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Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney.  Over 10 years experience practicing Real Estate Law, Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Taxation, Trusts and Estates and Bankruptcy.  Area of concentration includes complex business and real estate transactions, including mergers and leveraged buy-outs, corporate and other entity formation, acquisition and restructuring and business succession planning. Notable types of transactions include: sales and acquisitions of premier office buildings, shopping centers, and apartment complexes, joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies, commercial leases for retail, office, and warehouse space, financing of multi-state portfolio transactions, including those involving securitized mortgages and mezzanine debt. Litigated Mechanics’ Lien Claims, Title and Easement Claims, Landlord-Tenant matters and Construction Defect Litigation. Versed in all facets of collections practice, from dunning through execution on judgments and garnishment. Skilled bankruptcy practitioner, specifically as it relates to mortgage foreclosure matters, adversary proceedings and relief from stay motions. Particular emphasis with Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases and bankruptcy-related litigation: debtor and creditors' rights. 


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
    12 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    14 years
  3. Business: 20%
    14 years
  4. Real Estate: 20%
    14 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

The Law Office of Michael Alan Siddons, Esquire

230 N. Monroe Street
P.O. Box 403
Media, PA, 19063


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2014
10 Best Bankruptcy Attorneys in PennsylvaniaAmercian Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys2014
2013 Top Rated Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy AttorneyALM2013
Philadelphia's Top Rated LawyersALM2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale Hubbell2012
2009 Pro Bono Attorney Recognition AwardLegal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMargolis Edelstein2009 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Delaware County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2014 - Present
Legal Aid of Southeastern PennsylvaniaPro Bono Attorney2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mortgage Foreclosure DefenseConfidential Settlement
Execution on JudgmentSettled
Real Estate Property Assessment AppealsN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Margolis Edelstein“Is Your Independent Contractor an ‘Employee’?”2011
Margolis Edelstein“The Importance of Business Succession Planning”2011
Margolis Edelstein“Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law-An Update”2011
Margolis Edelstein“ Avoiding Preference Litigation in Collection Matters”2011
Margolis Edelstein“ The Truth on Tax Resolution Companies and IRS Offers-In-Compromise”2011
Margolis Edelstein“Home Improvement Contractors Beware”2010
Margolis Edelstein“ I Just Received a Marcellus Shale Gas Lease Proposal...Now What?”2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2005
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
BOOT CAMP: Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures”Mortgage Foreclosure CLE2012
Delaware County Community CollegeBusiness Succession Planning2011
Marcellus Shale WorkshopMarcellus Shale Gas Leasing in Pennsylvania2010