Stark & Stark Attorneys Named Among Top PA Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Yardley, PA – The law firm of Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that six of our Bucks County attorneys were named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list and the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list. All of these attorneys are based in the firm’s Yardley office. Visit SuperLawyers.com for more information about the selection process.

The Stark & Stark attorneys who made the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list include:

The Stark & Stark attorneys who made the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list:

Additionally, congratulations to Shareholder Joseph Cullen, who was also announced as one of the attorneys in the Top 100 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List, and one of the attorneys in the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers List.

For more information about our attorneys and practices, please visit www.stark-stark.com.

Weber Kracht and Chellew Welcome Attorney Sandy Jainauth-Barone

Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law
Welcomes Attorney Sandy Jainauth-Barone

Perkasie, PA– Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law are pleased to welcome attorney Sandy Jainauth-Barone to the firm. Her practice areas include Insurance Defense, Civil and Commercial Litigation, and Estate Planning and Administration.

“Sandy is known for her tenacious advocacy on behalf of her clients,” said Weber Kracht and Chellew managing partner, Michael Kracht. “Her dedication, focus, and genuine care for her work on behalf of her clients are evident in every case.”

Jainauth-Barone received her law degree from City University of New York Law School in 1995 and her undergraduate degree from Queens College in 1992, graduating with academic honors. In addition to a certificate in estate planning, she earned her master of laws in taxation from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2009.

Outside of the office, Jainauth-Barone serves as a volunteer attorney with the Wills for Heroes Foundation drafting and executing wills, financial powers of attorney, and health care documents for first responders and their spouses or domestic partners. She is also a tax volunteer with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, providing tax assistance to individuals and families with low to moderate income.

Jainauth-Barone is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. An active member of the Bucks County Bar Association, she is also affiliated with the Bucks County Estate Planning Council.

Sandra Jainauth-Barone, Esq.

About Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law:

Weber Kracht & Chellew is a general practice law firm located in Perkasie, PA which handles a variety of legal matters for corporate, municipal, the the insurance industry, charitable entities and individual clientele. Although active primarily in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the firm’s practice also reaches Philadelphia and the surrounding suburban counties, both in federal and state courts. Originally established in 1968 by Mark B. Weber of Sellersville, Pennsylvania, a 1953 graduate of Rutgers University School of Law, who retired from the firm in 2011, the firm continues to carry on a tradition of attentive, relaxed and friendly service to its community and clientele, while providing a wide range of legal services as dedicated advocates and trusted legal advisors. For more information visit www.wkclaw.net or call 215-257-5114.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. co-founder & Doylestown resident Anthony S. Volpe named to 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. co-founder and Doylestown resident Anthony S. Volpe has been named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Eight firm attorneys joined him on the list, and four others were named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.

Anthony S. Volpe, Esq.

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 17, 2017) – Volpe and Koenig, P.C., an intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, NJ, announced today that Douglas J. Bucklin, John C. Donch Jr., Gerald “Jay” B. Halt Jr., Randolph J. Huis, C. Frederick Koenig III, Thomas A. Mattioli, Ryan W. O’Donnell, John J. O’Malley and Anthony S. Volpe have been named to the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. In addition, Joseph P. Gushue, Edward T. La Barr, Robert D. Leonard and Neil C. Maskeri were recognized on the 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.

Each year, no more than five percent of lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the Super Lawyers honor, and no more than 2.5 percent receive the Rising Stars honor. Those on the Rising Stars list must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. 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. For more information on selection methodology, see SuperLawyers.com.

About Volpe and Koenig, P.C. – Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides worldwide client counseling on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, technology transfers, due diligence, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. The firm’s attorneys, agents and technical advisors have expertise in a wide range of industries and serve a diverse roster of U.S. and multinational clients. For additional information, please visit vklaw.com.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Hosts AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Hosts AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event
Doylestown’s Anthony S. Volpe Lends Support to Area Colleagues

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 12, 2017) – Volpe and Koenig, P.C., an intellectual property (IP) law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton, NJ, hosted the 2017 American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Women in IP Global Networking Event on May 4 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia. The global event united female IP practitioners from more than 50 cities around the world for a day dedicated to establishing and strengthening relationships and exchanging ideas. The Philadelphia gathering drew more than 40 representatives from leading companies and law firms with an interest in intellectual property law. Midway through the evening, a “roll call” allowed local participants to greet counterparts from across North and South America via an intercontinental conference call.Guests enjoyed refreshments by Starr Catering Group and painted vibrant flowers using watercolors under the instruction of artists from PAFA. Said Volpe and Koenig Executive Director Beth Collins, “This was a lot of fun and definitely not your typical networking event. We wanted to do something different while bringing this talented group of professionals together, and everyone seemed to appreciate that the evening was unlike any other.” Added firm co-founder and Doylestown resident Anthony S. Volpe, “It was our honor to host this year’s event in support of women working in the field of intellectual property law. Lots of new and renewed connections were made, and the flowers turned out great, too!”

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Co-Founder Anthony S. Volpe (left) and the firm’s Dawn C. Kerner and John C. Donch Jr. proudly display their handiwork at the 2017 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event, held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts on May 4

Anthony S. Volpe (left) and guests at the 2017 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event, hosted in Philadelphia by Volpe and Koenig, P.C., enjoy a painting activity at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts on May 4

About Volpe and Koenig, P.C. – Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides worldwide client counseling on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, technology transfers, due diligence, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. The firm’s attorneys, agents and technical advisors have expertise in a wide range of industries and serve a diverse roster of U.S. and multinational clients. For additional information, please visit www.vklaw.com.

