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Dream Builders: Rockin’ Raffle

Our own Nick Marinelli, an associate in our Business & Finance Department, is participating in Leadership Wilkes-Barre. His group, Dream Builders, is asking for community members to play a role in a project that will make a huge difference in the lives of foster youth in our community.

Their goal is to acquire and install a new play area in the back yard of Brandon’s Forever Home (BFH) in Hazleton, in order to give the foster youth that receive services at BFH a safe, fun space to enjoy. Right now, they are holding a Rockin’ Raffle! Tickets are $25 each and only 200 are being sold. The grand prize winner will win 2 tickets to all three shows in Hershey: Motley Crue/Poison, the Hella Mega Tour (Weezer/Fallout Boy/Green Day), and Journey/The Pretenders. To purchase a ticket or to learn more about their project, please visit https://www.facebook.com/LWBDreamBuilders/ or contact any member of the Dream Builders team on the their Facebook Page.

Presentations Given at the Luzerne County Bench Bar Conference

Retired Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Luzerne County Bench/Bar Conference on November 7, 2019 in recognition of his outstanding years of service as a Judge for the United States District Court of the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Our own Jim Valentine, Zone 5 Governor for the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and Jim Oschal, Chair of the Federal Practice Committee for the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association, were pleased to be among those making the presentation to Judge Vanaskie.

Lee S. Piatt, Esq., elected to the Board of Directors of Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (“NEPIRC”).

Congratulations to our Partner, Lee S. Piatt, Esq., upon his election to the Board of Directors of Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (“NEPIRC”). NEPIRC is a not-for-profit economic development organization that strives to improve the quality of life within an 11-county region of Pennsylvania by providing customized solutions and expert advice to businesses within the manufacturing and other high-growth, good-paying business sectors. Attorney Piatt and the other attorneys in our Business & Finance Department advise senior management and Boards of Directors of for-profit and non-profit entities throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania on matters involving corporate governance, succession planning, real estate and business acquisition, contract review, and other matters. If you would like to discuss issues involving your for-profit business or non-profit entity, contact Lee at 570-826-5600 or lpiatt@rjglaw.com.

NEPIRC President & CEO, Eric Esoda welcomes Lee S. Piatt, Esq.
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Lee S. Piatt, attended and spoke at the groundbreaking as a Member, Elder Chair, and Counsel.

Lee Piatt – Member, Elder Chair, and Counsel.

Through its people and expertise, Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald builds community in Northeastern Pennsylvania. When Fellowship Church, Dallas, Pennsylvania, broke ground for its 3.1 million dollar Legacy of Worship project, our Partner, Lee S. Piatt, attended and spoke as a Member, Elder Chair, and Counsel. Fellowship Church is a Gospel-focused Christian church community serving the Back Mountain and the Wyoming Valley for more than 35 years. The team at Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald assisted Fellowship Church with real estate, corporate, and finance aspects of the Project. The new worship center will make room in time for more than 600 worshipers, or roughly twice the current weekly congregation size. Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald, L.L.P. has been helping non-profit organizations, as well as businesses and individuals, thrive and expand for more than sixty years.

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Several Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald employees participated in PurpleStride Northeastern PA

On June 8th, several Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald employees participated in PurpleStride Northeastern PA, in support of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The team “Purple Storm” walked in memory of Terri Stashik’s significant other — Mike Savitsky, Esq. as well as family and friends of team members and donors.

Purple Storm placed 2nd in the highest fundraising team category with $8,235 raised by the team, and 3rd in the highest fundraising individual category with $2,295 raised by Terri Stashik.

Way to go Litigation Paralegal Terri Stashik, Litigation Associate Mike Sowinski, Secretary Lisa Machell and Secretary Alyssa Andes. You make us proud.

Attorney Steven Roth moderated a panel at a presentation by the Family Business Alliance called “Bring Your Family to the Table.”

On Tuesday, April 16th, our Managing Partner, Steven Roth, moderated a panel at a presentation by the Family Business Alliance called “Bring Your Family to the Table.” The presentation focused on the many aspects of owning and operating family businesses.

The panel discussion was on the topic of “What Works/What Does Not Work in Running a Family Meeting” and touched on many of the Dos and Don’ts in running business meetings for family-owned operations.

If you have a family business and would like to know more information, please feel free to contact Steven Roth, or any of our attorneys in our Business & Finance Department, whose contact information can be found at https://www.rjglaw.com/attorneys/.

Rushton Articles Featured in PBA Business Law Section Newsletter

A pair of articles prepared by Paul T. Rushton, the Chair of our Firm’s Business & Finance Department, were published in the most recent Pennsylvania Bar Association Business Law Section newsletter. The newsletter can be viewed here.

One of Paul’s articles announced the formation of the Closely-Held Business Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. As the Chair of such Committee, Paul explained in his article the intended purpose and activities of the Committee.

Paul’s article titled “Title Isn’t Everything: Corporate and Tax Issues for Real Estate Investors to Consider Prior to Purchasing an Investment Property” was also included in the Newsletter. Such article identifies corporate and tax issues that real estate investors should evaluate prior to purchasing an investment property in Pennsylvania.

If you have any questions about these articles, please feel free to contact Paul. Paul’s contact information can be found here.

Attorney Lee Piatt presented a lecture to the Board of Directors of Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

On Tuesday, March 26th, Lee Piatt, a partner in our Business and Finance Department, presented a lecture on “Serving Non-Profit Organizations as Outside Directors” to the Board of Directors of Rural Health Corporation of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Lee has been representing and serving on community non-profit boards in our area for more than 30 years.

If you or your organization, whether non-profit or for profit, ever needs advice, please feel free to contact Lee, or any of our attorneys, at https://www.rjglaw.com/attorneys/.