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Jonathan Reiss, Esq.

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Jonathan Reiss, Esq.

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Born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and raised in Lake Placid, NY, Jonathan has provided legal services in Pennsylvania and New York since 1983. The majority of Jonathan’s practice is focused on representing local governments, municipal authorities, planning commissions, and zoning hearing boards in Bucks County and throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. Jonathan also practices in all areas of real estate law such as sales, acquisitions, community and condominium associations, leases, land preservation, and real estate litigation. Jonathan is able to recommend a course of action to achieve his clients’ objectives in the most efficient manner.

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DUCATION: American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1983 Georgetown University, B.A., 1980 BAR ADMISSIONS: Pennsylvania New York U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania U.S. Supreme Court PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: Bucks County Bar Association Pennsylvania Bar Association New York Bar Association PRO BONO AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: Bucks County Historical Society, Board of Trustees 2010 - present Tinicum Conservancy, Board of Trustees 2010 - 2012 North Country Life Flight, Inc., Board of Directors, President and Treasurer 1995 - 2001 United Way of Franklin County, Inc., Board of Directors and President 1997 - 2001 Franklin County Emergency Food & Shelter Board, Board member 1997 - 2001 Village 2 Community Association, Inc. Board of Directors and President 1988 - 1994 County of Bucks, 2008: • Appointed by County Commissioners to seven-member study group to investigate advisability of enacting responsible contractor ordinance REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Williams Township Logan Square Condominium Association Bedminster Municipal Authority Nockamixon Township Zoning Hearing Board Plumstead Township Village 2 Community Association, Inc. Solebury Township Springtown Water Authority Nockamixon Township UCC Board of Appeals Springfield Township UCC Board of Appeals CLASSES/SEMINARS TAUGHT: Bucks County Bar Association: • Avoiding Fee Disputes, April 28, 2005 and April 5, 2007 • Beef Up Your Client Base with Referrals and Ethical Issues Involved in Accepting a Referral, August 23, 2007 Pennsylvania Bar Institute: • Land Use Institute, Pending Ordinance Doctrine, July 8, 2006 • Real Estate Institute, Hot Topics in Zoning and Land Use Law, December 8, 2006 • Real Estate Institute, Zoning and Land Use Case Law and Legislative Update, December 6, 2007 • Land Use Institute, Public/Private Partnerships April 20, 2012 Pennsylvania Land Trust Association: • Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference A Model for Success: Conservation Groups Working with Municipalities, April 5, 2008 Lehigh County Conservation District: • Stormwater Management Municipal Roundtable Participate with representatives of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, June 4, 2008

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