Cases & Experience

Real Estate Experience:

I have acted as counsel for both buyers and sellers in both residential and commercial real estate transaction and large land development projects for 48 years. A few of these projects are listed below:


A. East Rockhill Township, PA - Forty (40) unit independent living facility for persons over 55 years of age with adjacent community center; 

B. Lansdale, PA - Conversion of 30 unit apartment to condominium units;


C. Doylestown Township, PA - Cedarcrest Farm subdivision and land development of sixty-Five (65) residential units constructed; 


D. New Britain Township, PA -New Britain Shopping Center sale, subdivision and land development of 100 acres with commercially-zoned land for shopping center, hospital and office space. Buyer's investment at time of original settlement $18 million dollars.
E. Bensalem Township, PA -Sale, subdivision and land development of 29-acre project for Women's Humane Society of Pennsylvania a $10 Million Dollar project.
F. Warminster, PA -Federal Lands Re-Use Authority, created Authority for Public Entity to sell and/or develop the Johnsville Naval Air Station at Street & Jacksonville Roads. 


G. West Rockhill Township -Residential subdivision and land development of forty (40) acre property.


H. Solicitor for Bensalem Twp and Falls Twp for 20 years as their atty for Land Development Zoning and Growth.




  • Deputy General Counsel Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and attorney in charge of all major case litigation. Organized expansion of the authority's Legal and Risk Management Departments.


  • Appointed Special Trial Counsel, Bucks County Commissioners-(Defense of Civil Rights and other actions against the County and/or the County Commissioners and in the Federal Court for Probation Officers, Bucks County prison guards, and various department heads).

  • Solicitor, Federal Lands Reuse Authority of Bucks County

  • Special Trial Counsel, Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police (Defense of Civil Rights actions, medical malpractice cases, and disciplinary matters)

  • Special Counsel to Bucks County Economic Adjustment Committee (NAWC). (Predecessor entity to F.L.R.A.) 


  • Special Trial Counsel, Police, and Firemen's Medical Association of Philadelphia (defense of medical malpractice actions). 

  • General Counsel, Lenape Valley Foundation, a private psychiatric hospital and was voted the general Manager by the other directors.

  • Solicitor, Bucks County Children, Youth, and Adult Services Departments 

  • Solicitor, Bensalem Township (second largest Second-Class Township in Pennsylvania). (Fifteen years)

  • Solicitor, Bensalem Township Zoning Hearing Board (five years)

  • Solicitor, Falls Township Zoning Hearing Board (two years) 

  • Co-Solicitor Falls Township for Police Dept and The Commissioners.

  • Special Counsel, Falls Township, Federal Civil Rights Act Litigation related to Zoning and Land Development Appeal matters, RICO issues, and litigation for the township when the police were involved. 


  • Special Counsel, Falls Township Police Department (police labor and pension disputes) and defense of civil rights actions.


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