Elizabeth Pitts, Esquire

Elizabeth Pitts is currently the Associate Director of Investigations with Swarthmore College. Prior to taking that position in October 2013, she was a Deputy District Attorney with the Chester County District Attorney’s Officer where she was employed for twenty years. Elizabeth graduated from Philadelphia College of Art in 1983 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts and a minor in Art Therapy. In 1993 she was awarded a J.D. from Widener University School of Law. Since 1993 Elizabeth has been employed by the Chester County District Attorney’s Office and has prosecuted hundreds of cases including first degree homicides, sexual assaults, white collar crimes and child abuse cases. Since 2000 Elizabeth has been a member of the Chester County Child Abuse Unit whose exclusive responsibility is to prosecute child physical and sexual abuse cases. Elizabeth has successfully tried over 50 jury trials many of which were felony cases with child victims. Elizabeth has been a guest lecturer on child abuse and Megan’s Law related topics at West Chester University, Wilmington College, and Alvernia University. She has also been a member of the faculty for the Widener University School of Law trial advocacy program (ITAP). In 2009 Elizabeth was appointed Co-Director of the Chester County Children’s Advocacy Center.