Richard B. Somach, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Tax Sales, Tax Foreclosures, Sheriff Sales, and Lessons Learned from Years in the Trenches” on Tuesday, February 12, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Allentown Brew Works.
Somach focuses his practice on real estate, commercial law, and creditors’ remedies, representing real estate development companies, shopping centers, and local banks. He has represented real estate owners, developers, and investors in a broad range of real estate transactions, including zoning matters, residential subdivisions, and shopping center development. As a licensed title insurance agent, Somach is president of the title insurance and settlement company ABE Settlement Services. He is legal counsel to the Lehigh Valley Association of REALTORS®, and also serves as Assistant Lehigh County Solicitor, advising the Sheriff’s Office, the Tax Assessment Office, and the Tax Claim Bureau. He frequently writes and lectures on real estate matters, sheriff’s sales, and real estate tax sales. He received his B.A., with honors, in 1971 from Lehigh University and his J.D. in 1974 from Hofstra University Law School.