Doylestown, PA - Bucks County law firm Williams Family Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that Susan J. Smith, one of the county’s top divorce and family law attorneys, has joined the firm as a partner.
Smith joins founder and managing partner Jeffrey M. Williams and a strong team of associates to create a family law firm focused on counseling clients in complex, high-income divorce, child custody and alimony/spousal support cases.
Formerly head of the Family Law group at Fox Rothschild’s Warrington, PA office, Smith is widely regarded as one of the top divorce attorneys in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
“With the addition of Susan to our team, Williams Family Law now is positioned as the firm to turn to for tough, experienced family law litigators,” said Williams. “We are proud to welcome her and look forward to putting her skills to work on behalf of our clients in Bucks County and Montgomery County family law cases.”
A graduate of Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law, Smith focuses her practice on family law and litigation. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and represents clients primarily in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Smith is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Bucks County Bar Association.
“With my practice concentrated in Bucks County, I have been fortunate over the years to be able to watch Jeff Williams and his team at work,” Smith said. “I am proud to be joining such a well-regarded group of family law litigators and look forward to working together to assist clients who are often enduring some of the most stressful times in their lives.”
Smith earned a bachelor’s degree from Gwynedd-Mercy College and after law school began building a promising legal career. She was named one of the “40 Under 40” distinguished business and community leaders by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2002, and, over the course of the years, built a thriving family law practice. The Bucks County Bar Association presented her with the “Woman of the Year” award in 2010 and she has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer several times. In 2015, ALM publications selected her for inclusion in “Women Leaders in the Law.”
Williams concentrates his practice on domestic relations, primarily handling complex divorce, high-income alimony/spousal support, complex child support, and high-conflict child custody cases. A member of the elite American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Williams was named the Best Lawyers 2015 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” for the Philadelphia metro area. An active leader of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Family Law Section, Williams served as an officer, including chair, of the section for several years and is regarded as one of the leading family law attorneys in Pennsylvania.
Williams Family Law, P.C., is a premier family law firm based in Bucks County, Pa. The firm provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents’ custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related matters. The family law attorneys also provide guidance and representation in alternative dispute resolution forums, handling mediation, arbitration and custody dispute resolution. The practice at Williams Family Law centers on four core principles: experienced guidance, compassionate advice, powerful advocacy and knowledge of the local courts and counsel. The firm prides itself on leadership within the profession and a strong record of success.