Julia Swain of Fox Rothschild Ascends to Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section

December 8, 2010 – Press Releases

Julia Swain, partner in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, ascends to Chair of the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association for 2011. Swain had previously served as Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary; and, she continues to serve on the Family Law Section Executive Committee.

Swain concentrates her practice in the areas of family law, including divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution and abuse. She litigates family law cases in the five-county Philadelphia area, including appellate courts, and negotiates settlements and prenuptial agreements. Swain is a frequent writer and speaker on family law topics, such as prenuptial agreements, custody laws and domestic violence, among others. Her articles have appeared in publications, including the Philadelphia Bar Reporter, The Legal Intelligencer and Philadelphia Magazine. She has presented family law topics for the Philadelphia Bar Association Bench Bar Conferences, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Gratz College.

Swain serves on the Editorial Board of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter and on the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society & Council Migration Service of Philadelphia. Recognized for her outstanding pro bono work, Swain received the “Pro Bono Roll of Honor” Award from the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania in 2009 in addition to receiving the White Hat Award from the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) the same year.

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