H. Jeffrey Brahin Speaks at PBI Seminar

Mr. Brahin speaks on Commercial Evictions at PBI’s 20th Annual Real Estate Law Institute

H. Jeffrey Brahin, Esquire is pleased to announce that he was chosen to present a seminar on “Commercial Evictions and How to Avoid Them” at PBI’s prestigious Real Estate Law Institute in Philadelphia on December 9, 2016. This is the third time Mr. Brahin has been selected to present a seminar on commercial evictions for PBI.

The seminar was a comprehensive overview of commercial evictions, ranging from self-help, Municipal Court and District Justice Court evictions, Common Pleas Court actions as well as Confessions of Judgments. The seminar covered procedural requirements, substantive
law, as well as practical strategies for prosecuting and defending an eviction or ejectment action. This seminar also focused on drafting tips for leases from the perspectives of both
landlords and tenants.

Mr. Brahin concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation, general civil litigation, commercial landlord-tenant litigation, as well as transactional business and real estate matters. Mr. Brahin represents a wide variety of companies and individuals in litigation matters such as covenants not to compete, partnership and shareholders disputes, debt collection, Uniform Commercial Code litigation, options, adverse possession, partition, foreclosures, mechanics’ liens actions involving the Real Estate Seller Disclosure Act, actions to quiet title, condominium law matters and the Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act. He also has a corporate and real estate practice which involves entity formation and dissolution, mergers and acquisitions, employment agreements, business-to-business contracts, joint venture agreements, security agreements, commercial real estate acquisitions and sales, financing and leases. Mr. Brahin also has a large personal injury practice.

Experienced Family and Estate Law Attorney Joins Williams Family Law

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (January 2017) – Bucks County family law firm Williams Family Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that Lynelle A. Gleason has joined the firm, bringing her experience in Pennsylvania family law and estate law.

“Lynelle is a terrific addition to our team,” said Jeffrey M. Williams, Founder and Managing Partner of Williams Family Law. “The depth and breadth of her experience in family law and estate law in Bucks County and the surrounding area will bring significant benefits to our clients.”

Gleason has spent her legal career in Bucks County, representing local families during some of the most trying times of their lives. She concentrates her practice primarily on Pennsylvania family law and estate law. In her domestic relations practice, she handles a variety of family law matters, including divorce, child support, alimony, spousal support, equitable distribution and child custody. Gleason works closely with her clients through all phases of negotiation and, if necessary, litigation to resolve their family law-related matters. She also is experienced in estate law, where her practice includes the drafting of wills and trusts, as well as the administration of estates.

She is a member of the Attorney Psychologist Group, a select group of child custody evaluators and domestic relations attorneys in Bucks County, Montgomery County, and the greater-Philadelphia area. The organization focuses on best practices regarding important child custody issues such as the use of a psychologist and therapist during the family law process.

Gleason is an active member of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Bucks County Bar Association, Bucks County American Inn of Court and Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Temple University and her law degree from Widener University School of Law. She lives in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.
Williams Family Law, P.C. – Williams Family Law, P.C., is a premier family law firm based in Bucks County, Pa. The firm provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents’ custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related matters, primarily in Bucks County and Montgomery County, Pa. The family law attorneys also provide guidance and representation in alternative dispute resolution forums, handling mediation, arbitration and custody dispute resolution. The practice at Williams Family Law centers on four core principles: experienced guidance, compassionate advice, powerful advocacy and knowledge of the local courts and counsel. The firm prides itself on leadership within the profession and a strong record of success. To learn more, visit http://www.bucksfamilylawyers.com or email questions@bucksfamilylawyers.com.

Jessica Pritchard of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP Elected Vice President/President Elect of the Bucks County Bar Association

Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is pleased to announce that one of its attorneys, Partner Jessica Pritchard, has been elected to serve as Vice President/President Elect of the Bucks County Bar Association.  The Bucks County Bar Association, one of the oldest and most active bar associations in the United States, has over 800 members and is dedicated to providing support and fellowship for the advancement of the legal profession.  Ms. Pritchard has been an active member of the Association and has served in a variety of leadership roles, including as Board Secretary, Board member, as well as chair of the Family Law Section.

