About Hilliard & Swartz
Hilliard & Swartz is the region's premier family law firm, providing exceptional legal counsel and support to families throughout West Virginia. With offices in Charleston, Hilliard & Swartz is a leader in all facets of family law including divorce, child custody and family support, alternative dispute resolution, etc.
Our Dedicated Team
Our clients benefit from Hilliard & Swartz's team of dedicated legal professionals, working together to achieve successful results while always focusing on our clients' well-being. Our divorce and family law lawyers are highly respected for their mastery of the field of family law and deep understanding of the legal nuances that sometimes can make or break a case. They are industry leaders and among the best in the region.
Our Philosophy: We Protect What You Value Most
We meet our clients during some of the most stressful and trying times in their lives. We understand what is at stake and have dedicated ourselves to helping our clients preserve what they value most. Our ultimate goal is ensuring our clients' well-being—both in the confidence gained from an experienced and knowledgeable legal team, and the comfort offered from a compassionate attorney willing to take the time to navigate you through what is often a complicated and emotional process.
Our Commitment: We Provide Personalized Client Service
We have helped thousands of individuals from all walks of life, including families, United States servicemen and women, business owners, and employees from some of the area's largest companies and organizations.
Every client relationship is treated as unique and special. At the beginning of each client relationship, we develop a unique client service plan. We spend the time necessary to understand each client's communication styles and preferences, which enables us to deliver both successful legal results as well as excellent personal service.
Awarded Fellowship into AAML
In 2016, Ms. Hilliard was inducted into and granted Fellowship into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (“AAML”). The AAML was founded in 1962 and is made up of highly skilled family law litigators and negotiators.
There are currently more than 1650 Fellows in the 50 states; however, West Virginia only has five members, with two of those five members being judges., Fellows across the United States are recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity.