Mary Cushing Doherty

Mary Cushing Doherty

High Swartz LLP
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Pennsylvania
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With a distinguished record of professional and community service, Mary Cushing 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, custody, spousal support and alimony, premarital agreement asset protection, complex property division, and more. Ms. Doherty is an experienced and certified Arbitrator and Mediator. She strives for the amicable resolution of divorce when possible; however, she is a zealous litigator when it serves the best interests of her clients.

Ms. Doherty has been an award-winning Course Planner and Lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute since 1985. She also has been a Course Planner and Lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section and Montgomery Bar Association, and a Lecturer for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). She has been a spokesperson for legislative reform for the Pennsylvania Bar Association and as a member of the Pennsylvania Joint State Legislative Committee on Family Law, she is the co-chair of the AAML Legislation Committee.

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Asset Protection
  • Complex Property Division
  • Custody
  • Spousal Support
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Family Law Attorney
High Swartz LLP
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Villanova University
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University of Delaware
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Super Lawyer
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Woman of the Year
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Special Achievement Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
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New Jersey State Bar
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Pennsylvania State Bar
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Articles & Publications
Women of Accomplishment
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LexisNexis Practice Guide - Pennsylvania
Romantic Premarital Agreements: Solving the Planning Issues without "The D Word
AAML Journal
Contact & Map
High Swartz
40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Toll-Free: (610) 275-0700
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