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James S. Tupitza
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James S. Tupitza

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Lawsuits & Disputes, Construction & Development, Land Use & Zoning, Appeals

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Real Estate: 45%
    39 years
  2. Oil & Gas: 15%
    13 years
  3. Appeals: 10%
    39 years
  4. Land Use & Zoning: 10%
    39 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-400/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Anthony Hasson

    I endorse this lawyer. Based on my first hand experience, I can say that Jim has the knowledge and compassion to be an excellent advocate for his clients.

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  • Amanda Elizabeth O'Driscoll

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Contact Info

Tupitza & Associates, P.C.

212 West Gay Street
West Chester, PA, 19380

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive197608/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
PA Real Estate Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Pa Super Lawyer 2014PA Super Lawyers2014
PA Super Lawyer 2013Super Lawyers2013
Top LawyerMain Line Today Magazine2012
Pennsylvania Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationCouncil Member Real Property and Probate Section2014 - Present
Chester County Bar AssociationChair Real Estate Section1978 - 2014

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re: Agricultural Security Area in East Lampeter TownshipLandmark decision in the Commonwealth Court
In re: Agricultural Security Area in East Lampeter TownshipLandmark decision in the Commonwealth Court
Estate of Lewis v. Jarrett et. al.Favorable settlement at the end of trial.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Pa Bar InstituteLiens on Real Estate2013
Advanced Lien Priority in PAMechanic's Liens in PA2010
Boundary Law by Penna Bar InstituteDisputes Between Adjoining Land Owners.2009
Lien Priority in PennsylvaniaFederal Tax Liens2009
Residential Real Estate Documents by PBIDeeds in Pennsylvania2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova UniversityTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1984
Widener University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor - Juris Doctor1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Boundary Law in PAAdverse Possession, Landlocked Property, Easements,2016
Who's On First, Lien PriorityLien Priority in PA2015
Delaware County Bar Association RE SectionLitigating with Home Improvement Contractors2015
Annual Agents ConferencePowers of Attorney2015
2015 Real Estate InstituteConstruction Defect Litigation2015
Whats On Second, Advanced Lien Divestiture in PAAdvanced Lien Priority and DIvestiture2014
Spring Bench BarReal Estate for Estate Practitioners2014
Security Title of Baltimore Spring ConfWhy Title Agents Get Themselves Sued and Create Claims2014
Real Estate Section Delaware County Bar AssnBoundary Law and Private Roads2014
Real Estate InstituteHome Improvement Consumer Protection Act2014
Real Estate for Estate LawyersTitle Curative2014
Annual Estate Law ConferenceReal Estate for Estate Practioners2014
18th Real Estate InstituteLitigating with Builders and Home Improvement COntractors2014
Who's On First, Lien Priority in PALien Priority and Divestiture2013
Real Estate InstituteActions in Ejectment2013
Getting to YesSales Motivation2013
Boundary Law in PaDisputes Between Adjoining Neighbors2013
New England Mortgage ExpoDodd Frank Enforcement2012
Annual Real Estate InstitutePresenting a case to a Zoning Hearing Board2012
Suburban West Realtors Legal CommitteeRisks of Short Sales and REO Purchases2011
PBI CLE in PittsburghLitigating the Failure to Disclose Case2011
PBI CLEBoundary Law2011
What's on Second, Advanced Lien Priority in PaAdvanced Lien Priority and Lien Divestiture2010
Gulf Coast CLE InstitutePrinciples of Influence2010