Marie K. McConnell
Jan. 31, 2023

Forming a Nonprofit: Six Things to Know

So you want to start a nonprofit? Many people are inspired to start a charity – whether in honor of a loved one, to benefit an underserved part of the community, or to run parallel to a for-profit business already in place. Whatever your “why,” it’s important to comply with all legal obligations and operate […]

Jan. 31, 2023

Kate Durso Moderates LaunchBox Ladies Discussion

Kate Durso, a shareholder in the Firm’s Real Estate, Land Use & Development Group, moderated a Launchbox Ladies panel discussion entitled,  “Kick Start Your Business with Accounting, Legal and Financial Footing,” on January 31, 2023, at Penn State Lehigh Valley. The event was organized by LaunchBox Ladies, an educational speaker series and networking event designed […]

Naomi Centrella
Jan. 26, 2023

New Tax Implications in Pennsylvania Stormwater Fees Court Decision

If you own property in Pennsylvania, in places such as Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, you likely pay stormwater fees or “rain taxes” to your local municipality. These fees are charged to property owners in order to finance the costs of local stormwater programs. Generally, the amount of a stormwater fee is determined based on the […]

Jan. 18, 2023

Maraleen D. Shields to Moderate PBI/PBA Panel – “The Dobbs Decision– Rewriting History?”

Maraleen D. Shields, a shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice and Healthcare practices, will be moderating a panel discussion entitled, The Dobbs Decision– Rewriting History? The hour-long event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, will take place remotely on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 12 pm. The discussion will center on the implications of […]

Peter E. Iorio
Jan. 18, 2023

Breaking Down Estate Planning Misconceptions

While most people hope never to need an attorney in their lifetime, one area of law all adults should take interest in is estate planning. As death and taxes are inevitable, it’s important to plan for and protect who and what matters in your life for when you’re no longer walking this earth. So, why […]

Jan. 16, 2023

Mark B. Stanziola, Powerhouse Family Law Attorney Focusing on LGBTQIA+ Representation, Joins FLB

Mark B. Stanziola, a community leader and well-respected attorney, has joined Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba PC’s Family Law practice area. Mr. Stanziola has over 35 years of experience in representing clients in a wide array of Family Law situations including: No-fault divorce Property distribution matters Partition of property Equity actions Abuse cases Custody cases Child […]

Kendra Eden
Jan. 11, 2023

The Risky Business of DIY Legal Services

If you own or operate a small business, you may be wondering if DIY legal services are suitable for your business’s legal needs. Although it may seem like these services are good enough and save money, the ramifications of choosing them over a licensed attorney can be costly and bad for your business. Read on […]

Maraleen D. Shields
Jan. 9, 2023

Pennsylvania Renews Push to Let Nurse Practitioners Care for Patients

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor waived many restrictions on healthcare and nurse practitioners in the interest of providing much-needed care. Many of those waivers have now expired, but we are left with data suggesting that some of the guardrails perhaps were not necessary or were a barrier to providing patient care. Pennsylvania State Senators […]

Dec. 19, 2022

Joseph A. Bubba and Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Named to Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law

Joseph A. Bubba and Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr., two of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba PC’s founding members were both included in the Lehigh Valley Business’ Power List in Law, published by Lehigh Valley Business. The list, which was announced on December 12, 2022, honors those in the community who, “shape our communities and influence our […]

Dec. 12, 2022

Tim Charlesworth Speaks on “Doing Business Abroad” Panel

FLB Shareholder Tim Charlesworth was one of three panelists at a conference entitled “Doing Business Abroad,” hosted by the ESDES Lyon Business School of the Catholic University of Lyon (France). The other panelists were Patrick Chabredier, Head of Southern/Western Europe at ATOS Financial Solutions and Pierre Mathieu, Direction Commerciale Industrie Région Sud. Approximately 50 ESDES […]