Joel E. Benecke, Esq.

Mr. Benecke is an experienced trial attorney with a highly developed understanding of courtroom tactics and strategies. He has argued cases in numerous Pennsylvania state and federal courts, where he has successfully defended hundreds of clients on a broad range of criminal charges and represented individual and corporate clients in complex civil litigation.


Mr. Benecke received his Juris Doctorate from the Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he won awards for trial and appellate advocacy.


While attending law school, Mr. Benecke served as full time Judicial Aide to the Honorable Marlene F. Lachman in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Benecke is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as an active duty Combat Medical Corpsman with the Navy and Marine Corps for over five years.


In addition to having acted as an on-air legal consultant for NBC, Mr. Benecke’s practice focuses on white-collar and felony criminal cases, business law, civil litigation, and crisis management.

Julie D. Lathia, Esq.

Ms. Lathia prides herself on being an honest, approachable, and resourceful lawyer, but also a true partner in helping you build your business. For Ms. Lathia, small business isn’t just a specialty, it’s her job. She’s the owner of a small business, so she understands your position: your drive, your worries, your daily tabulations of every penny in the books.

Growing up, Ms. Lathia’s parents owned a motel, and she worked doing everything from cleaning rooms to managing the front desk. In her legal practice, she works with hotel owners and operators, and has experience in construction, development, and financing, as well as human resources and employment concerns.

Ms. Lathia also works with small to mid-size businesses from inception to wind-down. She can help with everything along the way, including establishing the corporate structure, contracts, intellectual property, collections, commercial landlord/tenant issues, litigation, and buying or selling a business.

Ms. Lathia received her Juris Doctorate from the Temple University Beasley School of Law.  

Client Testimonials

Joel was incredible. I have never been in this type of a situation before and it was very overwhelming. He took great care of the situation and myself. He was quick to respond and very knowledgeable. If you ever need a lawyer I would recommend Joel every day and twice on Sunday.”

Joel is a superb Attorney who provided excellent representation. He advised me on the entire process. He was forthcoming and communicated with me with transparency. Despite the circumstances, I am pleased with the outcome. His counsel was timely and comforting and I would not hesitate to recommend Joel or his firm.”

“Julie came recommended for our small business and she has continued to exceed my expectations every time we work together. She’s quick, reliable, and has made sure that we knew everything we could possibly need for every situation that we have brought to her. I highly recommend her services to everyone that I can!”

“International Women’s Coalition highly recommends Julie We hired her to help us with our non-profit organization and she has been a tremendous help to us. She is very professional, friendly and good at what she does. We highly recommend her and her services.”

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