Mr. Elliott has been engaged in the general practice of law since 1978, with significant emphasis in: Residential and Commercial Real Estate; Real Estate Title Insurance; Commercial Law and Litigation; Uniform Commercial Code; Municipal Law; Zoning, Planning and Land Use and Litigation; Civil Litigation; Trusts and Estates; and Wills.
Mr. Elliott was the Solicitor for the Township of Bethlehem and the Bethlehem Township Planning Commission from 1990-2009 in charge of all their legal affairs. He was a member of the Bethlehem Township Planning Commission from 1989-1990.
Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978
Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in Government and Law, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1975; George F. Baker Scholar, Awarded by the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College on behalf of the George F. Baker Trust, New York, New York, for "outstanding qualities of character, responsibility, and motivation" and for "a high degree of recognition by contemporaries."
He is admitted to the practice of law in all courts of the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System (the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; the Superior Court of Pennsylvania; the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania; all Common Pleas courts); the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association; the American Planning Association; the Pennsylvania Bar Association (section member for Real Estate and Probate Law and Municipal Law); and the Northampton County Bar Association.
He is an approved attorney for Penn Attorneys Title Insurance Company to issue title insurance to owners and mortgage lenders.