At Spitale, Vargo, Madsen & Blair our experienced trial lawyers are committed to a tradition of personal service and effective representation for each and every client, making our firm one of the most client oriented and diverse law firms in the Lehigh Valley.

Our attorneys provide services in a variety of legal practice areas throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey.

Contact us at 610-258-3757 to schedule a free consultation.

Ms. Spitale’s areas of practice include family law, juvenile dependency, criminal defense and general civil litigation. Lisa has experience in the Courts of Common Pleas, Magisterial Courts and Juvenile Court systems.

A lifelong resident of the Lehigh Valley, Ms. Spitale graduated from Nazareth Area High School, the Pennsylvania State University, and the University Of Miami School Of Law.

EDUCATION
University of Miami, J.D.
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S.

Lisa is an active member of the Northampton County Bar Association, serving on several committees including the Family Law Committee, Law Day Committee, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Attorney Referral & Information Services Committee and the Young Lawyers’ Division. She volunteers her time to assist homeowners/debtors in the Northampton County Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program as well as parents in the Northampton County Bar Association’s “Fair Share” Program.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
Northampton County Bar Association

Committees
Attorney Referral and Information
Continuing Legal Education
Law Day Committee
Family Law
Pennsylvania Bar Association

Attorney Vargo is a life-long resident of the Lehigh Valley and a graduate of Liberty High School, Muhlenberg College, and Temple Law School. Before joining in Spitale Vargo Madsen & Blair, he operated his own diverse solo law practice. He practices in Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, and Carbon Counties and has experience in many areas of law including DUI and other criminal defense, general civil litigation, and all areas of family law.

EDUCATION
Temple University, Beasley School of Law , J.D.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
Northampton County Bar Association

Family Law Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association

James Madsen was born in Flemington, New Jersey, but spent most of his adult life in Easton, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from The American University in Washington, D.C. and a Juris Doctor from Drexel University School of Law where he attended under a Law Trustees’ Scholarship.

Before partnering with Spitale, Vargo, Madsen & Blair, he operated a solo practice from 2011 to 2015. He has been employed by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, The Philadelphia Defenders’ Association and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia.

Attorney Madsen has successfully taken cases to trial in Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton and Philadelphia Counties. Moreover, he has successfully won appeals in the Pennsylvania Superior Courts, Administrative Courts. Mr. Madsen has also successfully defended against a Commonwealth appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

EDUCATION
Drexel University School of Law, J.D.
The American University, B.A.
Raritan Valley Community College, A.A.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
Juvenile Defenders’ Association of Pennsylvania

Northampton County Bar Association
Criminal Law Committee
Family Law Committee
Solo & Small Firm Committee
Technology Committee
Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Phi Sigma Kappa

AWARDS & HONORS
Law Trustees’ Scholarship
Outstanding Service Honors
Pro Bono Service Award
Public Interest Fellowship

Attorney Blair attended Easton Area High School where he was a star running back for the Red Rovers. Tyree attended Penn State where received his Bachelors Degree. Prior to attending the Charlotte School of Law, he worked in the medical field at the corporate level.

Attorney Blair now focuses primarily in Criminal Defense litigation and has represented clients in cases ranging from retail theft to homicide.

EDUCATION
Charlotte School of Law, J.D.
The Pennsylvania State University, B.A.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Bar Association
Northampton County Bar Association
Criminal Law Committee
Family Law Committee
Pennsylvania Bar Association

AWARDS & HONORS
Summa Cum Laude, Charlotte School of Law