Weber Kracht and Chellew Announce Promotion of Michael F. Frisbie to Partner

Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law
Announces Promotion of Michael F. Frisbie to Partner

Perkasie, PA – Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law are pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Michael Frisbie to partner, effective January 2017. Frisbie has been with the firm since October 2013. His practice areas include Estate Planning and Administration, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Business Organizations, and Real Estate.

“Mike Frisbie’s expertise in business organizations is a valuable resource to the firm and the small business owners we serve,” said Weber Kracht and Chellew managing partner, Michael Kracht. “He is adept at helping our clients develop successful strategies for operation and growth.”

Frisbie received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden in 1996. He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from The Pennsylvania State University in 1990. In May 2016, he earned an Estate Planning Certificate from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law.

Dedicated to his profession and his community, Mike, an Eagle Scout, is Scoutmaster of Troop 6 of Doylestown and is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association.  He has served as a Court-appointed arbitrator on Arbitration Panels in the Courts of Common Pleas of Bucks, Lehigh, and Monroe Counties and has also been selected by his peers for private arbitration matters.  In 2004, Frisbie completed the prestigious National Institute of Trial Advocacy Program at Temple University. He has lectured on arbitration practice in Philadelphia County and to numerous industry professionals on the topics of Pennsylvania law, Pennsylvania practice, and litigation strategies in Pennsylvania. Mike frequently presents seminars in the community on estate planning.

Michael F. Frisbie, Esq.

Weber Kracht and Chellew Welcome Dacey W. Keller as Firm Administrator

Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law
Welcomes Dacey W. Keller as Firm Administrator

Perkasie, PA – Weber Kracht and Chellew Attorneys at Law are pleased to welcome Dacey W. Keller to the firm. As Firm Administrator, Keller is responsible for office operations, including human resource, information systems, financial management, and facilities management.

Keller holds certifications in SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional). She is an adjunct professor at the Lehigh Campus of Pennsylvania State University, where she teaches a course on the Human Resources Management SHRM certification review program.

“Dacey’s work is inspired by making sure our staff knows they are valued and empowered to perform their jobs to the fullest,” said Weber Kracht and Chellew partner and chief financial officer, Rick Howard.

A dual major in Human Resource Management & Business Management, Keller earned her degrees from DeSales University in 2004. In 2013, she received a Certificate in Professional Human Resource Management from Pennsylvania State University.

Dacey W. Keller

Nine Eastburn and Gray Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Pennsylvania SuperLawyers

Doylestown, PA – Nine attorneys from Eastburn and Gray were selected for inclusion in the 2017 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

Kimberly Litzke
Family Law
Rising Stars; 2005
SuperLawyers; 2013 to present

Kellie A. McGowan
Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate
Rising Stars; 2012 to present

Michael J. Savona
Land Use/Zoning , State, Local & Municipal, Real Estate: Business
Rising Stars; 2011
SuperLawyers; 2017 to present

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

Super Lawyers, 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 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.

11 High Swartz Attorneys Named Among PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (May 12, 2017) – High Swartz LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Norristown and Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been named among Pennsylvania’s 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

The High Swartz attorneys named Super Lawyers, and the practice areas for which they have been recognized, are:

The High Swartz attorneys named 2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars are:

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 general practice 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.

Jeffrey M. Williams Again Named Among Top Pennsylvania Divorce Lawyers

Jeffrey M. Williams Again Named Among Top Pennsylvania Divorce Lawyers
Bucks County divorce attorney listed among 2017 PA Super Lawyers

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (May 2017) –  Bucks County family law firm Williams Family Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that Founder and Managing Partner, Jeffrey M. Williams, has been named a 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.

This marks the 13th year that Williams, who practices in Bucks and Montgomery counties, has been recognized as a Super Lawyer, having been named to the list each year since 2005. He focuses his practice on complex divorce, high-income alimony and spousal support, complex child support and high-conflict child custody cases. He is widely regarded as one of the top divorce attorneys in Bucks County and one of the leading family law attorneys in Pennsylvania.

A program of Thomson Reuters, Pennsylvania 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 are named to the Super Lawyers list.

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.


Jeffrey M. Williams, Esq.

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, cohabitation, grandparents’ custody rights, equitable distribution, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements, spousal support, matrimonial taxation issues and related legal matters. 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 www.bucksfamilylawyers.com or emailquestions@bucksfamilylawyers.com.

Sarah A. Eastburn, Esq. and Kimberly Litzke, Esq. to Speak at Bucks County Bar Association

Doylestown, PA – Sarah A. Eastburn, Esq. and Kimberly Litzke, Esq. will speak to the Bucks County Bar Association on May 23, 2017 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Their presentation will cover estate issues with divorcing parties. This event is being sponsored by the Family Law section of the Bucks County Bar Association.

Ms. Eastburn’s professional practice at Eastburn and Gray, P.C. includes Wills, Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Taxation. She frequently advises clients at all stages of estate planning including wealth transfer, asset protection and succession strategies. She earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, her law degree from Hofstra University School of Law, and her LL.M in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law.

Ms. Litzke is a Shareholder and chair of the Family Law practice group at Eastburn and Gray. For nearly 20 years, she has represented clients in domestic relations related matters including divorce, custody, child and spousal support, protection from abuse, alimony and equitable distribution.

The Bucks County Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active bar associations in the United States. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the Bucks County Bar Association is dedicated to providing support and fellowship for the advancement of the legal profession. To learn more, please visit the Bucks County Bar Association’s website, www.bucksbar.org.

Sarah Eastburn, Esq.


Kimberly Litzke, Esq.

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.