Welcome New BCBA Members for June 2018!
Peter Jefferson Moak
Jeremy A. Whalen
Thank you to our sponsors and everyone who supported our 2018 Bucks County Bar Foundation Annual Charity Golf Tournament held at the Jericho National Golf Club, in New Hope, PA.
Congratulations to our winners below:
Men- John Schultz
Women- Emma Kline
Closest to the Pin:
Men- Don Adriaansen 9’ 9 ½ “
Women- Jill Fein 7’0”
First Place Winners (left to right):
Troy Farrington, Breandan Nemec, Michael Meginniss, and Lawrence Scheetz, Jr.
Second Place Winners:
Keith Williams, Bill Mabon, Greg Mitsch, and Greg Chaffee
Third Place Winners:
John Schultz, Evan McGillin, Matt Jankowski, and Andrew Mockaitis
Most Honest (left to right):
Barbara Lyons and Maureen Anderson
Putting Contest Winner:
Bob Repko (on left)
Foundation President Tina Mazaheri thanking Barbara Lyons, our Tournament Sponsor for her tremendous support!
Kimberly Freimuth and Robert Gundlach, partners in the Bucks County office of Fox Rothschild LLP, are among the faculty for Land Use Institute 2018, a continuing legal education program scheduled for July 18 by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The biennial program helps land use practitioners identify and examine significant trends, recent case law, regional development patterns and regulatory changes.
In her practice at Fox, Freimuth handles a broad range of real estate, zoning and land use matters. Gundlach, a recognized authority in real estate and zoning law in the region, is co-chair of the firm’s Zoning and Land Use Practice Group and immediate past chair of the Real Estate Department.
Joel D. Rosen and Eric B. Smith Appointed to the Montgomery Bar Foundation Board of Trustees
Norristown, PA, June 7, 2018– High Swartz partners, Joel D. Rosen and Eric B. Smith have been appointed to the Board of the Trustees for the Montgomery Bar Foundation. Mr. Rosen has been reappointed for a 3 year term, while Mr. Smith, as Immediate Past President of the Montgomery Bar Association, is appointed for a one year term.
The Montgomery Bar Foundation is the charitable affiliate of the Montgomery Bar Association. Since 1987, the Bar Foundation has supported law-related educational, charitable, and humanitarian projects throughout Montgomery County. Grants awarded by the Foundation have been used to help the elderly, homeless, victims of domestic violence, troubled and underprivileged youth, and many other individuals and families in need. Visit their website at http://www.montgomerybarfoundation.org/index.html.
Joel D. Rosen is Managing Partner of High Swartz LLP. With more than 30 years of legal experience, his areas of practice include franchise law, business and commercial law, employment law, trademark/copyright law and commercial leasing. Mr. Rosen has counseled numerous businesses with regard to general corporate and commercial transactions, including, formation, mergers & acquisitions, licensing, sales, and financing projects. Mr. Rosen’s corporate client base spans a broad spectrum of industries, including: biotechnology, franchise, weight loss, food and restaurant, consumer products, media and entertainment, software and technology and nonprofit organizations.
Eric B. Smith is a partner with High Swartz LLP and the Immediate Past President of the Montgomery Bar Association. His practice focuses on commercial, real estate, and municipal litigation, as well as business disputes. In 2010 Home Depot appointed Mr. Smith as its Regional Outside Counsel for the region that includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Since 2005 he has served as the Solicitor for the City of Reading Charter Board, specializing in Home Rule Charter Law and local governance. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Smith also served as a part-time Solicitor for Montgomery County assigned to the Office of the Controller. Mr. Smith also serves on the Board of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP).
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About High Swartz LLP: High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the full-service law firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to www.highswartz.com.
AMM congratulates our 2018 Super Lawyer and Rising Star attorneys named in the 2018 Super Lawyer listing by Thomson Reuters.
Jessica Pritchard, chair of the firm’s Family Law practice group, was named one of the “Top 50 Women” again this year, and one of Philadelphia’s Top 100 attorneys by the publisher of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine. Ms. Pritchard has been included in the Super Lawyer listing for the past four years.
Elizabeth Fineman, a Partner in our Family Law department, was named a 2018 Rising Star by the same publication for the sixth year.
Both Pritchard and Fineman concentrate their practices exclusively in Family Law
Mary R. LaSota
High Swartz, LLP
Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg, LLC
Travis P. Nelson
Reed Smith, LLP
David Martin Silver
Master Weinstein Moyer, PC
Lauren Pregmon Tetreault
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (May 21, 2018) – High Swartz LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Norristown and Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that 10 of its attorneys have been named among Pennsylvania’s 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
The High Swartz attorneys named Super Lawyers, and the practice areas for which they have been recognized, are:
- Melissa M. Boyd – Family Law
- Mary Cushing Doherty – Family Law
- Mark R. Fischer, Jr. – Civil Litigation: Defense
- Gilbert P. High, Jr. – State, Local & Municipal
- Thomas D. Rees – Employment & Labor
- Joel D. Rosen – Business & Corporate Law
- Eric B. Smith – Real Estate
The High Swartz attorneys named 2018 Pennsylvania Rising Stars are:
- Kevin B. Cornish – General Litigation
- Elizabeth C. Early – Family Law
- Stephanie A. Henrick – Estate & Probate
A program of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who, through a peer review and independent research process, have been identified as attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania’s 50,000 lawyers and the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming Pennsylvania lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, respectively.
Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including verdicts and settlements; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.
High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the full-service law firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to www.highswartz.com.
Doylestown and Blue Bell, PA – Ten attorneys from Eastburn and Gray were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania SuperLawyers list. The lawyers with this distinguished recognition include:
Grace M. Deon
Employment & Labor, Schools & Education, General Litigation
Rising Stars; 2005 to 2007
SuperLawyers; 2013 to present
Sarah A. Eastburn
Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Tax: Consumer
Rising Stars; 2017 to present
Marc D. Jonas
Land Use/Zoning, Government/Cities/Municipalities, Real Estate
SuperLawyers; 2004 to present
Rising Stars; 2005
SuperLawyers; 2013 to present
Kellie A. McGowan
Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate
Rising Stars; 2012 to 2017
Michael T. Pidgeon
Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate
Rising Stars; 2014, 2015, 2017 to present
Zachary A. Sivertsen
Land Use/Zoning, Legislative & Governmental Affairs, Civil Litigation, Real Estate
Rising Stars; 2018
Joanne D. Sommer
Schools & Education, Employment Litigation: Defense
SuperLawyers: 2016 to present
John A. VanLuvanee
Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate
SuperLawyers; 2008 to present
Robert R. Watson, Jr.
Construction Litigation, General Litigation, Government/ Cities/Municipalities
Rising Stars; 2008, 2010 and 2013 to 2014
SuperLawyers; 2015 to present
SuperLawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Click here to read more about SuperLawyers’ methodologies. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit www.SuperLawyers.com.
The tradition of excellence at the law firm of Eastburn and Gray, P.C. began more than 140 years ago and continues today. With law offices in Doylestown, Bucks County and Blue Bell, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, our experienced attorneys provide high quality legal services throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. As a full service firm, Eastburn and Gray attorneys practice in diverse areas of the law, effectively meeting the needs of the firm’s clients.
To learn more about our firm, our practice areas and our attorneys, please visit our website: www.eastburngray.com.
The Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee is pleased to announce the addition of a Russian Language Brochure to the website. Information on Mediation translated into Spanish, Polish and now Russian can be found on the BCBA website under the Attorney Resources and Community Resources tabs, scrolling down to Mediation.