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Municipal Law

Leonard, Sciolla, Hutchison, Leonard and Tinari has successfully represented a wide range of municipalities and local agencies throughout Pennsylvania. The municipal law team consists of attorneys experienced in general liability, including personal injury and employment, public official and police liability, land use and zoning, and municipal transactions. Our attorneys keep current on recent developments in municipal law and are prepared to advise on a variety of topics.

GENERAL LIABLITY LITIGATION

Leonard Sciolla maintains a robust practice in the areas of tort defense, including defense of local governmental agencies for a diverse assortment of property loss and personal injury claims (including premises and motor vehicle liability), as well as labor and employment and civil rights matters. All members of the municipal team have extensive experience in handling litigation defense matters for public agencies and are intimately familiar with the requirements, exceptions to immunity and various defenses pertaining to these agencies under the Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act as well as with other considerations unique to municipalities.

TRANSACTIONAL

The firm has more than thirty years of experience in the area of transactional legal work, including the preparation and negotiation of commercial leases, construction documents, purchase agreements, indemnification agreements, and other contracts. Our attorneys are knowledgeable and practiced at handling these types of matters on behalf of municipalities and local agencies. We are equipped to provide advice and opinions regarding municipal transactions as well as employment-related transactional issues.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

The firm has represented a number of Pennsylvania counties in the past with various litigation matters, including employment defense, risk management, health insurance issues and on bond issues. It has also represented the Philadelphia Parking Authority in various litigation and transactional matters since 1992.

CONTACT

If you have questions about your legal rights or if you think you may be in need of legal representation, contact Leonard, Sciolla, Hutchison, Leonard & Tinari, LLP today by calling 215-567-1530 or 856-273-6679, or by emailing one of our experienced attorneys.

Attorneys who practice Municipal Law: Keith N. Leonard, Michael V. Tinari, Paul H. Schultz, Marisa B. Ciarrocki.

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