Rebecca Price Appointed Solicitor to the Lehigh County Board of Assessment Appeals

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

Rebecca J. Price, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been appointed Solicitor to the Lehigh County Board of Assessment Appeals.

About the Lehigh County Board of Assessment Appeals

Assessment appeals provide a vehicle for property owners in the County to review their property’s current tax assessment. As Solicitor, Price will review applications, attend hearings, and provide her legal opinion to the Board when requested.

“I am looking forward to working with the Board and assisting the County and its residents with this important process,” said Price.

About Rebecca Price

Price represents clients in all the eastern counties of Pennsylvania, the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and the District of New Jersey. As a commercial litigator, she handles a wide range of lawsuits, including complex commercial business litigation, landlord/ tenant matters, and contract disputes.

Price represents local and out-of-state banks in bankruptcy, complex foreclosures, receiverships, and asset recovery matters, including negotiating deed in lieu transfers and confession of judgment for ejectment and money proceedings. She has completed the necessary training to perform work for Fannie Mae. Price has also defended clients in actions to open or strike judgments entered by confession.

Often, Price is engaged as local counsel by attorneys in foreign districts. Understanding the dynamic role that local counsel plays in assisting the client of the referring firm, she has been successful in establishing many relationships with other firms. Proficient in handling multifaceted commercial collection matters on behalf of local and out-of-state businesses, she gives seminars to assist businesses in adopting practices best suited for collecting outstanding accounts receivable. Price has ample experience litigating collection matters and executing upon judgments obtained on behalf of clients.

Beyond her practice, Price is devoted to issues affecting underprivileged youth in Lehigh County. She initially volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, where she advocated for children in foster care. Price also serves as Conflict Counsel for Lehigh County’s Juvenile Dependency Court. In that role, she regularly represents the interests of underprivileged children. In addition to other non-profits, Price ardently supports two organizations devoted to assisting Lehigh County children, the Kindness Project and Parkland C.A.R.E.S. Food Pantry.

Additionally, to promote her lifetime passion for the arts, Price currently serves on the Civic Theatre Board of Directors, where she is Co-Chair of the Kapital for Kids Campaign, which seeks to raise funds to renovate the space dedicated to children’s programming inside the historic 17th Street Theatre. She was also elected the Secretary of the Board in September 2020 and plans to continue in that role through 2021. Price earned her J.D. in 2007 from William and Mary School of Law, and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Ohio State University in 2004.