The law firm of Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that Shareholder Tyler Tomlinson, Esq. and Associate Bianca A. Roberto, Esq. have been elected to the Bucks County Bar Association Board.

Tyler Tomlinson, member of the firm’s Accident & Personal Injury Group, is honored to have been elected to the Bucks County Bar Association’s Board of Directors for a three-year term. The BCBA is one of the oldest and most active Bar Associations in the United States, and Mr. Tomlinson is prepared to become an integral part of continuing all of the good work that the Bar Association does in Bucks County.

Bianca A. Roberto, member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Group, has been named a Director on the Executive Board for the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Bucks County Bar Association for a one-year term. This will be Ms. Roberto’s second year on the Young Lawyers’ Division’s Executive Board. The Young Lawyers’ Division is active within the Bar Association and in the Bucks County community. Ms. Roberto anticipates another productive and rewarding year on the Executive Board.

Stark & Stark would like to congratulate Shareholder, Joseph Cullen Jr., Esq. for his re-election as Vice Chair of the Bucks County Republican Committee. Joe will be serving his second two year term in this position. Joe is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Accident and Personal  Injury group. His office is located in the Bucks County, Yardley office. 

Stark & Stark Shareholder Jennifer D. Gould, member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights group, will present at the 2014 TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium which is being held on June 11-12, 2014 at Revel Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ms. Gould will be a featured panelist for the education session titled, “Getting to Yes; Starting at No; The Benefits of Mediation,” which will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 9:50 AM – 11:00 AM.

Please click here for more information about this event.

Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jennifer D. Gould, member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights group, is on the Management Committee for the 2014 ELFA Credit & Collections Management Conference. The event is being held from Sunday, June 1 to Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio.

During the event, Ms. Gould will be a panelist for two seminars on Monday, June 2, 2014.  The first, titled “Navigating the Pitfalls of Asset Recovery,” will be held from 10:30 – 11:15 AM and will discuss how to identify and address issues for specific asset categories, including construction, technology and transportation. The second, which will be held from 1:30 – 2:30 PM, is titled “Regulatory – Non Banks” and will discuss some of the regulations that currently impact the non-banks, both on a state and federal level. Ms. Gould will also lead discussions at the “Women in Leasing Breakfast” on Monday, June 2 from 7:00 – 8:15 AM.

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Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that Shareholder, Carin A. O’Donnell, Esq., member of the firm’s Accident and Personal Injury Group is lecturing at the "Superstar" seminar “Rules & Case Selection” in Atlanta, Georgia on May 3, 2014. Ms. O’Donnell will be lecturing to attorneys across the United States about her trial techniques and successful plaintiff verdicts. Ms. O’Donnell was invited to speak by the nationally known trial lawyer and co author of the book, "The Reptile", Don Keenan. For more information about the event, click here.

Joseph A. Cullen, Jr., Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Accident and Personal Injury Group, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority by the Bucks County Board of Commissioners on September 22, 2013.  As a member of the Board of Directors, Mr. Cullen is a part of the leadership team responsible for the 14th largest convention facility in the country and approximately 250 events ranging from internationally attended conventions to regional company retreats.  Mr. Cullen’s term will expire on December 31, 2016.

Stark & Stark attorney Bianca A. Roberto, member of the firm’s Business & Corporate group authored an article titled, “Instruments Under Seal: The More You Know, The More You Can Enforce,” published in U.S. 1 on July 24, 2013.  The article discusses the decision of Osprey Portfolio, LLC v. Izett.  Ms. Roberto states “This decision is important because it tells us that the inclusion of one short word gives creditors, or anyone writing a financial document, a quick, cost-effective way to bolster the enforceability of their contracts.”

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Joseph A. Cullen, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Accident & Personal Injury Group, was featured in an article written by Jennifer Connor of the Perkasie News Herald regarding his recent honor of being awarded with the Ted Lindeman Humanitarian Award on September 19, 2012 at the Doylestown Country Club.  He was amongst four other recipients of the award, and was recognized for his work with the Bucks County Bar Association Charitable Foundation, KenCrest Services and numerous other nonprofit and community organizations.
 
The Ted Lindeman Outreach Foundation provides financial assistance to young families who have lost a spouse, and the awards reception helped to raise money for the organization.  Ellen Lindeman, who founded the organization after losing her husband, Ted, to esophageal cancer, hopes that the foundation will someday become a national organization so she can help more families who are experiencing the same situation she faced.
 
During Mr. Cullen’s acceptance speech, he shared a personal story about a good friend of his who died from brain cancer:
“As the breadwinner, he left behind three small children,” Cullen said. “I felt for his wife and am happy to see there is an organization out there helping people just like her.”
 
To read the full article, click here.
 

Kristyn Testa, a Legal Secretary in Stark & Stark’s Lawrenceville, New Jersey office, underwent surgery this past October to donate her kidney to her brother, Michael. Michael was suffering from kidney failure and had been on dialysis for the past two years.

On Sunday April 15th Kristyn and her team will participate in the 17th Annual Dash for Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness in Philadelphia, PA. We’d like to help Kristyn and her teammates raise money, and awareness, for this great cause.

Visit Stark & Stark’s Facebook page from March 15 – April 15 2012 and "like" us. For each "like" we receive, Stark & Stark will donate $1 to Kristyn’s Team: Got Kidney?

For more information on the Donor Dash, and the Gift of Life Organization, please visit their website online here.

Visit Stark & Stark’s Facebook page during the month of October and "like" us. For each "like" we receive in October, Stark & Stark will donate $1 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. October is breast cancer awareness month. Stark & Stark would like to aid Susan G. Komen for the Cure® in their mission to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find cures.