Spitale, Vargo, Madsen & Blair

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

 

Learn more about our attorneys by tapping the  profiles below or by contacting us at 610-258-3757 to schedule a free initial consultation today.

  •      Lisa SpitaleFamily Law, Trusts and Estates

     

    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.

     

    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.

     

    EDUCATION

    University of Miami, J.D.

    The Pennsylvania State University, B.S.

     

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    American Bar Association

    Northampton County Bar Association

    • Secretary
    • Family Law Committee

    Pennsylvania Bar Association

     

  •      James MadsenCriminal Law  

     

    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, Pennsylvania Administrative Courts and successfully defended against Commonwealth appeals 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

     

  •      Michael VargoPersonal Injury

     

    Mike focuses in civil and criminal litigation.  He has previously been employed by The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Fox Mattioli, and Asteak Law Offices.  Before partnering in Spitale, Vargo, Madsen & Blair, Attorney Vargo operated a solo practice from 2012 to 2015.

     

    EDUCATION

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

     

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    American Bar Association

    Northampton County Bar Association

    • Family Law Committee

    Pennsylvania Bar Association

     

  •      Tyree BlairCriminal Law  

     

    Attorney Blair attended Easton Area Highschool 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

     

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