H. Jeffrey Brahin presented a seminar entitled “Commercial Evictions in Pennsylvania” at the Bucks County Bar Association on January 6, 2022. This seminar was a comprehensive overview of commercial evictions, including self-help, District Justice and Municipal Court actions, Common Pleas lawsuits and Confessions of Judgment. The seminar covered procedure and substantive law considerations. Confessions of Judgment were discussed in detail, including the drafting and negotiating of the cognovit clause, entering, and executing the judgment, petitions to strike and open the judgment, and appeals. Practical strategies were reviewed regarding negotiations, notices, discovery, stays of execution, etc.
Mr. Brahin focuses his practice on complex commercial and real estate litigation, as well as real estate and corporate transactional work. Mr. Brahin represents a wide variety of companies and individuals in litigation matters including landlord-tenant litigation, litigation regarding options, adverse possession, partition, foreclosures, mechanics liens, actions to quiet title, condominium litigation, rights of first refusal and the Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act. He also represents numerous entities in commercial litigation matters which include covenants not to compete, trade secret disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, commercial debt collection and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection law matters. Mr. Brahin has been named a Super Lawyer for the past four years. He is Co-Chair of the Bucks County Business Law Institute and served on the Bucks County ad hoc committee on preliminary injunction procedure. Mr. Brahin also has an active mediation and private arbitration practice.