William J. Benz, of Counsel
The Law Firm of Howland, Hess, Guinan, Torpey, Cassidy & O'Connell, LLP is pleased to announce that William J. Benz, Esq. has joined the firm as "Of Counsel". Mr. Benz is a highly regarded attorney with over thirty years of experience in the fields of estate planning and personal injury. In the legal profession, the designation of "Of Counsel" is reserved for highly experienced attorneys who have a formal relationship with a law firm but do not assume the role of partner or associate.
This formal integration will enhance Howland Hess O'Connell's ability to continue offering a wide array of services to our clients. Mr. Benz is an experienced litigator with broad range of legal experience.
Mr. Benz is an experienced estate planner and litigator with broad range of legal experience. He is rated by his peers as "distinguished" with the highest ethical rating, and rated "Superb" by AVVO. Currently, Mr. Benz specializes in Estates and Estate Planning. He has been engaged in the general civil practice of law in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties for 34 years.
Bill Benz is a very detail and outcome oriented person. He has a strong community service background, with a wide ranging network in the lower Bucks County area. Currently, he serves as Magisterial District Judge for Northampton and Upper Southampton Townships. He has also served as Township Supervisor and Zoning Board member in Northampton Township, adult advisor to the Boy Scouts of America, chairman of American Red Cross Blood drives, Director for La Salle College High School Alumni Association, and as a Board Member for The Miracle League of Northampton township.
Mr. Benz is the Recipient of the William Whelan Service Award in recognition of service to LaSalle College High School, and recipient of two Citations by the Pennsylvania State Legislature for outstanding community service.
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William J. Benz