Jessica Pritchard chairs the firm’s family law department.  Her practice focuses  exclusively in the area of family law, where she handles all phases of the negotiation and litigation of domestic relations cases, including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony/spousal support, equitable distribution, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Celebrating over 25 years in business, Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is a full-service law firm that offers sophisticated, proactive, timely and cost-effective legal advice.   The Firm has a broad range of practice areas in Business & Finance; Family Law, Death & Serious Injury; Estates & Trusts; Health Care; Labor & Employment; Litigation; Nonprofits; Real Estate & Land Use; Tax; and Bankruptcy.  The Firm works with high net worth individuals, small to mid-sized, privately-held companies, nonprofits and health care organizations in the Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey areas.  Antheil Maslow & MacMinn, LLP is headquartered in Doylestown, Pennsylvania with a branch office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Robert J. Salzer Named Partner at Williams Family Law, P.C.

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (January 2017) – Bucks County family law firm Williams Family Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that divorce attorney Robert J. Salzer has been named a partner at the firm, effective January 2017.

“Bob excels at the practice of high-stakes family law and has been an integral part of the success we’ve enjoyed here at Williams Family Law,” said firm founder and Managing Partner Jeffrey M. Williams. “We are proud to welcome him as a partner in the firm.”

Holding an LL.M in Taxation, Salzer focuses his practice on financially complex, high net worth family law matters, including divorce, alimony and spousal support, equitable distribution, child support and child custody, marital agreements, and more. He previously served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Bucks County District Attorney’s office and is an experienced trial attorney, making him a particularly effective matrimonial law and child custody litigator.

He is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association and Bucks County American Inn of Court. An Avvo-rated attorney, Salzer has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star and volunteers with the Kiwanis Club of Central Bucks County.

Salzer earned a bachelor’s degree in English Writing from the University of Pittsburgh and then went on to earn his law degree from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. He received an LL.M in Taxation from Boston University School of Law in 2016. He lives in Northampton Township, Bucks County.

To learn more, please visit our website, www.bucksfamilylawyers.com.

Williams Family Law, P.C.Williams Family Law, P.C., is a premier family law firm based in Bucks County, Pa. The firm provides individuals with matrimonial and family law legal counsel and representation in alimony, child support, child custody, divorce, domestic partnership and cohabitation, grandparents’ custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation and related matters, primarily in Bucks County and Montgomery County, Pa. The family law attorneys also provide guidance and representation in alternative dispute resolution forums, handling mediation, arbitration and custody dispute resolution. The practice at Williams Family Law centers on four core principles: experienced guidance, compassionate advice, powerful advocacy and knowledge of the local courts and counsel. The firm prides itself on leadership within the profession and a strong record of success. To learn more, visit http://www.bucksfamilylawyers.com or email questions@bucksfamilylawyers.com.

Michael T. Pidgeon, Esq. Joins Eastburn and Gray, P.C.

Doylestown, PA – Eastburn and Gray announces the addition of attorney Michael T. Pidgeon, Esq. to the Business and Corporate law; Trusts and Estates law; and Litigation practice groups at Eastburn and Gray.

Mr. Pidgeon has extensive experience representing clients in business litigation at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts. He represents executors and other interested parties in will contests and other estate litigation. Mr. Pidgeon primarily handles cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and also appears in other jurisdictions on a pro hac vice basis. He is also experienced advising clients in connection with their estate planning and in drafting estate planning documents.

Prior to joining Eastburn and Gray, Mr. Pidgeon practiced law in New Jersey for more than a decade. He continues to actively represent clients in that jurisdiction.

“Mr. Pidgeon is a wonderful addition to our Doylestown practice,” said Rod Eastburn, President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastburn and Gray.

Mr. Pidgeon, a resident of Doylestown Borough, is a graduate of Washington & Lee University and received his J.D. from its law school. He also obtained a Certificate in Estate Planning from Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law.

 

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The tradition of excellence at the law firm of Eastburn and Gray, P.C. began nearly 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.

