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Heather Rochelle Sweren

Heather Rochelle Sweren

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Family

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About Me

Heather R. Sweren joined Brodsky, Renehan, Pearlstein, & Bouquet as an Associate in 2006 and was promoted to Partner in 2015. She is licensed to practice law in Maryland. Ms. Sweren received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2001 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore in 2005.

As part of her legal studies, Ms. Sweren interned with the Honorable Gary Everngam in the District Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, and the Honorable John W. Debelius, III, in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Maryland. Following graduation, she clerked with the Honorable William J. Rowan, III, in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Maryland.


Ms. Sweren is a talented family law litigator. She is a Certified Best Interest Attorney for minors as well as co-chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association Family Law Section. In addition to her client duties, Ms. Sweren is also involved in the Family Law Update. The Family Law Update is a program run by Brodsky Renehan, at the request of the Maryland Bar Association, which educates other Maryland attorneys on developements over the previous year in Family Law.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    9 years
  2. Child Support: 25%
    9 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    9 years
  4. Family: 20%
    9 years

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Contact Info

Brodsky, Renehan, Pearlstein, & Bouquet, Chartered

16061 Comprint Circle
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877-1321



Professional Misconduct

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarMaryland Super Lawyers2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBrodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered2015 - Present
AssociateBrodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered2006 - 2014
Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Rowan, IIICircuit Court of Maryland, Montgomery County2005 - 2006
Law ClerkAnderson & Quinn, LLC2004 - 2005
Intern to the Honorable John W. Debelius, IIICircuit Court of Maryland, Montgomery County2004 - 2005
Law ClerkStoner, Preston & Boswell, Chartered2003 - 2004
Legal AssistantDistrict Court of Maryland, Montgomery County2003 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionCLE Co-chair2010 - Present
Montgomery County Inns of CourtAssociate Member2010 - 2011
Montgomery County Inns of CourtAssociate Member2006 - 2007
Maryland State Bar Association, Family & Juvenile Law SectionMemberN/A
Women's Bar Association of Maryland, Family Law CommitteeMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Maryland, College ParkN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Montgomery County Legal SeminarsWhen a Marriage Ends: Financial, Property and Practical Issues Both Wife and Husband Must Consider2013