RICHARD JOSEPH BLASETTI

Attorney at Law

548 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: (610) 292-8600
Fax: (610) 292-9478
Email: Email Me

Richard BlasettiMr. Blasetti's first professional position was as an Assistant Public Defender in Montgomery County in 1984. He was given sole responsibility in the defense of indigents against adult and juvenile criminal charges. Since then he has represented thousands of adults and children in the five-county area, as well as in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, and Scranton.

Now an experienced personal injury and criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Blasetti has been afforded the opportunity to contribute to government service in both Delaware and Montgomery Counties. In his Media, Delaware County position he researches and writes appellate briefs directed to the Superior Court and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

In Norristown, Montgomery County, Mr. Blasetti represents the County Tax Claim Bureau in the Court of Common Pleas and on appeals to the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. He litigates against tax-delinquent property owners and collects their unpaid tax, along with interest and penalties.

Areas of Practice

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law
Defense of Driving Under the Influence
Defense of Minors

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1984
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1986

Education

Widener University School of Law
Wilmington, Delaware, 1983
J.D.
Honors: Moot Court Honor Society

Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1980
Honors: Dean's List
Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

Jesuit Scholarship, St. Joseph's University,
1976 - 1980

Budd Company Scholarship, St. Joseph's University,
1976 - 1980

Professional Associations

Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board
1996 - 1999, Member and Chairman

Wayne Business Association
2005 - 2007, Member

Employment History

County of Delaware, Appellate Counsel, 1996 - Present

Solicitor to Montgomery County Tax Claim Bureau, 2000 – Present

Montgomery County Litigation Practice, 1988 - Present

Philadelphia Litigation Practice, 1988 – 1991

Solomon, Berschler and Warren, P.C., Norristown, 1987 – 1988

Montgomery County Litigation Practice, 1985 – 1987

Montgomery County Public Defender, 1984 - 1985