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JoAnn Needleman

Litigation Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

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About JoAnn

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2
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    60%
    Consumer Financial Services

  2. Debt collection
    40%

Licensed for 28 years
State PA
Status Active
Acquired 1995
Updated 12/04/2022
State NJ
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 11/05/2022

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Maurice & Needleman, P.C.
1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard 9th Floor Suite 935
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
JoAnn Needleman
5 Walter E Foran Blvd
Suite 2007
Flemington, NJ, 088220000
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Vice President
  • Maurice & Needleman, P.C.
  • 2003 - Present
  • President
  • Joann Needleman, P.C.
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Associate
  • Needleman & Needleman
  • 1994 - 2001

Education

  • Widener University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Temple University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Legal Cases

  • Bartell v. Dell Fin. Servs., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 736 (E.D. Pa. 2007)
  • Federal claims dismissed and case remanded
  • Bellco Drug Corp. v. Global Supply Force, Inc.
  • Defendant's Counterclaim dismissed.

Associations

  • Member Attorney Program - ACA International
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • NARCA
  • Board Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
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Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • 2006
  • One of the Top 50 Female Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • 2004
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Publications

  • Convention National Association of Retail Collections Attorneys
  • Sub-Prime Lending
  • 2001

Speaking Engagements

  • NARCA Spring Conference
  • Litigation Trends Across the Country
  • 2008
  • MAP Conference
  • FDCPA Update
  • 2008
  • Debt Buyers Association
  • Avoiding Fair Credit Reporting Act Traps
  • 2007
  • Commerical Law League of America
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act - Basics and Case Law Update
  • 2006
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
  • Defending Debtor Scams
  • 2005
  • Convention National Association of Retail Collections Attorneys
  • Sub-Prime Lending
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Unknown Attorney | Apr 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Debt collection Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I strongly endorse this lawyer. JoAnn is a leader in the creditors' rights industry. As a long time member of NARCA and current president, Joann is highly experienced in all facets of debt collection and the FDCPA. She possesses keen legal acumen and is a top notch litigator. JoAnn is one of the top attorneys in her practice areas and obtains fantastic results for her clients."
Debt collection Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I opposed JoAnn Needleman on several occasions in FDCPA litigation in the Eastern and Middle District Courts for Pennsylvania. I found Ms. Needleman to be fair, rationale, and pleasant to work with in resolving litigation disputes. I recommend her to debt collection agencies in need of FDCPA defense."

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Philadelphia Litigation Lawyer JoAnn Needleman
JoAnn Needleman
Litigation Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 28 years