melissa boyd PBA Special Achievement Award

Melissa M. Boyd Honored with PBA Special Achievement Award

Pennsylvania Bar Association recognizes High Swartz family law attorney’s dedication and commitment

The full-service law firm High Swartz LLP is proud to announce that family law attorney Melissa M. Boyd has been honored with the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Special Achievement Award, in recognition of her dedication and commitment to the Family Law Section. Ms. Boyd was presented this award in recognition of her tireless efforts as co-chair of the PBA Family Law Section Membership Committee to  coordinate and promote the Section’s scholarship program to nine law schools and members practicing in under-represented counties.    She also led a successful effort to contact former section members who had dropped their membership.

Melissa M. Boyd concentrates her practice on family law.  She advocates in various areas including, but not limited to, divorce, pre-nuptial and post-divorce agreements, child custody and support, equitable distribution, alimony, adoptions, protection from abuse and juvenile law. She has dedicated much of her professional career to preserving the rights of children and their families.

She is a frequent presenter on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association.

Ms. Boyd is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and she serves on the board of governors for the Pennsylvania Chapter . She also is a member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association. She previously served as the chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery Bar Association.

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and its more than 27,000 members continue the association’s tradition of service to the profession and the public, while keeping current with changing legal standards and societal practices, quality of life issues, and evolving technology. The PBA’s Special Achievement Award is given annually to recognize those who have given their time and resources to advance the association and the practice of law in Pennsylvania.

About High Swartz LLP: 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

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