Charissa Liller, a Doylestown attorney, has announced her candidacy for Judge of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. Liller is running on both the Democrat and Republican ballots in the May primary.
A partner at Curtin & Heefner LLP, where she serves as chair of the firm’s Family Law Section, Liller has 20 years’ experience practicing in the Court of Common Pleas.
She started her legal career as an assistant district attorney, where she prosecuted cases including child abuse, domestic violence, aggravated and simple assault, drug deliveries, burglaries and robberies.
For over 15 years, Liller has primarily practiced family law, and has handled every type of case in Family Court. She also worked within the mental health system as an assistant solicitor for the Bucks County Department of Mental Health.
Prior to attending law school, Liller was a social worker with Children & Youth Services in Pittsburgh.
Liller just completed a term as the chair of the Women Lawyers’ Division of the Bucks County Bar Association, and she also serves on the Board of Directors at the Bucks County Children’s Museum.
She lives in Doylestown with her daughter, Cydney (a first grader).