John A. Torrente

John A. Torrente

Location:
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-809-3689
Fax:
215-750-0954
Email:

 

Mr. Torrente concentrates his practice on the representation of businesses and individuals in a wide variety of business transactions ranging from start-up and acquisition to disposition, commercial and residential real estate purchases, leases, and liquor license transfers. His clients include family owned businesses, as well as organizations in the automobile industry, construction, and related trades.

He has also represented private property owners in land use proceedings before various boards and commissions in Bucks County. His municipal and school work includes the Neshaminy School District, Upper Southampton Township Zoning Hearing Board, Newtown Township, Zoning Hearing Board, and the County of Bucks, Tax Claim Bureau, which includes litigation before the Court of Common Pleas of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Torrente is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court. He is a past member of the Upper Southampton Township Zoning Hearing Board and is involved in a number of community and professional organizations.

A graduate of The New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Torrente earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from LaSalle University and graduated from Archbishop Wood Catholic High School in Warminster, PA.

Personal Interests

Mr. Torrente was raised in Bucks County and currently resides with his wife, Kathrin, and daughter in Doylestown Township, Bucks County.

John enjoys golfing and traveling, especially to his wife’s homeland Germany.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Administration and Planning
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate and Land Use Law
  • School Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • New Jersey, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • LaSalle University, Philadelphia
    • B.A.
  • Archbishop Wood Catholic High School

Published Works

  • “Is Your Worker An Independent Contractor or An Employee?” – Bucks County Economic Development Corporation Newsletter, Bucks Prospectus, late Spring 2012
  • “Nothing Is Certain, But Death And Tax Sales” – Bucks County Economic Development Corporation Newsletter, Bucks Prospectus, Fall 2012

Representative Clients

  • AG Photography, Inc
  • Architectural Concrete Design
  • County of Bucks, Tax Claim Bureau
  • Cox Floral Products
  • Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board
  • Neshaminy School District
  • Realty Landscaping Corporation
  • SM Concrete, Inc.
  • Staffmore, LLC
  • Upper Southampton Township Zoning Hearing Board

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Bucks County Bar Association
  • Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce
  • New England School of Law Alumni Association
  • Upper Southampton Township Zoning Hearing Board, Past Member
  • Southampton Business and Professional Association
  • Tax Claim Bureau Association of Pennsylvania