Our firm’s location in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the heart of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is within an hour’s drive of the seats of Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill and York Counties of Pennsylvania.
Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire, the founder of The Law of Business, PC, has been engaged in the practice of business law and commercial litigation since 1988, having tried, before Judge and Jury, numerous civil actions, and taking appeals successfully to the Superior and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and graduated from Tom’s River North High School in 1979. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire graduated from Moravian College in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire was awarded a Scholarship by the United States Army Reserves to attend college, and served as a Second Lieutenant until graduating from both Moravian College and Delaware Law School. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire graduated, a Who’s Who Among American Law Students, from Delaware Law School in 1988, as a writer for the Delaware Law Forum, a member of the International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi, and Delaware Law School Tax and International Law Societies. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire was appointed to the Student Bar Association’s Academic Standards Committee and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, receiving a Certificate for having demonstrated superior skill in the arts of legal research and appellate advocacy as a Problem Finalist. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire served as a Student Advisor to underclassmen at Delaware Law School. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire’s thesis, “Is the Use of Passive Alcohol Sensors at Sobriety Checkpoints an Unreasonable Law Enforcement Practice in the State of Delaware”, was published by the Criminal Justice Review of the Georgia State University College of Public and Urban Affairs in the fall of 1987.
More recently, Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire successfully argued, on behalf of Sovereign Bank, on appeal of an issue of first impression before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Chief Judge of the United States Court of International Trade presiding, holding, as precedent, that Sovereign Bank obtained title to rents of a mortgagee before the appointment as a receiver, and as a result, the rents collected by the Bank were not property of the debtor which the Bank would have been required to turnover to the Bankruptcy Trustee upon the mortgagee filing for protection under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire is, above all else, conscientious, and will work day and night to achieve the best solution(s) for your business problem(s) using “The Law of Business” as he knows it. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire recognizes the cost of representation is not inexpensive, and that it is only when you receive bull-dogged, conscientious attention to detail that legal representation has value. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire seeks a long-term business relationship with his clients, many of which are, or become, his friends.
Your small business is big business to The Law of Business, PC. Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire resigned from employment by a large Philadelphia law firm to start his own practice in his community for the same reason so many of you have, or will, start your own business, not only to provide for your family, but to be able to be there for them, whether at a family reunion, your children’s school’s functions, such as parent/teacher conferences, or your children’s athletic and other extracurricular events. There is nothing more important to Douglas M. Marinos, Esquire than family and friends, and he is proud to call many of his clients “friends”.
Making important business decisions without legal counsel is risky, and may result in losses far greater than the cost of legal counsel and advice. If you need help, advice or representation, don’t wonder or worry in the dark any longer, schedule your consultation at The Law of Business, PC either by telephone (610-434-0504) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
101 North Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18104