James Swetz

Cramer, Swetz, McManus & Jordan, P.C.
711 Sarah Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

James A. Swetz    Public Defender, Monroe County, 1979-1980.  Listed, Pennsylvania Superlawyer, 2007, 2009-2017.  Named in 2012 to Pennsylvania's Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers' Association.  Named Pocono's Best Criminal Defense Lawyer for 2013 by Greatest Around the Poconos.  Named to the "10 Best" list by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.  


  1976, Pennsylvania; 1977, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1991, Florida; 1994, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2016  


  Staff Member, 1974-1975, and Case and Comment Editor, 1975-1976, Villanova Law Review.  Author: Casenote, 20 Villanova Law Review 520, 1974-1975.  

Practice Areas

  Criminal Defense; DUI/DWI; Drug Crimes; Felonies; Homicide; Misdemeanors; White Collar Crime; Juvenile Law; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Wrongful Death; Dog Bites; Civil Rights; Litigation  

Law School:

  Villanova University, J.D.  


  Monroe County Bar Association; The Florida Bar; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Board of Directors 2005-2009; Vice President-Middle District, 2009-11; President-Elect 2011-12; President 2013-2015, Immediate Past Present 2015).  


  Yonkers, New York