Aaron provides legal counsel to attorneys, accountants, home inspectors, home appraisers and other professionals. He handles a variety of claims including, but not limited to, legal and accounting malpractice, wrongful use of civil process, negligence, breach of contract, civil rights and as related to attorney debt collection practices. He also has experience defending matters involving premises liability, land use, automobile liability, intellectual property and employment law.
Aaron is a 1987 graduate of Millersville University. Following graduation, he taught grades six through eight in the School District of Philadelphia for 12 years. During that time, he earned a Master's Degree in Education from Temple University. While teaching, Aaron attended evening classes at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University where he made the Dean's List and earned honors in Trial Advocacy and Research and Writing. Aaron began his legal career as an associate with a Blue Bell, Pennsylvania law firm, where he primarily focused on defending Pennsylvania municipalities in areas of civil rights law, premises liability, land use and automobile liability.
Significant Representative Matters
•Success in getting a number of legal malpractice cases dismissed promptly by way of preliminary objections. In such cases, the Plaintiff failed to allege facts that, even if true, could yield liability as to our client.
•Success in getting a number of legal malpractice cases dismissed upon the filing of motions for non pros as a result of opposing counsel's failure to comply with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure.
•Summary judgment and motions to dismiss granted on behalf of a number of clients. In one recent case, the plaintiff claimed that our attorney client was liable to him for wrongful use of civil proceedings and was seeking in excess of $3 million in damages. Upon the filing of a Motion for Summary Judgment, the court dismissed our client, finding no liability whatsoever.
•Success in defending clients at arbitration hearings and bench trials, including cases involving alleged home inspector liability and insurance subrogation claims.
•Former Phillies Tyler Green Thrown A Curve On Appeal For Legal Fees, Defense Digest, September 2007
•Medical Malpractice Plaintiff's Motion For Relief From Judgment of Non Pros Lacks Merit, Defense Digest, March 2007
•Aaron has been invited to speak to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Pennsylvania Home Inspector Association. Aaron has also given presentations to insurance companies concerning developments in legal malpractice law.
Year Joined Organization: 2006