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Jason Michael Rapa Esquire

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Debt Settlement, Personal Injury, Foreclosure

About Me

Jason M. Rapa, Esquire is the founder of Rapa Law Office, P.C.  Jason practices together with his brother Matthew J. Rapa.  Together they provide services not only in the Poconos and the Lehigh Valley but throughout the State of Pennsylvania.


 


Jason focuses his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection and Personal Injury law, while Matthew focuses on Criminal Defense, Consumer Protection and Family Law.  Together Jason & Matthew have represented thousands of clients in various fields of law.  Jason has  successfully  handled more than a thousand  cases against abusive debt collectors and successfully represented hundreds of individuals in filing for protection under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.  Jason routinely speaks at national, state and local legal events regarding debt collection harassment.


Jason, Matt and the entire staff at Rapa Law Office would be happy to help you with any legal issues you may be facing.  Proudly serving:


Lehighton, Palmerton, Lansford, Summit Hill, Nesquehoning, Jim Thorpe, Albrightsville, Weissport, Bowmanstown, Parryville, Andreas, Slatington, Whitehall, Northampton, Coplay, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Emmaus, Bath, Palmer, Parrkland, Catasauqua, Macungie, Orefield, Wescosville, Trexlertown, Fogelsville, Beaver Meadows, Weatherly, Coaldale, Tatamy, Nazareth, Stockerton, Brodheadsville, Kunkletown, Kresgeville, Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg, Effort, Gilbert, Hellertown, Saylorsburg, Blakeslee, Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre, Dallas, Plains, Mountaintop, Kingston, Drums, Walnutport, Cherryville, 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Debt Settlement: 40%
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 40%
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • George M Lutz

    Jason is a highly qualified, well respected bankruptcy attorney, and I am pleased to endorse him without reservation.

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    George Lutz Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jason. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Rapa Law Office PC

141 South 1st Street
Lehighton, PA, 18235-2003

Rapa Law Office, P.C.

The Sovereign Building
609 Hamilton Street, 1st flr
Allentown, PA, 18101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive200205/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
RISING STARSuper Lawyers Magazine2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyRapa Law Office, P.C2005 - Present
AssociateLightner Law Offices, P.C.2003 - 2005
AssociateZito Martino & Karasek2002 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Carbon County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Brown v. Law Offices of Butterfield, Joachim Schaedler & KelleherPlaintiff Award
Moyer v. Turnbrook Associates, Inc.Plaintiff Award
Diaz v. D.L. Recovery CorpCollectors actions were an invasion of privacy.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Kings CollegePolitical Science and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
A Primer on the Fair Debt Collection Practices ActFair Debt Collection Practices Act2010
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteProtecting Pennsylvania Consumers from Unlawful Debt Collection2009
Carbon County Bar Association CLEProtecting Pennsylvania Consumers from Unlawful Debt Collection2009
Lehigh County Bar Association CLEStopping Debt Collection Harassment & Redressing Past Abuse2008
Lackawanna County Pro Bono SeminarIssues Arising Before Your Client has been Sued – The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act2008
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteConsumer Credit Litigation Developments2007
National Association of Consumer Advocates Annual Pennsylvania ConferenceDefending State Court Debt Collection Lawsuits2007
Berks County Bar AssociationFair Debt Collection Practices Act – The Interplay Between Federal District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts2007
Carbon County Bar AssociationConsumer Protection Litigation2006
National Association of Consumer Advocates Fair Credit Reporting ConferenceCo-Counseling a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Case2005