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Theresa Milore Brennan

Theresa Milore Brennan

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Power Of Attorney, Probate, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

Immediate past Chair of the International Ethics Committee of the International Right of Way Association.  Current member of the Ethics Committee.


 


Current board member of United Way of Greater Hazleton.


Past board member of the Volunteer Center of Greater Hazleton, Helping Hands Society, Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association, Greater Hazleton Association of Realtors, Hazleton Area Landlords Organization and MMI Preparatory School.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Real Estate: 60%
    26 years
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    13 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    13 years
  4. Power Of Attorney: 10%
    13 years
  5. Business: 10%
    26 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($135-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Peter J. Biscontini

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    Peter Biscontini Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

Brennan Legal Services

1096-B N. Church St.
Hazleton, PA, 18202

Brennan Legal Services

201 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 97
Dalton, PA, 18414

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive198908/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
GEMS Award for Community ServiceVolunteer Center of Greater Hazleton, Inc.2008
H. Lester Phillips Memorial AwardInternational Right of Way Assoc. Chapter 92004
PEARL Award - Business and IndustryHazleton YWCA2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Broker of RecordAction Real Estate2008 - 2011
AttorneyBrennan Legal Services2001 - Present
Adjunct Professor - Real Estate Law, Business LawPenn State University - Hazleton Campus1999 - 2005
Senior CounselPPL Electric Utilities/PPL Services Corp1989 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Abington Business and Professionals AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Lackawanna County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Lower Luzerne County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Greater Hazleton Chamber of CommerceN/A2003 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Wilkes-Barre Law and Library AssociationN/A1998 - Present
International Right of Way AssociationChair - Ethics Committee1993 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Costa v. Luzerne County Board of Assessment AppealsSettlement with market value reduction of $89,000, tax savings of about $1,300/year
BonTon Department Stores, Inc. v. Schuylkill County Board of Assessment AppealsReduction in market value by $865,000, tax savings of about $12,500/year
In re: Condemnation by PPL Electric Utilities CorporationAmicable settlement with signed and recorded easement agreement and acceptable level of compensation

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Real Estate Transactions Made Painless and EfficientEthical Considerations2006
Real Estate Title Law in Pennsylvania1) The Purchase Agreement 2) Access and Road Issues2003
Recent Developments in Real Estate Tax Assessment Law in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Public Utility Realty Tax Act2000

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Pennsylvania State UniversityAdministration of JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
2011 IRWA Annual Education Conference-AtlantaRevisions to Disciplinary Rules & Procedures2011
IRWA Region 4 Spring ForumLeases and easements and deeds, oh my!2010
Introduction to Real Estate LawReal Estate Law2010
Eminent Domain Basics for Right of Way ProfessionalsEminent Domain Law2010
2010 IRWA Annual Education Conference-CalgaryWhat to do in the event of an ethics complaint2010
PPL Lunch and LearnPowers of Attorney and Advance Directives2009
Real Estate Law for BrokersReal Estate Law2008
Real Estate Law for BrokersReal Estate Law2008