Meet Lila Swann

Special Education Lawyer + Advocate

Lila understands when you are facing legal challenges you need a support system and a trusted advisor.  When working with clients, she looks at your unique situation from all perspectives, compares your situation to the law, and guides you on the best course of action. She will always be honest with you and never lead you down a road that will cause unnecessary stress and heartache for you and your family.

Lila’s dedication to ensuring students in special education are treated properly comes from having an aunt with Down Syndrome. Everyday Lila watched her family vigorously advocate for her aunt and others, and now Lila wants to do the same for your child.

After working in marketing, printing, and television news, Lila decided to attend Charleston School of Law – one of the best decision she has ever made. Lila immensely enjoyed being a law student and earned the honors of Presidential Scholar, Law Review, and Cum Laude graduate.

Originally from Morehead City, NC (a coastal town very similar to Beaufort), Lila is thrilled to finally call the South Carolina Lowcountry home. The Lowcountry has always been a special place for Lila as her grandmother grew-up in Summerville, where Lila’s mom was born also.

Outside of helping families like yours, Lila enjoys the saltmarshes of Beaufort, exploring all the wonderful areas of Charleston, reading, and being entertained by her loveable dogs, Clifford and Murff.

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“When you hire me to defend your child’s educational rights and help you navigate special education law, I understand I work for you and your child.

For this reason, you will always be supported, respected and welcomed.”


  • Charleston School of Law, cum laude
    Presidential Honors Scholar,
    Charleston Law Review
  • The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, BA

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina


  • Changing Times, Changing Minds: The Importance of Higher Constitutional Protection for Intellectually Disabled Citizens.

Contact Lila directly.