Richard N. Lipow

Over 35 years of experience helping my clients overcome financial crisis, save their homes from foreclosure, get a fresh start.  The Chester County Bar Association awarded the 2016 Access to Justice Award to me and I am Main Line Today Top Lawyer for 2016.  For a free initial consultation call 610-251-2500.

Education

  • Western New England University School of Law – JD Juris Doctor – 1980
  • Villanova University – Political Science – BA – 1975

Work Experience

  • Attorney Lipow Law Office – 1983 – Present
  • Adjunct Professor Philosophy Dept – Villanova University – 1984 – 1986
  • Tax Attorney – Laventhol and Horwath – 1982 – 1983
  • Tax Attorney – Coopers & Lybrand – 1980- 1982
  • Graduate Assistant – Western New England College School Of Law – 1978 -1980
  • Instructor – Western New England College – 1977 – 1979

Associations

  • The Hon. John E. Stively, Jr. American Inn of Court – Master of the Bench – 2013 – Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute – Member – 2012 – Present
  • Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Conference – Member – 2007 – Present
  • West Chester Cycling Club – Member – 2006 – Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys – Member  2005 – Present
  • Chesmont Astronomy Society – Member – 2003 – Present
  • Chester County Bar Foundation – Fellow – 2002 – Present
  • Bankruptcy Section Chester County Bar Association – Member – 2000 – Present
  • Chester County Bar Association – Member – 1991 – Present
  • Team Tania: MS Cycling – Member – 2009 – 2010
  • Temple University – Graduate Research Assistant – 1977 – 1978

Publications

  • National Consumer Law Center – Fair Debt Collection – Lipow Cases Cited Within – 2004

Awards

  • 2015, 2016 Top Lawyer: Selected by Lawyers – Main Line Today
  • Honored by Chester County Bar for Pro Bono Work – Chester County Bar Association
  • 2014 Top Lawyer – Main Line Today Magazine
  • 2013 Top Bankruptcy Lawyer – Main Line Today Magazine
  • Master of the Bench – American Inns of Court
  • 2012 Top Bankruptcy Attorney – Suburban Life Magazine
  • Top Lawyer – Philadelphia Life Magazine
  • Top Lawyer – Surburban Life Magazine
  • Access to Justice Award 2012 – Chester County Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Recognition – Chester County Courts
  • 2012 Top Lawyer – Main Line Today Magazine
  • Awesome Attorneys 2011 Award – Surburban Life Magazine
  • 2011 Top Lawyer – Main Line Today Magazine
  • Pro Bono Recognition – Chester County Bar Association
  • 2010 Access to Justice Award – Chester County Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Recognition – Chester County Bar Association
  • 2009 Access to Justice Award – Chester County Bar Association

Speaking engagements

  • PBI – Office Computerization
  • Chester County Bar Association  – Office Computerization
  • ABC 6 – Fair Debt Collection Practice: Interview

Ratings and Reviews