Jack A. Linton
Esquire

Principal, founder of the firm and head of the firmís corporate, Estate planning and Tax departments. Solicitor, City of Reading Officer of Employee Pension Fund, Solicitor, Controller of Berks County, and former City Solicitor, City of Reading, 1980-96.

BAR
  • Admitted to the Pennsylvania BAR, 1962
  • Admitted to the New York BAR, 1963
  • Admitted to the United States Tax Court, 1966
  • Admitted to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1984

Education

  • B.A. in History from Albright College in 1958, Honor Graduate
  • Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law, 1961,
    Top Honor Graduate
  • Master of Laws in Taxation from the New York University
    School of Law, 1966
  • Graduate editor, Tax Law Review

Areas of Law Practice

  • Transactional and tax maters for small business
  • Tax & Corporate Law
  • Tax and Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Employee Benefits
  • Education & Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law

Professional Organizations

  • Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business & Co-Chair of the Tax Committee, Eastern Pennsylvania Delegation
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Political Action Committee, Small Business Council of America, Inc.
  • Member of the Board of Directors, The Group, Inc.
  • Member of the American, Pennsylvania and Berks County BAR Associations
  • Former Secretary of the Closely Held Business Committee, Member and 1992-94 Chair of the Committee on Professional Service Organizations, Tax Section, American BAR Association
  • Member and 1991-93 Chair of the Tax Section, Berks County BAR Association
  • Co-Founder, Estate Planning Council of Berks County

Community Organizations

  • Vice President and member of the Board, Exeter Township School District Board of Directors
  • Board of Directors of the RJCC Foundation, member
  • Berks County Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Committee

Publications

  • Co-Author, Incompatible Municipal Offices in New York
    Fordham Law Review, Autumn, 1959
  • Author, Taxation of Films, Copyrights and TV Properties
    26 Journal of Taxation 251, 1961

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P.O. Box 461
Reading, PA 19603-0461
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