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  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Debt Collection: 40%

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

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  • Nathan D Willner

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. JoAnn is a leader in the creditors' rights industry. As a long time member of NARCA and current president, Joann is highly experienced in all facets of debt collection and the FDCPA. She possesses keen legal acumen and is a top notch litigator. JoAnn is one of the top attorneys in her practice areas and obtains fantastic results for her clients.


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Contact info

Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard 9th Floor Suite 935
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

5 Walter E Foran Blvd
Suite 2007
Flemington, NJ, 088220000



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerN/A2006
One of the Top 50 Female LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Super LawyerN/A2005
Super LawyerN/A2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Vice PresidentMaurice & Needleman, P.C.2003 - Present
PresidentJoann Needleman, P.C.2002 - 2003
AssociateNeedleman & Needleman1994 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Member Attorney Program - ACA InternationalMember2005 - Present
NARCABoard Member1999 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bartell v. Dell Fin. Servs., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 736 (E.D. Pa. 2007)Federal claims dismissed and case remanded
Bellco Drug Corp. v. Global Supply Force, Inc.Defendant's Counterclaim dismissed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Convention National Association of Retail Collections AttorneysSub-Prime Lending2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Temple UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NARCA Spring ConferenceLitigation Trends Across the Country2008
MAP ConferenceFDCPA Update2008
Debt Buyers AssociationAvoiding Fair Credit Reporting Act Traps2007
Commerical Law League of AmericaFair Credit Reporting Act - Basics and Case Law Update2006
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysDefending Debtor Scams2005
Convention National Association of Retail Collections AttorneysSub-Prime Lending2001