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Russell E. Farbiarz joined the firm in October 2009, and previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in Berks County where he gained considerable experience in DUI and retail theft offenses, and also handled the prosecution of many other felony and misdemeanor matters. Immediately after earning his legal degree, Atty. Farbiarz served as a Law Clerk to the Family, District, and Superior Courts in Bennington County, Vermont.

While originally from Long Island, New York, Atty. Farbiarz relocated to Berks County with his wife, a graduate of Hamburg Area High School. Atty. Farbiarz earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Brandeis University in 2003, graduating cum laude and with concentrations in Politics and History. Subsequently, Atty. Farbiarz earned a Juris Doctor degree from Roger Williams University School of Law, where he participated in the Honors Program, and served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Roger Williams University Law Review.

Additionally, an article authored by Atty. Farbiarz entitled Victim-Offender Mediation: A New Way of Disciplining America's Doctors was published in the Spring 2008 edition of the Michigan State University Journal of Medicine & Law, a respected peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

Atty. Farbiarz's practice includes all areas of the law with concentrations in estate planning, criminal defense, and domestic relations. Atty. Farbiarz is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the New Jersey Federal District Court, as well as the New York State Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Berks County, Pennsylvania, and New York Bar Associations, as well as the Justice William Strong chapter of the American Inns of Court.


Practice areas


  1. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
  2. Family: 25%
    6 years
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    6 years
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/Managing PartnerAntanavage Farbiarz PLLC2009 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyBerks County District Attorney's Office2008 - 2009
ClerkVermont Trial Court2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northeast Berks Chamber of CommerceVice President2014 - Present
Estate Planning CouncilN/A2013 - Present
Rotary InternationalPast Club President2009 - Present
Berks County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan State Journal of Medicine and LawVictim-Offender Mediation: A New Way of Disciplining America’s Doctors2008
Roger Williams University Law ReviewCase Note: Glittone v. Ethier, 870 A.2d 1022 (R.I. 2005),2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Brandeis UniversityPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning 101Estate Planning 1012014