Robert A. Cecchini

Esquire

AAreas of concentration include Real Estate Law, Estate and Probate Law, Corporate Law, Zoning Law and General Litigation. He is also an approved attorney for First American Title Insurance Company. Attorney Cecchini began his private practice in 1976 and is a graduate of the Temple University School of Law. He is certified to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Federal District Court of the U.S. - Middle District of Pennsylvania and Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Lackawanna County Bar Associations.

Practices

Real Estate Law

Experienced representation in all phases of real estate transactions: Home Purchases, Home Sales, Financing, Refinancing, Commercial Sales, Commercial Purchases and Land Use Planning. We are a licensed Title Insurance Agent with over thirty years of experience that own and operate a title abstract company known as ETA Inc., issuing Title Insurance through First American Title Insurance. Our clients can rely on us to guide them through the entire process from initial Agreement of Sale through Closing.

Civil Law

Experienced representation in civil actions before all levels of the Judiciary; representing businesses and individuals in Social Security Disability Claims, Contract Disputes, License Violations, Monetary Disputes and Personal Injury Cases. In the instance of specialized personal injury cases, we direct a network of highly vetted firms which are experts within specified areas of personal injury. We guide our clients to the appropriate firm and then continue to provide assistance and guidance throughout the relationship.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania - 1976 / Present

Memberships & Associations

  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • Lackawanna County Bar Association
  • International Lions Club, District 14-H

Honors & Awards

  • Nittany Lion Award for Outstanding Contribution to Penn State University Paralegal Advisory Board
  • Lion of the Year Award for Outstanding Service in the Dunmore Lions Club

Experience

  • Sheriff of Lackawanna County Solicitor - 1996 / Present
  • Emergency Medical Services of NEPA Solicitor - 1980 / Present
  • Scott Township Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor - 2000 / 2004
  • Jefferson Township Sewer Authority Solicitor - 2002 / Present
  • Clarks Summit Borough Solicitor - 1985 / 1990
  • Clarks Summit Zoning Hearing Board Chairman - 1982 / 1985
  • Lackawanna County Redevelopment Authority Flood Projects Solicitor - 1988 / 1992

Education

  • Villanova University - 1972
  • Temple University School of Law - 1976

Client Testimonials

  • “My divorce was especially painful; I was lucky to have Brian and his staff there every step of the way.”

  • “When I began the purchase of my home, I was simply scared. I called the firm and from the beginning to the end, their process was flawless. Their expertise and concern for me made for a pleasant experience.”

  • “At the time in which my Dad got older, he needed to make plans for his estate and assets. The staff of this office was kind, caring and understanding with my father. Not only did they draft the estate plan and the documents he needed, when he passed, they helped probate his estate. They did the best job for our family.”

  • “As soon as I met with the firm and found that they prioritized my needs as well as my child’s needs, I knew I was in the right hands.”

  • “We decided to get into the restaurant business and were warned of the complicated and difficult procedure of buying a business and obtaining a liquor license. Brian and his staff made the entire experience seamless and easy, their professionalism ensuring the transfer of the liquor license on time to start our dream.”

  • “I really messed up by drinking too much and ultimately, getting arrested. The lawyers guided me through the criminal process, secured the help I needed and counseled me through this difficult time. I couldn’t have done it without them.”

  • “Brian and his firm were responsive to all of my needs during my divorce, always returned my phone calls, answered my questions and helped me through the difficult time.”

  • “Last year my restaurant was cited by the LCB for a liquor violation. The staff knew what they were doing; guiding me through the system, the result was outstanding. I learned from what occurred and now have the business running without any issues.”

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