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Christopher W. Hobbs

Christopher W. Hobbs

Partner
Location:
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Phone:
570-391-0641
800-473-8125
Fax:
570-622-3261
Email:

With over sixteen years of  experience, Mr. Hobbs has spent the majority of his career handling litigation matters, and focuses on civil and business litigation, personal injury, workers compensation, municipal law, commercial transactions, bankruptcy, property, zoning, corporate organization, and family law. He served as solicitor to the Schuylkill County Zoning Hearing board for twelve years and has represented local banks in various capacities. In addition to his experience in private practice, Mr. Hobbs serves as an Assistant Solicitor in the Schuylkill County Solicitor’s Office. His current solicitorships include Pine Grove Borough, Cass Township Zoning Hearing Board, New Castle Township Zoning Heard Board and Child Development, Inc.  Prior to joining Lieberman, Tamulonis & Hobbs, Mr. Hobbs was the proprietor of the Law Offices of Christopher W. Hobbs. Mr. Hobbs began his legal career as an associate for John Jones & Associates before President Bush appointed Judge Jones to the Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Court.

Throughout his career, Mr. Hobbs has served the community, taking on leadership roles for various non-profit and community organizations, including serving as a member of the Schuylkill County Economic Opportunity Cabinet, the Chairman of the St. David’s Society of Schuylkill and Carbon Counties Vocal Scholarship Competition, as Co-Chairman to the Schuylkill County United Way Lawyer’s Division, and as an appointed Trustee of the United Presbyterian Church, Pottsville.

Mr. Hobbs is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Schuylkill County. He is a member of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee.
 
Mr. Hobbs earned his Juris Doctor from the Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg. He earned his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.

Mr. Hobbs resides in Pottsville with his wife of sixteen years, Alisa Rhoades Hobbs, and their two children, Caroline age nine and Christopher age eight.

Areas of Practice

  • 25% commercial transactions
  • 25% workers compensation and personal injury
  • 25% municipal law
  • 15% bankruptcy
  • 10% family law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2002

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Schuylkill county Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • County Council for the Arts, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Christopher W. Hobbs, Owner, 2002 - 2011
  • John Jones & Associates, Associate Attorney, 2000 - 2002

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Theta Delta Chi