Emil W. Kantra

Emil W. Kantra

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Allentown, PA

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.
 | 645 Hamilton St, Suite 800
Allentown, PA 18101
Phone: 610-797-9000
Fax: 610-797-6663
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Emil W. Kantra II is a shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Family Law Group. His practice includes family law, divorce, custody, support, prenuptial agreements and co-habitation agreements. In addition, he is a member of the Firm’s Real Estate, Land Use &  Development Group, concentrating on obtaining and defending municipal and outside agency approvals such as DEP and PennDOT, Real Estate Assessment Appeals, Eminent Domain and real estate litigation, including partition actions and easement-related litigation.

    About Emil Kantra

    Admitted: 1977, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: https://www.flblaw.com/attorney/emil-w-kantra-ii/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Martindale Hubbell Lawyers’ Rating “AV® Preeminent™,” Highest Professional Ranking, AV® Preeminent™, Martindale Hubbell
    • Named a Select Lawyer in: Eminent Domain Law, Government/Cities/Municipalities Law, Real Estate, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Development Law and Family, Custody & Divorce Law, 2014 Family, Custody & Divorce Law, 2015 – 2017, Select Lawyer, Lehigh Valley Magazine, 2017
    • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning by American Lawyer Media, Top Rated Lawyer, American Lawyer Media, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Haven House, Chairman, Board of Directors. 2008 – 2017, 2008

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Geryville Materials, Inc. v. Lower Milford Tp. Zoning Hearing Bd., 8 A.3d 347 (Pa.,Apr 14, 2010), 2010
    • Hornstein v. Lynn Tp. Sewer Authority, 586 Pa. 508, 895 A.2d 544 (Pa., 2006), 2006
    • Blue Mountain Preservation Association, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Environmental Protection and Alpine Rose Resorts, EHB Docket No. 2005-077-K, 2005
    • Blue Mountain Preservation Association and Appalachian Trail Conference vs. Eldred Township and Alpine Rose Resorts, 867 A.2d 692 (Pa.Cmmwlth. 2005), 2005
    • Penn’s Grant Associates v. Northampton County Bd. of Assessment Appeals, 733 A.2d 23, (1999), 1999
    • Mack Trucks, Inc. v. Lehigh County Bd. of Assessment Appeals, 692 A.2d 661 (Pa.Cmwlth. 1997), 1997
    • Town & Country Management Corp. v. Zoning Hearing Bd. of Borough of Emmaus, 671 A.2d 790 (Pa.Cmwlth. 1996), 1996
    • McAuliffe vs. McAuliffe, 418 Pa. Super 39, 618 A.2d 20 (1992), 1992
    • Oeler by Gross Oeler, 594 A.2d 649 (1991), 1991
    • In re: Shook, 315 Pa.Super. 625, 463 A.2d 28 (1983), 1983

    Educational Background:

    • Cornell University, J.D., 1977, 1977
    • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974, 1974
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    Office Location for Emil W. Kantra

    645 Hamilton St
    Suite 800
    Allentown, PA 18101

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    Last Updated: 7/31/2020

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