Joshua J. Knapp LinkedIn

Attorney in Lancaster, PA

Josh is a senior associate in the firm's Litigation Group. He maintains an active civil and commercial litigation practice, representing a variety of clients in both state and federal courts. Josh specializes in contract disputes, business torts, creditor's rights and collections, premises liability, restrictive covenant and ejectment actions. Josh also has extensive appellate experience and has served as local counsel in complex litigation matters in both Lancaster County and U.S. District Courts.

Josh's recent experience includes:

· Served as second chair representing a tenant against landlord/owner during a four-week, multi-million dollar arbitration arising out of campus development and construction project.

· Represented a large non-profit veterans' organization in a declaratory judgment and injunctive relief action, obtaining an emergency injunction and stipulated order returning real and personal property seized by the state-level organization.

· Represented a national financial institution in debt collection and fraudulent transfer actions.

· Defended a major regional health care entity in multiple premises liability actions.

· Represented several local businesses in breach of contract and debt collection actions.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh served as Trial Counsel with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps and as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony criminal trials. Prior to college, Josh served as an Airborne Ranger and rifle team leader with the elite 3rd Ranger Battalion and the 25th Infantry Division (Hawaii), deploying for Operation Uphold Democracy and the subsequent U.N. Mission in Haiti in 1995.

Community Involvement

· Rotary Club of Lancaster, Member

· Lancaster County Veterans' Court Community Partnership, Volunteer Advisor

· Lancaster Symphony Orchestra; Auction Committee

· Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Salem United Methodist Church; Member

Professional Affiliations

· Lancaster Bar Association

· Pennsylvania Bar Association

Other Professional Experience

· Trial Counsel, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia

· Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia; Alexandria, Virginia

· Airborne Ranger/Rifle Team Leader, Fort Benning, Georgia and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Publications

· The Fair Share Act on the Verge of Becoming Law?

· Beware the DeFacto Merger--Potentially More Than You Bargained For

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Areas of Law

  • Litigation
  • Collections

 

Experience & Credentials

Position

Associate

Admission Details

Admitted in 2003, Pennsylvania
2005, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
2008, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2008, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Law School Attended

Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D.
Phi Delta Phi

University Attended

Slippery Rock University of PA
B.A.
History, English and Philosophy, summa cum laude

Contact Information

Phone

717-399-1577

Fax

717-291-4660

Email

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Office Information
Joshua J. Knapp
Associate
 126 East King Street,
Lancaster, PA 17602-2893

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