Municipal Law

Local and state governments face complex legal issues as considerable as any faced by the business community, and, in addition, often have the added burdens of complying with laws that pertain only to governmental operations and responding to their constituencies. The attorneys at Oliver, Price & Rhodes are experienced in meeting the particular needs of municipalities and their governing bodies.

We advise municipal clients, including counties, boroughs, townships and cities, in all areas of public law, including:

•    ordinance drafting
•    open government law
•    employment matters
•    managing basic city functions such as police, fire, taxation, etc.
•    annexation, zoning, and condemnation
•    land use and development
•    economic development
•    compliance with open meetings and records laws
•    elections and elections challenges
•    litigation
•    ethics

The attorneys at Oliver, Price & Rhodes have years of experience handling municipal matters for a variety of clients, including Lackawanna County, the City of Scranton, the Borough of Clarks Green, Dunmore Borough, Fell Township and Roaring Brook Township.
 

 

Areas of Practice

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Family Law

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Municipal Law

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