John A. Weiss, Jr.

John A. Weiss, Jr.

Associate

Commercial Litigation • Real Estate Litigation • Landlord-Tenant Law • Employment Law • Appellate Litigation • Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights

John A. Weiss, Jr. is an attorney in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial practice. Mr. Weiss focuses on solving business problems for both for-profit and nonprofit entities, avoiding litigation when possible and successfully prosecuting and defending litigation when necessary. His practice includes commercial litigation, real estate litigation, landlord-tenant law, employment law, appellate litigation, and bankruptcy and creditor’s rights. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Weiss served as a law clerk for the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, Presiding Judge in the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court.


Education

 
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, magna cum laude, 2015
    • Articles Editor, Temple Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan, B.A., History, 2012
    • University of Michigan History Club – Founder
    • Alpha Phi Omega Community Service Fraternity – Vice-President
    • James B. Angell Scholar (Academic Honors)

Bar Admissions

 
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Organizations

 
  • Montgomery Bar Association – Bench Bar Committee
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Clerkships

 
  • Law Clerk – The Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, Presiding Judge, New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division, 2015-2016
  • Certified Legal Intern – Montgomery County District Attorneys Office, 2014
  • Summer Law Clerk – The Honorable Timothy J. Savage, District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2013

Projects & Accomplishments

 
  • Advised clients in the real estate development and construction industries concerning Pennsylvania’s State Construction Notices Directory and required steps to preserve Mechanics’ Lien rights.
  • Counseled clients on regulatory compliance and litigation risk management under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
  • Advised 100+ unit luxury apartment building owner on revisions to its standard residential lease.
  • Counseled community Homeowners’ Association on appropriate crisis management response to multi-unit infestation.
  • Successfully negotiated return of wrongfully withheld security deposit for a local nonprofit.

Community Activity

 
  • Temple Law School Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society, Member
  • Temple University Student Public Interest Network (SPIN), Member & Volunteer
  • University of Michigan Alumni Association, Member
  • Temple University Owl Club, Member