Missy M. Boyd

Missy M. Boyd

Boyd & Early Family Law LLC
  • Family Law, Divorce, Juvenile Law
  • Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Biography

Melissa M. Boyd is an owner and attorney at Boyd & Early Family Law LLC. She concentrates her practice on family law. She advocates in various areas including, but not limited to, divorce, pre-nuptial and post-divorce agreements, child custody and support, equitable distribution, alimony, adoptions, protection from abuse and juvenile law. She has dedicated much of her professional career to preserving the rights of children and their families.
She is a frequent presenter on family law topics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association.

Ms. Boyd is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and she serves on the board of governors for the Pennsylvania Chapter . She also is a member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Montgomery Bar Association. She previously served as the chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery Bar Association.

A graduate of Washington College and the University of Baltimore School of Law, Ms. Boyd has received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 8 years, has been a named a Best Lawyer in America since 2016 and has been named among the 10 Leaders of Matrimonial Law in Philadelphia.

Ms. Boyd has been certified as a Family Law Arbitrator by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Education
University of Baltimore
J.D. | School of Law
Honors: Cum Laude
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Washington College
B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Family Law Attorney
Boyd & Early Family Law LLC
- Current
Family Law Attorney
High Swartz LLP
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Divorce and Property Distribution during Bankruptcy
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Valuing Small Business in Divorce
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Awards
Lawyer of the Year, Family Law Arbitration - Philadelphia 2023
Best Lawyers of America
Five Star Attorney - Divorce/Family Law 2022
Suburban Life Magazine
Top Lawyer, 2018-2019, 2021-present
Main Line Today
Lawyer of the Year-Family Law, Philadelphia 2020
Best Lawyers of America
Ages 45 and under
Ten Leaders - Divorce Law - Greater Philadelphia
Special Achievement Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
2011 Lawyers on the Fast Track
The Legal Intelligencer
Frederick Cohen, Esquire - Award of Excellence, 2009, 2011
Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court for Family Law
Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2008, 2010, 2011
Philadelphia Magazine
Rising Stars, 2008, 2010-2014
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer 2015-present
Super Lawyers
Family Law, 2016 - present
Best Lawyers of America
Top 50 Women Lawyers - Pennsylvania, 2018 - present
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Pennsylvania Lawyers, 2018 - present
Super Lawyer
Top Philadelphia Lawyers, 2018 - present
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Peer Reviewed
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
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Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
- Current
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U.S. District Court, Maryland
Member
- Current
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Maryland State Bar
Member
- Current
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Montgomery Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Juvenile Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Boyd & Early Family Law Website
Contact & Map
High Swartz
40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Telephone: (610) 275-0700