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High Swartz Family Law Attorney Plans Course for PBI Family Law Institute

Mary Cushing Doherty helps organize annual conference for Philadelphia-area family law attorneys

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (April 25, 2017) – Pennsylvania family law attorney Mary Cushing Doherty, a partner at High Swartz LLP and the chair of the firm’s family law practice, recently acted as one of the Course Planners for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Family Law Institute, held April 19 and 20 at the CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia.

high swartzThe 12th Annual Family Law Institute has become a respected tradition for family law practitioners in Pennsylvania. The conference presented live in Philadelphia, was also simulcast to numerous locations across the state, provided the latest legal developments and domestic relations practice hints.   Mary has served as a co-Course Planner for all 12 Family Law Institute programs, and the three years of the Family Law Potpourri predecessor program.

Melissa M. Boyd, also a partner at High Swartz, acted as faculty for the Family Law Institute. Boyd spoke on “Ethics and Civility in Family Law.”

A former member of the Board of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute,  and former Chair of the Family Law Sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association, Doherty has more than 35 years of legal experience in the area of family law. She concentrates her practice on all aspects of marital dissolution and family law issues including divorce, child support, visitation, custody, spousal support and alimony, premarital agreement asset protection, complex property division and more. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the Villanova University School of Law.


About High Swartz

High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the full-service law firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to www.highswartz.com.


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