Lee A. Schwartz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

SchwartzJordan Law Group LLP
 | 1801 Market Street, 10 Penn Center Plaza, Ste 1845
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-967-9070
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a partner at SchwartzJordan Law Group LLC, Lee A. Schwartz serves clients in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, metropolitan area. Focusing his practice exclusively on family law matters, he assists people who are going through a divorce with issues such as property division, alimony, child support, and child custody and visitation. Mr. Schwartz also handles related cases involving grandparents' rights, order modifications and paternity disputes, and he handles these issues through mediation and collaborative law in addition to litigation.

Mr. Schwartz graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Bridgeport in 1978 and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from what is now known as Widener University Commonwealth Law School in 1981. He is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations. A former chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, he has served on the executive committee of the Nicholas V. Cipriani American Inn of Court. Mr. Schwartz is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts, Mr. Schwartz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his excellent track record and high degree of ethics, he has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer reviewed rating through Avvo. Mr. Schwartz has frequently taught continuing legal education courses on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and he has served as an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University. Active in his community as well, he is a long-time participant in the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, which provides pro bono legal services to people who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2017

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About Lee Schwartz

Admitted: 1981, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://schwartzjordan.com/lee-a-schwartz/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Court Appointed Guardian Ad Litem
  • Trained Parent Coordinator
  • Trained Divorce, Equitable Distribution and Custody Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Appointed Guardian Ad Litem, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Appointed Parent Coordinator, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Executive Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Executive Committee, Family Law Section and the Cipriani Inn, American Inn of Court
  • President, Nicholas Cipriani Family Law American Inn of Court, 2011-2013
  • Treasurer, Secretary and Incoming Chair, Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Chair, Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Publico Award for pro bono service to the citizens of Philadelphia, 2014
  • Volunteer Attorney, Philadelphia VIP

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Course Presenter, Annual Family Law Update, 2010
  • Course Presenter, Annual Family Law Update, PBI, 2009
  • Presenter, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
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Office Location for Lee A. Schwartz

1801 Market Street
10 Penn Center Plaza, Ste 1845
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-967-9070

 

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Last Updated: 5/29/2017

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