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  1. Tax: 35%
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
  3. Government: 20%
  4. State & Local Law: 10%
  5. Debt Collection: 10%

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Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP

1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Ste 910
4 Penn Center
Philadelphia, PA, 19103-2818


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014ALM Media Legal Leaders2014
Philadelphia's Top Rated Lawyersof 2013ALM Media Legal Leaders2013
Minority Business Leader AdvocatePhiladelphia Business Journal2012
Brava! AwardPhiladelphia SmartCEO Magazine2012
Woman of Accomplishment AwardPhiladelphia Women's Yellow Pages2008
Top 50 Collection Professionals in the U.S.Collection Advisor Magazine2008
Women Making a Difference AwardPhiladelphia Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown2008
Outstanding Member at LargeCREW Philadelphia2007
Chapter Networking AwardCREW Philadelphia2004
Outstanding Comment AwardSt. Mary's University School of Law1993
Outstanding Casenote AwardSt. Mary's University School of Law1993
American Jurisprudence Award-Constitutional LawLawyers Cooperative Publishing Company1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing Partner-Philadelphia OfficeLinebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP2000 - 2013
AssociateLinebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP1994 - 2000
Executive Editor, St. Mary's Law JournalSt Mary's University School Of Law1993 - 1994
Law Clerk/Legal AssistantLinebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP1990 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Forum of Executive WomenMember2014 - Present
Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA International)N/A2007 - Present
Commercial Real Estate WomenImmediate Past President2003 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of TexasAdmitted to Practice1996 - Present
U.S. District Court, Northern District of TexasAdmitted to Practice1996 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth CircuitAdmitted to Practice1996 - Present
U.S. District Court, Western District of TexasAdmitted to Practice1995 - Present
Texas Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
American Society of Legal WritersN/A1994 - Present
Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Honor SocietyN/A1991 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationN/A1994 - 2009
San Antonio Young Lawyers AssociationBoard Member1994 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Real Estate Tax Lien ForeclosuresRecovered over $285 million in delinquent real estate taxes for governmental and quasi-governmental clients.
Municipal Parking Fees & Fines CollectionsRecovered millions in delinquent parking revenues for client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)Real Estate Tax Foreclosure Sheriff’s Sales in Philadelphia2012
Mid-Atlantic Real Estate JournalCREW Philadelphia: Foundation for Exceptional Professional Sourcing2010
Collection AdvisorA New Revenue Stream for Municipalities: A Collection Firm with a Track Record of Success2008
The Pennsylvania LawyerToo Far To See How Close2007
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)Sheriff’s Sales in Philadelphia County2002
American Law Reports (ALR)Annotation, Implied Cause of Action for Damages for Violation of Provisions of State Constitutions, 75 A.L.R.5th 619 (2000).2000
American Law Reports (ALR)Annotation, Duty of Prosecutor to Present Exculpatory Evidence to State Grand Jury, 49 A.L.R.5th 639 (1997).1997
St. Mary's Law JournalComment, The Federal Government's Machiavellian Impediment of the States' Collection of Property Taxes Through the FDIC's Regulation of Failed Financial Institutions: Does the End Justify the Liens?, 25 ST. MARY'S L.J. 493 (1993).1993
St. Mary's Law JournalCasenote, Enactments Altering or Reallocating Elected Officials’ Powers Do Not Directly Relate to or Affect Voting and Are Therefore Not Subject to Judicial or Administrative Preclearance Under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, 24 St. Mary’s L.J. 569 (1993).1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Marys University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Who's on First? Lien Priority in Pennsylvania CLE CourseDivestiture of Liens2015
Philadelphia SmartCEO Magazine, Roundtable Discussion on Change ManagementLeadership and Changing Times: A Discussion on Change Management and Dealing with a Crisis2015
Unlocking the Potential of Supplier DiversityStrategies for Contracting, Subcontracting, and Teaming as Avenues for Success2013
CREW-Philadelphia Past Presidents' BreakfastPhiladelphia's Actual Value Iniative (AVI): The Policy, Process, and Predictions2013
Radio Interview by Marilyn RussellWoman of the Week2012
CREW Philadelphia--Philanthropy Panel EventPurposeful Philanthropy2010
Northeast State Tax Officials Association (NESTOA) Winter Conference, Washington, D.C.Sourcing Strategies2007
Northeast State Tax Officials Association (NESTOA) Winter Conference, MaineProperty Taxes in the Northeast2004
5th Annual Tax Receivable Management Forum, Washington, DCEnforcing Collections with Tax Lien Foreclosure Litigation2000