Kathleen Thomas

Kathleen Thomas

High Swartz LLP
  • Municipal Law, Tax Law, Gov & Administrative Law...
  • Pennsylvania
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Kathleen M. Thomas concentrates her practice in the areas of municipal law, small business, non-profit law, and civil litigation. Kathleen is also experienced in other areas of municipal law, including Right to Know, land development, zoning, code enforcement and litigation.

Recognized as an expert in the areas of Pennsylvania Act 511 taxation, Kathleen serves as Special Act 511 Tax Counsel to the Townships of Lower Merion and Abington, among others. She also serves as the Act 511 Hearing Officer to multiple municipalities in Montgomery and Delaware Counties. She also serves as Special Tax Consultant for ordinance and Regulation Revision and litigation for many townships in Pennsylvania. Kathleen is a regular speaker at the meetings of the Pennsylvania Business Privilege and Mercantile Tax Collectors Association.

Kathleen’s expertise extends to issues of corporate governance and other matters related to non-profit organizations, veterans groups, churches and other religious entities, including the Philadelphia Baptist Association.

Practice Areas
  • Municipal Law
  • Tax Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Non-Profit Law
  • Solicitor Services
  • Litigation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Special Counsel
High Swartz LLP
- Current
Attorney
HLADIK, ONORATO & FEDERMAN, LLP
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Attorney
KERNS, PEARLSTINE, ONORATO & HLADIK, LLP
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JENKINS, SIERGIEJ & SMITH, P.C.
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Education
Temple University Beasley School of Law
J.D.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
B.S. | Business Administration
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 57357
Member
Current
Montgomery Bar Association
Member
Current
Pennsylvania Business Privelege and Mercantile License Tax Collectors Association
Member
Current
Wills for Heroes
Volunteer
Current
Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Special Act 511 Tax Solicitor
- Current
Activities: Tax consultation and litigation
Township of Abington, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Special Act 511 Tax Solicitor
- Current
Activities: Tax consultation and litigation
Township of Lower Merion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,
Special Act 511 Tax Solicitor
- Current
Activities: Tax Consultation and Litigation
Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Act 511 Local Tax Review Hearing Officer
- Current
Activities: Act 511 Local Tax Review Hearing Officer
Radnor Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Act 511 Local Tax Review Hearing Officer
- Current
Center for Loss and Bereavement
Board of Directors
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High Swartz
116 E Court St
Doylestown, PA 18901
USA
Telephone: (215) 345-8888