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J. T. Herber III

J. T. Herber III

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Litigation, Wills & Living Wills, Real Estate

About Me

 

My primary practice area is litigation, in which I represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of disputes, including personal injury and wrongful death, as well as real estate, commercial, construction, landlord-tenant, employment, discrimination, and collection litigation issues.

 

I also handle a wide variety of criminal defense cases, including felonies, misdemeanors and serious traffic infractions.  

 

My other practice areas include real estate, as well as wills/estate planning and the estate/probate process.



My offices are based in Schuylkill County, and I spend most of my time operating out of the Pottsville, Tamaqua, Orwigsburg and Pine Grove offices.  However, I am available by appointment in our other offices.  Furthermore, I regularly represent clients in numerous counties throughout the region - including Carbon, Northumberland, Berks, Dauphin and Lebanon counties.

 

I have been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania since 2004, and then became licensed to practice in North Carolina in 2008.  In 2009, I was also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

In addition to my private practice, I also previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office, prosecuting criminal cases in Schuylkill County from the preliminary hearing stage all the way through jury trials and subsequent appeals. 

 

Outside of the practice of law, I serve as an active volunteer firefighter with Hose Hook and Ladder Fire Company No. 1, holding the rank of Captain.  In addition, I also am the Vice President of the Pine Grove Volunteer Firefighters’ Relief Association, which provides funding to the fire department for training and equipment.

Previously, I served as the Attorney Coach of the Pine Grove Area High School Mock Trial Team, which competed for several years in a statewide mock trial competition.  In addition, I regularly give presentations (at no cost, of course) upon request to school and community organizations.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Litigation: 25%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 15%
    11 years
  5. Real Estate: 10%
    11 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Timothy Patrick Brennan

    A great person and a great lawyer, hard to ask for more. He has a great grasp on the law and the people skills that undoubtedly make his clients comfortable and well informed during their representation.

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    Timothy Brennan Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC

10 Westwood Road
Pottsville, PA, 17901-1314

Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC

111 East Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA, 18252

Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC

State Route 125
Pine Grove, PA, 17963

Williamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC

205 West Market Street
Orwigsburg, PA, 17961

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCActive200807/05/2015
PAActive200408/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Paul Tully Memorial PrizeLafayette College2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant District AttorneySchuylkill County District Attorney's Office2011 - 2012
Part-OwnerPenn National Abstract Services, Inc.2008 - Present
PartnerWilliamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC2004 - Present
Summer AssociateWilliamson, Friedberg & Jones, LLC2003 - 2003
Legal InternForsyth County, NC District Attorney's Office2002 - 2002
Clinical Student / InternshipLegal Aid Of North Carolina, Inc.2002 - 2003
Clinical Student / InternshipForsyth County, NC District Attorney's Office2002 - 2003
Admissions CounselorAllegheny College2000 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Schuylkill County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Detwiler v. LarsenN/A

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Lafayette CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
MeetingEstate Planning2012
Special MeetingEstate Planning2011
Monthly MeetingEstate Planning2011
MeetingEstate Planning Seminar2011