Practice Areas

Estate Planning & Administration

I offer a variety of Estate Planning services, usually for a modest flat rate fee:

  • Wills
  • Trust
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills/Advanced Health Care Directives

I also offer more specialized and advanced life planning services, such as:

  • Estate Administration
  • Federal Estate Tax Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Medicaid Planning

Real Estate & Property

My clients come to me for assistance with:

  • Property disputes
  • HOAs
  • Land use and zoning issues
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • Document drafting and review, including:
    • Agreements of Sale/Purchase Agreements
    • Deeds
    • Private loans and mortgages

Small Business Representation

I assist clients at every stage of their small business operations, including:

  • Choosing method of organization most appropriate for liability and tax purposes (Partnership, LLC, Corporation, etc.)
  • Incorporation and organization
  • Document drafting and review, including:
    • Asset and stock acquisitions and transfers
    • Employment contracts
    • Vendor and supplier contracts
    • Licensing agreements
    • Real Estate matters
  • Dissolution

Musicians & Artists

Before I became a lawyer, I worked in the music industry.  I know firsthand that throughout your career you’ll be asked to sign dozens, probably hundreds of contracts.  I am proud to offer my services at a significant discount to Philadelphia area musicians, artists, photographers, and even managers and owners of studios, venues and galleries to help them limit their tax and legal liabilities, while maximizing their creative liberties, by:

  • Advising/assisting with incorporation
  • Document drafting and review of contracts, including:
    • Performance and recording contracts
    • Distribution agreements
    • Licensing, publishing, and other royalty agreements
    • Intellectual Property sale/transfer agreements

Litigation & Appeals

I work hard to ensure my clients never need to see a courtroom, but those those times when it’s unavoidable or even necessary, I can assist with:

  • Litigation
    • Property issues
    • Contract disputes
  • Appeals