I have been practicing in Bucks County since 1973, focusing on real estate law, zoning and land use, commercial and residential real estate transactions, business advice and business transactions. I have represented many local municipal zoning hearing boards since 1984 and have served as special solicitor on major land development projects and as a hearing officer for conditional use approvals.
I currently represents the zoning hearing boards in Doylestown Township, Bedminster Township, Upper Makefield Township, Middletown Township, Warrington Township, Warwick Township and New Hope Borough. I have served as a hearing officer on conditional use applications and as special solicitor to townships in land use litigation, and have counseled several Bucks County municipalities in specific areas involving public employees, land use and police issues. I am currently the solicitor to Newtown Borough.
I am an active member of the community and has been involved with many charitable organizations. I was past president of the local American Cancer Society, as well as the founder and president of the Bucks County Challenger Division (now Miracle League), a baseball program that provides the opportunity for handicapped and special needs children to play that sport.
In 2001, I received the Beverly Frantz Advocacy Award in appreciation of 25 years of volunteer service from A Woman’s Place. I was also the 2003 recipient of the Mark E. Goldberg Community Service Award from the Bucks County Bar Association.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Mark E. Goldberg Community Service Award||Bucks County Bar Association||2003|
|Beverly Frantz Advocacy Award||A Woman's Place||2001|
|Founding Partner||McNamara, Bolla & Panzer||1975 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1972 - Present|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Member, Board of Directors||2001 - 2002|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Board of Delegates||1997 - 1998|
|Bucks County Bar Association||President||1996 - 1997|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Member, Board of Directors||1993 - 1998|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Vice President||1993 - 1996|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Real Estate Section||1987 - 1998|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Bench Bar Committee||1986 - 1992|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Merit Selection of Judges Committee||1984 - 1985|
|Bucks County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||1982 - 1983|
|Bucks County Bar Association||Chairman, Young Lawyers Committee||1977 - 1977|
|Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|Pennsylvania State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1969|
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