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Bar Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, December 1980
  • United States District Court Eastern District of PA, October 1981
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, October 1981

Practical and Professional Experience:

1994 - Present
Sole practitioner in general practice of law
, West Chester, PA
Practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Administration, Business Law, Family Law, and minor Criminal Offenses (such as DUI).

1992-1994
President and Shareholder: Newport Properties Inc., Bradley, IL
Responsibilities included: acquisitions, subdivision approvals, project financing, development and construction of a large condominium project in Bradley, Illinois. Co-owner of company which purchased and developed property into one hundred eighty unit condominium project. Negotiated development and construction financing with commercial banks, supervised construction of buildings, and both the sale and settlement of condominiums.

1989-1992
Sole practitioner in general practice of law, West Chester, PA
Approximately 70% of practice was real estate related. Principal in real estate development company and real estate brokerage firm.

1987-1989
Vice President, General Counsel:
Rowan Management, Inc., West Chester, PA
Duties included: acquisition, financing and development of large residential real estate projects. Dealt directly with municipalities in the subdivision approval process, negotiated with lenders for acquisition and improvement financing.

1984-1987
Sole practitioner in general practice of law.
Approximately 70% of practice was in real state field. Residential closings, zoning matters, real estate financing.

1982-1984
Associate:
Schuster, Shafer, Palma and Dougherty, West Chester, PA
Practiced in the areas of Civil Litigation, Family Law, Real Estate and Criminal Law.

1981-1982
Sole practitioner in general practice of law.
50% of practice was in real estate field.

Education:

St. John’s University School of Law, Jamaica, NY
J.D. May 1980

St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
B.A. May 1976

     
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