Attorney Josh J.T. Byrne Presents at Chester County Bench and Bar Conference on Avoiding Legal Malpractice


Josh J.T. Byrne

Swartz Campbell LLC is pleased to announce that Josh J.T. Byrne, Esq., a partner with the firm, presented at the Chester County Bench and Bar Conference on September 15, 2017 regarding Avoiding Legal Malpractice.

Josh Byrne is a member of the Professional Liability group in Swartz Campbell LLC’s Philadelphia, PA office.Mr. Byrne is the Vice Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Professional Liability Committee and a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He speaks throughout Pennsylvania on malpractice avoidance, and recently authored an article in The Legal Intelligencer entitled “It’s Not Your File! Actually, it is Your Client’s File.” Mr. Byrne has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” and has been rated as an AV “Preeminent” lawyer by Martindale-Hubble.

Mr. Byrne graduated in 1997 with a dual major in Political Science and Japanese Studies from Earlham College in Richmond, IN. After college, Mr. Byrne worked for two years as a coordinator for international relations in Chiba, Japan. He obtained his J.D. in 1997 from Rutgers University, where he earned a Recognition of Excellence in the Domestic Violence Program and was a Moot Court Semi Finalist (Top Ten Brief). Following graduation from law school, Mr. Byrne worked for two years in the honors program of the Department of Justice as a law clerk for administrative law judges.

Mr. Byrne is a regular contributor to Swartz Campbell’s professional liability blog. Mr. Byrne is also the author of a reoccurring column in The Legal Intelligencer on professional liability issues. In February 2016, Mr. Byrne was appointed by the Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association to serve as a Zone One delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates.

Swartz Campbell LLC is a regional insurance defense firm providing legal services and counseling to insurers and self insureds in litigated matters throughout the United States. Focusing its practice primarily on the East Coast, Swartz Campbell LLC attorneys have become leaders in their fields of expertise. Swartz Campbell attorneys are regularly called upon to take over or assist in complex matters involving issues of first impression. Many of the cases which form the basis of Pennsylvania law have their origin in the briefs and argument of Swartz Campbell attorneys. The firm has offices throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with additional regional offices being located in New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware. To learn more about the firm, please see

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