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Joseph Burton Finlay

Joseph Burton Finlay Jr.

Practice areas:

Business, Contracts & Agreements, Litigation, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement

  • Litchfield Park, AZ
Joseph Finlay

About Me

My goal is to provide quality legal services in the areas of Business Law, Commercial Litigation and Commercial Bankruptcy to a select group of clients on a cost-effective basis.

Joseph B. Finlay, Jr., Esq.
THE VIRTUAL LAW FIRM
P.O. Box 1040 | Southampton, PA 18966
Tel. (215)322-4889 | Fax. (215)322-1690 | Cell. (267)210-2633
Email: jfinlay111@comcast.net | Web: www.jfinlay.com

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Practice Areas

  1. Litigation: 30%
    36 years, 500 cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 30%
    36 years, 500 cases
  3. Business: 30%
  4. Debt Settlement: 5%
    36 years, 100 cases
  5. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 5%
    36 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Retainer (Always)

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Contact Info

The Virtual Law Firm of Joseph B. Finlay, Jr.

P.O. Box 2359
Litchfield Park, AZ, 85340

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZRetired 201303/02/2015
PARetired197905/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best paper in Criminal LawN/A1979
Outstanding in Federal Courts and JurisdictionN/A1979
American Jurisprudence AwardN/A1979
Merit ScholarNational Merit Scholarship program1965

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Virtual Law Firm of Joseph B. Finlay, Jr.2003 - Present
LAMM RUBENSTONE2002 - 2003
LEDGEWOOD LAW FIRM1995 - 2002
ASTOR WEISS 1989 - 1995
PINCUS BRESSLER1988 - 1989
TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY1986 - 1992
FINLAY & GOLDSTEIN1984 - 1988
ROSENN JENKINS & GREENWALD1979 - 1984
SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS1976 - 1979
BENNET BRICKLIN SALTZBURG1975 - 1976

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2006
Aquanuts Dive ClubMember2004 - Present
The Virtual Law FirmChairman2003 - Present
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference (Internet Committee)Chairman1997 - 2007
Astor Weiss (Bankruptcy Deptartment)Chairman1990 - 1995
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1988 - 2006
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1985 - 2002
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - 1984

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Pistol River Properties, Ltd. v. BallesterosJudgment for the Plaintiff

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Legal Intelligencer"Court's Duty of Oversight in Chapter 11 Confirmation" 1995
Legal Intelligencer"Environmental Liability of Lenders"1995
Legal Intelligencer"Unsecured Creditors Receive More Than 100% of Claims" 1994
Legal Intelligencer"Claim Not Barred Against Successor"1993
Legal Intelligencer"Defensive Counterclaim Preserves Jury Trial"1993
Legal Intelligencer"Bankruptcy Court Equitably Subordinates Secured Claim." 1993

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of DelawareBiology & MicrobiologyMA - Masters1974
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1969

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Philadelphia Bar Association"Bankruptcy Court Equitably Subordinates Secured Claim."1993