The divorce and family law firm, Shemtob Law, PC, is pleased to announce that Abby Silverman Leeds has joined the firm as an associate where she will handle divorce, custody, protection from abuse cases and other family law matters.
Until recently, Ms. Leeds had served as Executive Director of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, where her experience and passion for child advocacy helped grow the organization and expand its reach into the community. Prior to that, Ms. Leeds was an assistant district attorney in Montgomery County for nearly five years. She was assigned to the Sex Crimes and Major Crimes Units, prosecuting some of the most serious offenders in the county. As a member of the Pretrials Unit, Ms. Leeds was also involved in supporting other trial teams handling pre- and post-trial motions. In addition, Ms. Leeds took responsibility for prosecuting all animal cruelty cases brought to the county.
A 2002 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Ms. Leeds received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in 2006. Before attending law school, she worked as an Advocate with the Victim Services Center of Montgomery County. Ms. Leeds has served as a member of the Child Advocacy Committee of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Children’s Roundtable and Truancy Taskforce. Because of her expertise, she is frequently interviewed by local and regional news media for cases involving child abuse and cases involving children. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations.Shemtob Law, PC is a full service family law firm based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. The firm’s 6 lawyers all focus exclusively on family law assisting clients with divorce, division of assets, custody, child and spousal support and prenuptial agreements. It is one of the largest family law boutique firms in the Philadelphia area.