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James Alfred Rosenstein

James Alfred Rosenstein, American lawyer, mediator, negotiation facilitator. Bar: Pennsylvania 1968.


Rosenstein, James Alfred was born on January 4, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis Charles and Natalie Selma (Stern) Rosenstein.


AB, Harvard University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1968.


Worked at Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in General Practice. Corporate, Real Estate, Taxation, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate, Labor Relations, Antitrust, Securities, Banking, Municipal Finance, Patent, Trademark and Copyright, Bankruptcy, Environmental and Family Law, Health Care and Computer Law. Admitted to the bar, 1968, Pennsylvania.

Author: "Inadequacies of Current Condominium Legislation---A Critical Look at Pennsylvania Unit Property Act," 47 Temple Law Quarterly 655, 1974. "Current Condominium Problems of Title Insurers," Report of Proceedings of the 59th Annual Convention of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association, 1980. Co-Author: "Practicing Under the New Pennsylvania Condominium Law," 51 Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly 244, 1980.

Lecturer: Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware County Bar Associations, 1981-1984. Pennsylvania Land Title Association, 1980 and 1993. Institute of Paralegal Training, Philadelphia, 1971-1972.

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1980-1985 and 1993. Member, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 1983-—. Member: Philadelphia (Chairman, Real Estate Specialization Committee, 1983-1987.

Co-Chairman, Legislative Liaison Committee, 1996—), Pennsylvania (Chairman, Common Interest Ownership Committee, 1980-1990, 1993. Secretary, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1989, 1990, 1993. Chairman, Real Property Division, 1994-1995.

Chairman, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1996-1997) and American (Chairman, Committee on Development and Financing of Common Interest Communities, 1994-1997) Bar Associations. Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen is dedicated to the traditions of excellence in work product, individuality and diversity. We are constantly committed to the traditions of a law firm whose lawyers are trained to deal with and become involved rapidly in the critical aspects of our clients' legal affairs.


Trustee Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, 1977—2005, since 2007, member executive committee, 1989-1997, 98-2002, chairman committee on local services, 1986-1989, secretary, 1987-1988, vice president, 1988-1994, chairman committee on allocations and planning, 1989-1992. Vice president jewish Community Relations Council, 1982-1985, 89-90, 96-2000, president, 2000-2002. Trustee United Way of Greater Philadelphia, 1979-1984, board directors, 1982-1985, 91-97.

President Hillel Greater Philadelphia, 1981-1983. Vice chairman Synagogue-Federation Council Greater Philadelphia, 1995-1997, chairman, 1997-1999. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1961-1965.

Member American Bar Association (chairman development and financing of condominium projects 1993-1997), Pennsylvania Bar Association (chairman common interest ownership committee 1980-1993, chairman real property division 1993-1995, chairman real property, probate and trust law section 1995-1996), Philadelphia Bar Association (co-chairman legislation relations committee 1996-1997, co-chairman ADR committee 2003—2004), American College Real Estate Lawyers, College Community Association Lawyers, Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution (co-chairman commercial section 1998-2000), Council Jewish Federations (board directors 1986-1998, chairman committee on services to aging 1991-1994, chair national funding council 1996-1998, executive committee 1997-1998), United Jewish Communities Federation North America (chairman Northeast region 1998-2001), Association Conflict Resolution (president since 2008, philosophical chapter 2003-2004, board director since 2006). PA Council Mediators (board director since 2005). American Jewish Committee (president Philadelphia & S. Jersey chapter since 2007).


Married Linda Merle Lederman, September 7, 1969. 1 child, Judith Esther.