Two Eastburn and Gray Attorneys to Speak at PBI Real Estate Institute

Blue Bell, PA – Mark S. Cappuccio, Esq. and Joan Righter Price, Esq. will serve as faculty members of the 20th Annual PBI Real Estate Institute in Philadelphia on December 9, 2016.

The co-panelist’s seminar is entitled, “Tax Assessment Appeals: Procedures and Strategies” will cover tax assessment appeal procedures and strategies from the ground up, including: determining when to take an appeal (methodology); filing appeals; procedure before Board of Assessment; Appeals to Court from the Board of Assessment decision; and trial strategies at court level. The presentation will be geared to real estate professionals and attorneys practicing in the field.

Mr. Cappuccio is an experienced civil trial attorney with an extensive background in tax assessment law, commercial litigation, real estate, zoning, and condemnation. He represents individuals, businesses and municipalities in a variety of real estate matters including land use, zoning and condemnation cases. He serves as the solicitor to Lower Milford and Marlborough Townships.

Mrs. Price represents clients in litigation involving real estate valuation, exemption and constitutional issues as well as issues involving preferential assessments. Her practice emphasizes counseling counties and other taxing districts on compliance with the Consolidated County Assessment Law and other assessment statutes in Pennsylvania, particularly those counties considering or undergoing a countywide revision of assessments. She represents clients in hearings before local boards of assessment as well in the courts of common pleas and the appellate courts of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Eastburn and Gray, Mrs. Price served as Solicitor to the Montgomery County Board of Assessment Appeals for more than 20 years.

PBI is the continuing legal education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. The Annual Real Estate Institute is the PBI’s most popular real estate event of the year. To learn more about the PBI, please visit PBI’s website, www.pbi.org.

Three New Attorneys Have Joined Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC

(Huntingdon Valley, PA: November 9, 2016) Attorneys, Jill M. Bellak, John M. Hickey, and Jocelin A. Price have joined suburban law firm, Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC (SOGT Law).

Jill M. Bellak, maintains a diverse corporate and transactional practice, representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity and debt financings, private placements of securities and corporate governance matters. She assists clients with all aspects of business, corporate and securities transactions, including entity formation and governance, contract preparation and review, stock and asset sales, commercial loan transactions and succession planning.  Ms. Bellak is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Temple University where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She served as an editor of the Law Review of the University of Miami School of Law where she graduated Cum Laude. Ms. Bellak is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Florida.

John M. Hickey, concentrates his practice in the areas of both transactional corporate law and commercial litigation. On the transactional side, Mr. Hickey has experience with business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial real estate. He counsels clients on a variety of transactions including licensing agreements, leasing agreements, employment agreements, securities matters, and commercial contracts. With regards to commercial litigation, Mr. Hickey deals with a variety of matters, including landlord and tenant disputes as well as issues involving motor vehicle dealerships.

Jocelin A. Price concentrates her practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and fiduciary litigation issues. Ms. Price also has experience in insurance defense and personal injury litigation; affirmative recovery lawsuits on behalf of insurance carriers, including RICO; auto liability, property and casualty insurance fraud, first and third party benefits, bad faith, uninsured and underinsured motorist benefits, property claims, insurance coverage, subrogation, civil rights, municipal and government law.

Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg and Torchia, LLC has offices in Bucks and Montgomery Counties, focusing on business/corporate, real estate, employment, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, and non-profit law. With 25 attorneys, the firm provides legal services to a wide range of enterprises throughout the region, including serving as outside general counsel for middle
market companies, startups and non-profit organizations, providing niche services to multinational corporations and offering general legal advice to many long-standing business clients.

Susan Gibson participated in the Learning with Lawyers program

Susan Gibson, an associate with Antheil Maslow & MacMinn’s Family Law and Litigation practice groups, participated in the Learning with Lawyers program last month at the Snyder-Girotti Elementary School in Bristol Borough School District.  The Learning with Lawyers program is offered through the Bucks County Bar Association.  It provides two lawyer teams to teach a classroom of students about the Constitution and how the country makes our laws.

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