John concentrates his practice in complicated civil litigation, municipal law, real estate assessment law, school law and eminent domain. In addition, he is a leader in the Berks County Fire Community and has represented over thirty fire companies in various legal matters throughout Pennsylvania. For the past twenty-four years, John has been a trial attorney handling various matters before the courts in Berks County and other state and federal courts throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. He has served as lead trial counsel in more than one hundred jury trials and arbitration hearings.
John began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Berks County District Attorney’s Office, where he served for nearly five years. He is a trained mediator/ arbitrator through the Berks County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Program. He is one of five Court appointed Discovery Masters in Berks County. He is the current Chairman of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County and former Chairman of the Sinking Spring Family YMCA. John founded and has chaired for the past ten years, the Annual YMCA St, Patty’s Marsh Madness Polar Plunge event which has raised over $325,000 for youth scholarships, He is an active Board Member for the Berks History Center and currently serves on the Reading Phillies Baseball town Charities Dream League Advisory Committee.
Education: Albright College (B.A.), Widener University School of Law (J.D.)
Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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