Lee A. Schwartz

Philadelphia, PA, Family Law Attorney

Meet Lee A. Schwartz

Philadelphia, PA, Family Law Attorney

Philadelphia area Family Law Attorney Lee A. Schwartz, Esquire has been serving residents of the Greater Philadelphia Area since 1981. Mr. Schwartz’s practice is dedicated to serving people with divorce, child custody, grandparent and step-parent rights, relocation, high net worth cases including stock options and business issues, child support, alimony, division of property, protection from abuse and the drafting of marital agreements.

Mr. Schwartz, in 2015, served as Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Prior to 2015, Mr. Schwartz served consecutive one year  terms as Treasurer, Secretary and Incoming Chair.

 From 2011-2013, Mr. Schwartz was President of the Nicholas Cipriani Family Law American Inn of Court, an organization of Family Law Judges and Lawyers  in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Mr. Schwartz continues to serve on the Executive Committee of both the Family Law Section and the Cipriani Inn.

 Mr. Schwartz has been trained in Mediation of Family Law Disputes and practices regularly in mediating Equitable Distribution, Support, Custody, Divorce and  pre-marital issues.

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Mr. Schwartz is also trained in Collaborative Law and serves in that capacity for clients seeking to utilize that method of dispute resolution.

Mr. Schwartz has been honored to ask to serve as a Presenter by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the teaching arm of the Philadelphia Bar Association. In this capacity, Mr. Schwartz teaches his fellow attorneys, for their continuing education requirements, on many topics of Family Law. For a number of years, Mr. Schwartz has taught the yearly update on Pennsylvania Family Law as well as the yearly update of Law, Practice and Procedure in Philadelphia County Courts.

Mr. Schwartz also serves as a Legal Commentator regarding Family Law issues on Fox
29 Television News and the ALM Television Network.

Mr. Schwartz practices in the five county Philadelphia area. His practice is divided evenly between men and women.

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Trained by American Family and Conciliation Courts as Parenting Coordinator and Recommended by Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, as Parenting Coordinator in high conflict custody cases.

Collaborative Divorce, Participating Member, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Region.

Experienced Mediator: Divorce, Custody, Support, Equitable Distribution and Alimony for over 20 years. Trained by American Arbitration Association.

Areas of Practice

Divorce | Child Support | Custody & Visitation
Family Law | Division of Property | Alimony
Mediation | Pre-Marital Agreements | Protection From Abuse
Separation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1984

Education

Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1981

University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut
B.S., Bachelor of Science cum laude – 1978
Major: Political Science

References

  • Brian P. Pincus, Esq.
  • Paul R. Bardack, Esq.
  • Michael E. Fingerman, Esq.
  • Mitchell Shore, Esq.

Contact Information

Phone: 215-967-9070
Fax: 215-967-9415
Email: las@leeaschwartz.com

Experience

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Speaker/Presenter, Multiple Family Law Topics, Continuing Legal Education Seminars for Attorneys
  • Adjunct Professor, Philadelphia College of Textiles/Science
  • Business Law Seminar, Nevada Institute of CPA’s, 1993 – 1994
  • Business Law Seminar, AICPA, 1993 – 1994
  • Business Law Seminar, Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s, 1993 – 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, President, 2011 – 2013
  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, Treasurer, 2001 – 2009
  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, Member, Executive Committee
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair-Elect
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair of the Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Executive Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • University of Bridgeport, Philadelphia Chapter Alumni, President
  • Jewish Community Centers/ Delaware Valley, 1987 – 1988
  • Court of Common Pleas, Guardian Ad Litem

Fraternities/Sororities

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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone: 215-967-9070
Fax: 215-967-9415
Email: las@leeaschwartz.com

Attorney Lee A. Schwartz represents clients in many areas of family law such as:

Child Custody
Divorce
Child Support
Division of Property

Trained by American Family and Conciliation Courts as Parenting Coordinator and Recommended by Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, as Parenting Coordinator in high conflict custody cases.

Collaborative Divorce, Participating Member, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Region.

Experienced Mediator: Divorce, Custody, Support, Equitable Distribution and Alimony for over 20 years. Trained by American Arbitration Association.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1984

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1981
  • University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science cum laude – 1978
    • Major: Political Science

References

  • Brian P. Pincus, Esq.
  • Paul R. Bardack, Esq.
  • Michael E. Fingerman, Esq.
  • Mitchell Shore, Esq.

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Speaker/Presenter, Multiple Family Law Topics, Continuing Legal Education Seminars for Attorneys
  • Adjunct Professor, Philadelphia College of Textiles/Science
  • Business Law Seminar, Nevada Institute of CPA’s, 1993 – 1994
  • Business Law Seminar, AICPA, 1993 – 1994
  • Business Law Seminar, Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s, 1993 – 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, President, 2011 – 2013
  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, Treasurer, 2001 – 2009
  • Nicholas V. Cipriani Family Law American Inns of Court, Member, Executive Committee
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair-Elect
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair of the Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Executive Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • University of Bridgeport, Philadelphia Chapter Alumni, President
  • Jewish Community Centers/ Delaware Valley, 1987 – 1988
  • Court of Common Pleas, Guardian Ad Litem

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
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