James A. Bartholomew is a shareholder and attorney in the Firm’s Estate Planning & Administration of Estates & Trusts Group. Mr. Bartholomew’s practice includes estate planning and administration, wills, elder law, corporate and business law, real estate and municipal law. He has been a frequent lecturer to regional groups on the subjects of Wills and Estate Planning, Planned Charitable Giving, and Retirement Planning. Mr. Bartholomew serves as Co-Solicitor of the Lehigh Tax Collection Committee, and served as Solicitor of the Southern Lehigh School District from 1978 to 2013.
As you begin preparation for your estate or will, you may ask yourself why you need a lawyer, when there are so many “self-help” legal websites offering cheap rates. The axiom, “you get what you pay for,” is the answer. While using a website to generate a templated estate plan may be less expensive than […]
Joseph A. Bubba, Co-Managing Shareholder of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, moderated a panel with clients, Scott R. Stevenson, President & CEO, Phoebe Ministries, and Joseph M. Cimerola, President & CEO, LifeCare Holdings, LLC, at Lehigh Valley Business’ annual Health Care Symposium on Wednesday. The panel “Aging and Health Care: What the Future Holds for This […]
On July 26, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health made available the long-awaited online application process for physician certification under the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program. In order to obtain certification, a physician must: Demonstrate to the DOH by training or expertise that he or she is qualified in treating one of the “serious medical conditions” […]