Lawrence J. Avallone

Lawrence J. Avallone

Managing Partner since 1982
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone:
877-223-0579 (Toll Free)
215-253-3855
Fax:
(215) 545-3817
Email:

Lawrence J. Avallone was born in New York, New York. He attended the State University of New York at Binghamton where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975. In 1980, he received his law degree from Temple University.

Attorney Avallone has been practicing law since 1981. He is experienced in all phases of Family Law litigation including divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, paternity, adoption and termination of parental rights. In addition, he is experienced in all phases of Orphans' Court litigation including will contests and guardianship litigation. He also currently practices extensively in all phases of real estate litigation including partition, quiet title, contract disputes, mortgage foreclosure defense, mortgage fraud litigation, zoning and boundary line disputes. He regularly appears in all courts in eastern Pennsylvania where he litigates real estate and commercial matters. He has represented dozens of businesses from construction companies to credit unions

He has practiced law for more than 30 years and has appeared before the Courts of Common Pleas, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. He has also appeared before the Federal Courts of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a current member of the Justinian Society, a society of attorneys of Italian heritage. In addition, the firm's lawyers are members of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Chester County Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and American Bar Association. They practice in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1982

Areas of Practice

  • 5% Family Law
  • 40% Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
  • 40% Estate Administration and Litigation
  • 15% Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2006

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1980
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Major: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Lehigh County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Justinian Society, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Pressman and Pressman, Associate, 1981 - 1982

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Phi Alpha Delta