long-time active supporter of […]
Thomas D. Rees recently authored two chapters in the Pennsylvania Bar Institute course book, “Restrictive Covenants, Trade Secrets and Computer Forensics”, and served on the faculty for this course in both Philadelphia and Mechanisburg, PA.
Mr. Rees contributed chapters titled “The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Criminal Prosecutions of Trade Secret Actions” and “Damages and Forfeitures in Restrictive Covenant Actions”. More information may be found at www.pbi.org.
Eric B. Smith, Melissa M. Boyd and Joo Y. Park have been selected to participate as volunteer instructors in the Montgomery Bar Association’s Liberty and Law civics program.
They, along with more than 30 lawyers and judges from Montgomery County, will teach civics to 500+ students in each of Norristown’s Middle Schools once a month over the 2011-2012 school year. More information may be found at www.montgomerybar.org.
High Swartz Partner Melissa Boyd Authored MBA Sidebar Magazine’s Spring 2013 Cover Story
Joel Rosen Presented the Community Commitment Award at the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Crystal Ball Gala
Chair of the Hepatitis B Foundation and a member of its Board of Directors, High Swartz Managing Partner Joel Rosen recently presented the foundation’s 2013 Community Commitment Award to Deborah Wagner, founder and president of The Graphic Edge, during the foundation’s annual Crystal Ball Gala. The Crystal Ball Gala is the Hepatitis B Foundation’s signature […]
Managing Partner Joel Rosen Attended Renaming Ceremony for Hepatitis B Foundation Research Institute
High Swartz Managing Partner Joel Rosen recently traveled to Silver Spring, Md. to participate in a renaming celebration and reception for the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research, which was established in 2004. Mr. Rosen serves as chair of the foundation’s Board of Directors. In November 2012, the board unanimously voted to […]
Arnold Heller and William Kerr attended PHFA’s Commonwealth Housing Forum
High Swartz sponsored the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Commonwealth Housing Forum, held May 2 – 3, 2013 in Harrisburg, Pa. Arnold Heller and William F. Kerr, Jr., partners in the firm’s real estate law practice group, attended the two-day event which offered educational and networking opportunities for individuals working in multifamily and single-family housing in […]
Mary Cushing Doherty serves as co-course planner for PBI’s Family Law Institute 2013
High Swartz partner Mary Cushing Doherty served as a co-course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), co-presenting an educational session titled “Family Law Institute 2013.” The full-day event was held at the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia on April 22, 2013, and covered a variety of topics, including paternity, guardianship, pre-nuptials, and custody issues. This […]