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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